Marc Elrich: Buoyed by his faithful in quest for Montgomery County executive

Washington Post, Jennifer Barrios

Marc Elrich is not a fan of neckties. But on Saturday, the Democratic nominee for Montgomery County executive paused to loop one over his head before making his way up the driveway of a home in affluent Somerset.

Dozens of his followers were packed shoulder to shoulder at the small-dollar fundraiser, including Susan Mezey, a newcomer to local politics drawn to Elrich by his cautionary stance toward development. Read More >>