2014 Endorsements


DAVID BRINKLEY - State Senator (R)
"Mark Long and I had several conversations about his County Council candidacy. I've had conversations with several other business and municipal leaders in the district I trust. Mark will be available at community gatherings in all parts of the district and he will do his homework before making a decision."

DAVID GRAY - County Commissioner (R)

"Mark Long is a person you can trust and he will respectfully listen to your opinions."

JOHN KINNAIRD - Mayor of Thurmont (R) 

Knowing Mark  for many years, I'm confident that he  will bring the strong and respectful leadership to the County Council that Northern Frederick County residents deserve."

RALPH WHITMORE - Burgess of Walkersville (R) 

“I'm endorsing Mark Long for County Council because he's made it clear that he will listen to everyone in our community and address our needs, whether Republican, Democrat, or Independent.”

WAYNE CREADICK - Mayor of Myersville (R)

"Mark Long has impressed me as an individual who is open to listening and showing concern for the Town of Myersville and the greater Myersville Community. I would welcome the opportunity to partner with Mark to do what is best for our shared constituents and the County at Large."

RUSS WINCH - Walkersville Commissioner (R)
"I fully endorse Mark Long for the position of Frederick County Councilman - District 5. Mark is the right person at the right time for our historic transition into Home Rule government. Although I am a registered republican, I see the need to cross party affiliations to choose the best person for the job at hand. I encourage all District 5 voters to send Mark to Winchester Hall as our first Councilmember!"

GLENN BLANCHARD - Emmitsburg Commissioner (D) 

"Mark Long has the vision and the insight, necessary to help lead Frederick County into the future."

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