The lawmaker from Crofton hopes to serve four more years in the General Assembly.
Sen. Ed Reilly (R-District 33A) said he will seek re-election to the Maryland General Assembly in 2014. Reilly, who is from Crofton, will seek another four years in the Senate—the last two of which saw him rise to the Minority Whip. "I will continue to advocate for strong family values and our hard-working small businesses,” he said in a press release. Reilly, often referred to as "Big Ed," is currently the senior Republican on the Senate's Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. Before joining the Senate, he represented District 7 on the Anne Arundel County Council. He is employed as an agent with Nationwide Insurance.
The public is invited to ask questions and speak with potential candidates on Thursday night at the library in Odenton.
The West County Republican Club will host a special meeting on Thursday to discuss the process of appointing a new county executive in Anne Arundel County. The event is open to the public and will start at 6 p.m. Thursday at the West County Library in Odenton. According to the club's Facebook page, the appointment process will be discussed and there may be an opportunity for candidates to "interact with the public and respond to Republican questions." The Capital reported attendees will include Sen. Ed Reilly (R-Crofton) as moderator; Kendel Ehrlich, wife of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.; Del. Steve Schuh (R-Gibson Island) and 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Dan Bongino. In an email to Patch last week, Bongino said he was "strongly …