Liz Bobo's Open Seat Provides Opportunity
Newcomers and current elected officials are reportedly eyeing the seat.
After Delegate Liz Bobo announced she would not be returning to the General Assembly after her term ended in 2014, the question that remained was who would fill it?
Speculation abounded throughout the county about the newly redistricted District 12b seat, which includes a large chunk of western Columbia and parts of Ellicott City along Route 100.
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Explore Howard speculated the main contender was Howard County Council chairperson Mary Kay Sigaty. Sigaty, who would be forced out of the Council by term limits in 2018, said Bobo's retirement "opens a new door," according to the article.
Sigaty did not return phone calls for comment Friday.
The article also listed Howard County Democrats Clarence Lam, a public health expert, Terri Hill, a plastic surgeon and Republican Joseph Hooe, of Landsdowne, who unsuccessfuly ran for the seat in 2010.