2017 Frederick mayoral election

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Frederick Mayoral Election, 2017
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Nominee Michael O'Connor Randy McClement
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 5,093 3,184
Percentage 58.31 36.46

Mayor of Frederick before election

Randy McClement
Republican

Elected Mayor of Frederick

Michael O'Connor
Democratic

The 2017 Frederick mayoral election was held November 7, 2017 in Frederick, Maryland. Randy McClement, the incumbent mayor, ran for a third term as Mayor. Democratic nominee Michael C. O'Connor won the election with 58.31% of the vote, becoming the city's next mayor.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Shelley Aloi, former Fredrick City alderwoman, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland in 2014, and candidate for mayor in 2013[2]
  • Randy McClement, incumbent mayor[3]

Democratic primary[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Jennifer Dougherty, former mayor of Frederick and Independent candidate for mayor in 2013[4]
  • Michael O'Connor, Frederick City alderman[5]

Results[edit]

Frederick mayoral election, 2017[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael O'Connor 5,093 58.31
Republican Randy McClement 3,184 36.46
Write-in Personal choice 457 5.23
Total votes 8,734 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://wtop.com/maryland/2017/11/maryland-2017-city-election-results/
  2. ^ Mallory Panuska (July 31, 2017). "Meet the candidate: Shelley Aloi". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  3. ^ Mallory Panuska (March 6, 2017). "McClement announces plans to run for re-election". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
  4. ^ Mallory Panuska (February 22, 2017). "Downtown business owner, former mayor becomes second 2017 mayoral candidate". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  5. ^ Mallory Panuska (January 6, 2017). "O'Connor becomes first to publicly announce candidacy for Frederick mayor". The Frederick News-Post. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  6. ^ https://www.cityoffrederick.com/DocumentCenter/View/9260