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David Blair bets on himself again in Montgomery county executive race

June 16, 2022

Potomac businessman David Blair is leading the crop of candidates to unseat incumbent Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich in fundraising, with a war chest built on $2.95 million in self-financing, campaign filing reports released this week show. With just over a month before the primary election — which in liberal Montgomery often determines the eventual winner — the competitive race for county executive has turned on issues such as rising violent crime, affordable housing and economic development, filled with efforts from challengers to unseat Elrich, who’s spent much of his first term navigating the coronavirus pandemic.

Article Source: Washington Post

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