Endorsements

Montgomery County

Former County Executive Isiah ‘Ike’ Leggett

Senator Brian Feldman, District 15

Delegate Kathleen Dumais, District 15

Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo, District 15

Delegate Lily Qi, District 15

Senator Susan Lee, District 16

Senator Cheryl Kagan, District 17

Delegate Kumar Barve, District 17

Delegate Julie Palakovich Carr, District 17

Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17

Maryland Senate Majority Leader Nancy King, District 39

Delegate Lesley Lopez, District 39

Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39

County Council President Tom Hucker

County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, At-Large

County Councilmember Evan Glass, At-Large

County Councilmember Will Jawando, At-Large

County Councilmember Hans Riemer, At-Large

County Councilmember Andrew Friedson, District 1

County Councilmember Craig Rice, District 2

County Councilmember Sidney Katz, District 3

County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, District 4

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

Frederick County

County Executive Jan Gardner

Senator Ron Young, District 3

Delegate Carol Krimm, District 3A

Delegate Karen Lewis Young, District 3A

Delegate Ken Kerr, District 3B

Washington County

Hagerstown Mayor Emily Keller

Hagerstown City Councilwoman Tiara Burnett

Allegany County

Cumberland City Councilman Seth Bernard

Cumberland City Councilman Richard ‘Rock’ Cioni

Garrett County

Charlene Pullias, President of Garrett County Democratic Club

 

Support from District Leaders

“In business and now as our Congressman, David Trone has always been an effective and driven leader. He brings an unparalleled level of commitment to his work for the people of the 6th District: providing stellar constituent service, bringing about real progress on our community’s most pressing issues, and ensuring that everyone from Montgomery County to Western Maryland is given a voice in the halls of Congress. He has my enduring support,” said former Montgomery County Executive Isiah ‘Ike’ Leggett.

“In David Trone, I have an effective partner, a tenacious advocate, and a responsive legislator. I am proud to endorse my friend David for re-election, and I look forward to our partnership for many years to come,” said Senator Brian Feldman (District 15).

“David and I share a passion about criminal justice work and bringing change to an unjust system so we can truly help those who are left behind. I am looking forward to working more with him in the future,” said Delegate Kathleen Dumais (District 15).

“David Trone puts in the time and effort to get things done for our constituents. I’m thankful to have worked with him as we fight for a cleaner environment and stronger public education system. He has my support!” said Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo (District 15).

“David Trone is an effective problem solver. He knows how to bring people together to tackle the most difficult issues facing Marylanders. He has been a strong advocate and ally for our growing Asian American community, always willing to go the extra mile to help anyone in need. I am honored to work with him and look forward to continued partnership,” said Delegate Lily Qi (District 15).

“I am happy to endorse David Trone for re-election to the United States Congress. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, David is now in a position to be a powerful advocate for Montgomery County and our state. I look forward to continuing to partner with David to get things done for our shared constituents,” said Senator Susan Lee (District 16).

“David Trone is a wonderful partner and a strong advocate for Gaithersburg and Montgomery County. He and his team are collaborative, responsive, and laser-focused on getting things done for the people we represent. We have worked together closely on improving mental health care for our 9-1-1 Specialists– our first First Responders, so I know what a strategic and effective leader he is. I am thrilled to endorse Congressman David Trone for re-election!” said Senator Cheryl Kagan (District 17).

“I am proud to endorse my friend David Trone for re-election. In Congress, David sticks to his progressive values to get things done for all Marylanders. From mental health care to criminal justice reform, David works everyday to improve the lives of Marylanders. I look forward to continue working with David in the future.” said Delegate Kumar Barve (District 17).

“Congressman Trone is tireless in his efforts to serve residents.  I’ve so appreciated his proactive outreach and responsiveness on a multitude of issues.  He is a reliable partner and I look forward to continuing to work with him.” said Delegate Julie Palakovich Carr (District 17).

“David has the compassion, competence, and determination to make real progress on the challenges we face in Maryland. I know that he’s working hard for us in Washington, and it’s an honor to support him.” said Delegate Jim Gilchrist (District 17).

“As Maryland’s Senate Majority Leader, I know that we have a tremendous partner in David Trone. He and his team work hard, stay focused, and deliver results every day for Montgomery County and all of Maryland. His office provides top notch constituent services, and he is an effective leader for our community. Now that he is on the powerful Appropriations Committee, I know what a difference he will be able to make for all Marylanders. I am happy to endorse David Trone for re-election,” said Maryland Senate Majority Leader Nancy King (District 39).

“David Trone never backs down from a challenge. He’s been a great partner in the fight for the issues that matter most to the people of Montgomery County. David works tirelessly to address the challenges that concern my D39 constituents and me– like reforming our criminal justice system, promoting better education and mental health resources, and supporting the innovative medical research happening right in our backyard. I’m proud to support him,” said Delegate Lesley Lopez (District 39).

“Having had the opportunity to work with David Trone on some of the most pressing issues facing the people of Montgomery County, I am proud to offer him my continued support as he fights for us in Congress. He is a good friend and a great leader, and I look forward to all that he will accomplish in the coming years,” said Delegate Kirill Reznik (District 39).

“I’m grateful to have David Trone as a partner in the federal government. He puts his constituents first, making sure that he’s a voice for them in Washington and fighting for their best interests. Whenever we need his help, he answers the call,” said Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker.

“David Trone and I have worked together on behalf of Montgomery County families for years, and together we have accomplished a lot. He is a strong and authentic leader. That’s why I couldn’t be more proud to support his re-election campaign. In Congress, David has delivered for the state of Maryland and Montgomery County, and I know his work is far from over.” said Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz (At-Large).

“As a member of the powerful Appropriations Committee, David has done an incredible job at engaging local communities and ensuring that Montgomery County’s budget priorities are represented in Congress. From solidifying American Rescue Plan funding to securing a mass vaccination site here in Montgomery County, David’s steadfast work has helped our community get back on track during this pandemic,” said Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass (At-Large).

“I’m supporting Rep. Trone for re-election because he is a compassionate, thoughtful leader. I’ve worked closely with David, coordinating our federal and local efforts on everything from educating our kids to reforming criminal justice to fighting opioid addiction in Maryland. I value his experience as someone who I trust to represent Montgomery County’s working families in Congress.” said Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando (At-Large).

“Congressman Trone always puts the people first. I know that I can count on him to invest in our students, our schools, and our communities as a whole. He’s been an excellent partner, working to understand and help to address the challenges we face here in Montgomery County. I’m happy to endorse him for re-election” said Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer (At-Large)

“David Trone is the progressive leader we need in Washington. He brings a long-term vision and an unwavering commitment to fight for the issues that matter most in the 6th District. I’m proud to call him a friend, and I look forward to what we can accomplish working together on behalf of our constituents,” said Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson (District 1).

“Congressman Trone has been an amazing leader in the State of Maryland and the US Congress. His commitment to areas like the Upper Montgomery County that I represent is widely acclaimed and lauded. And in this time of unrest, it was Congressman Trone that committed to a racial task force to help guide him in laws and policies that affect people of color in our community. I’m happy to endorse David Trone for another term. “ said Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice (District 2).

“David Trone is always there for all of us whenever we need him. He has been a strong advocate for Montgomery County and our state in Congress, and I look forward to continuing to work with him in the coming years. He has our back, and I have his. I am proud to endorse him for re-election.” said Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz (District 3).

“David Trone’s commitment to a post COVID-19 recovery that prioritizes access to opportunities for everyone is key.  I’m thankful he’s working for us in Congress.” said Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro (District 4).

“Congressman Trone has been a great friend to the City of Gaithersburg. When we need help, he is always ready to jump in and support us. In fact, even when we don’t know we need help, he’s looking-out for us! Clearly, David Trone is the hardest working man in Washington, we’re lucky to have him, and we look forward to many more years of his good work,” said Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman.

“Frederick County is fortunate to have David Trone working for us in Washington. He leads with compassion and competence and is steadfast in his mission to provide excellent service to those he represents. It’s been a pleasure working with him for the last several years. I have no doubt that he’ll achieve great things for our community in the future,” said Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner.

“I’m thankful to have a Representative in Washington willing to work across the aisle to get things done. In addition he is a strong partner with local and state officials. David Trone puts the people first and gets results. He has my respect and support,” said Senator Ron Young (District 3).

“Congressman David Trone is pragmatic, responsive and compassionate as our Representative in Congress. He is our partner and fights for Frederick County as we tackle issues like increasing broadband service, opening more opportunities for our veterans, building transportation infrastructure, and expanding healthcare.  I support him and will continue to work with him to find common-sense solutions for Frederick County’s needs,” said Delegate Carol Krimm (District 3A).

“David Trone’s commitment to his constituents has been a blessing during the pandemic. He has been incredibly responsive to any problems that come up and his office has been wonderful to work with during the most trying of times. You can tell that he really cares about the people he represents, and he’s always willing to help,” said Delegate Karen Lewis Young (District 3A).

“It has been a pleasure working closely with David over the past few years. He truly understands that the public’s need is best served when state and federal government work hand in hand to solve issues in the community. I am looking forward to continuing our work together in the years to come,” said Delegate Ken Kerr (District 3B).

“David Trone deeply understands the impact that the addiction crisis has on our community. He has been a nonstop force to solve this problem —  always showing up, listening to us, and collaborating to make change. I’m proud to call him my Congressman,” said Hagerstown Mayor Emily Keller.

“David Trone really cares about Hagerstown and is willing to put in the work to help us grow and succeed. Our community is lucky to have a Representative who’s willing to partner with us to tackle the challenges we’re facing and understand the needs of our city. He has my support!” said Hagerstown City Councilwoman Tiara Burnett.

“David Trone has been one of the most attentive representatives for Cumberland and Allegany County that we’ve had in a very long time. Anytime I, or the rest of Cumberland’s city council has needed his assistance, he’s always been more than happy to lend whatever support he can. Western Maryland can sleep better knowing Congressman Trone has our best interests in mind, and he has my proud support,” said Cumberland City Councilman Seth Bernard.

“Congressman Trone has represented us with absolute honesty and a genuine dedication to the common good. Mr. Trone has impressed me each time I have discussed the issues that affect my constituents …. he is not an average politician. The Congressman actually listens, asks questions and he clearly cares about every citizen. There is no better example than his dedication to addressing the opioid crisis that is devastating communities like ours. The Congressman has been a constant voice advocating for resources to help those suffering from the disease of addiction. It is an honor to know Congressman Trone and a pleasure to endorse him,” said Cumberland City Councilman Richard ‘Rock’ Cioni.

“Our Congressman, David Trone, has been a godsend to Garrett County. His regional office in Western Maryland is a source of courteous and competent information and access to federal programs.  His support for Garrett County in these difficult times has been outstanding,” said Charlene Pullias, President of the Garrett County Democratic Club.