Photo provided by Katie Fry Hester

Two current elected officials filed to run for re-election today: Katie Fry Hester (Maryland State Senate District 9) and Courtney Watson (Maryland State Delegate District 9B).

District 9 covers Howard and Carroll Counties where 9B is just Howard County.

Here are the filings made on October 28th:

Delegate Watson posted the following on social media today:


Neither of these filings were a surprise as I have seen both elected officials holding events and door knocking: (posts from social media)

The filings today do make me wonder if they have some inside knowledge on the redistricting maps being considered. Maybe that is just me.

Scott E