ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Comptroller Peter Franchot has thrown his hat into the race to become the next governor of the State of Maryland.
The democrat posted this campaign ad on Twitter, touting his 14 years of experience as the state’s tax collector.READ MORE: Preakness Fans Happy To Watch Live Horse Racing Again At Pimlico
He said if elected in 2022, he would focus on housing, schools, criminal justice, tax and environmental issues.READ MORE: Maryland Businesses Split On Whether Or Not To Keep Mask Mandates After CDC, Hogan Announcement
Franchot announced more than a year ago he planned on running.MORE NEWS: Maryland Foundation Earns Guinness World Record In Order To Bring Awareness About Suicide Prevention
Current Gov. Larry Hogan is in his second, four-year term and cannot run again.