Former Salisbury mayor Jim Ireton is set to announce his campaign for Congress in the 1st Congressional District today, seeking to unseat Andy Harris. In case you’re wondering what Ireton’s decision will be, he’s already filed a statement of candidacy with the FEC on Saturday. Game on.
He just won an election on Tuesday, but outgoing Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton is clearly ready for another. Fresh off his victory in Salisbury’s District 4 municipal election Mayor Jim Ireton appears to be eyeing another political job. This time it’s a challenge to Representative Andy Harris in the Eastern Shore’s First District. Just a few hours after winning his election… Read more »
Former Delegate and right wing firebrand Michael Smigiel has filed papers with the FEC to run for Congress in CD1. While Smigiel and Andy Harris are hardly buddies, the filing suggests that Smigiel believes Harris will run for the US Senate seat. I don’t see Smigiel as the likely GOP winner in CD1, as others will assuredly run, but the… Read more »