Gazette endorses Ike Leggett:
“Ike Leggett earns our endorsement largely through his uncommon mix of collaborative leadership skills ... Leggett’s more deliberative, professorial tone begets an air of credibility and fosters a level of trust that will serve Montgomery well in good or hard times.” » Read more

MCGEO and LOCAL 400 Endorse Ike Leggett for County Executive

IKE LEGGETT for Montgomery County Executive
4401 Dustin Road – Burtonsville, Maryland 20866
July 14, 2006

Municipal and County Government Employees Organization (MCGEO Local 1994) and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 400 endorsed Ike Leggett for Montgomery County Executive.

Bob Stewart, Executive Director, said that "No one knows when the next deep recession will come again. When that happens, we want to be doing business with somebody that we trust – that's Ike."

"Leggett's record as a County Council member was right down the line consistent and sincere in support of issues important for us" said Mark Federici, political director of United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 400.

These two labor unions combined represent 12000 Montgomery County workers.

Other recent endorsements of Ike Leggett for Montgomery County Executive include:

  • Montgomery County Chapter of Sierra Club
  • Montgomery County Career Firefighters Association
  • Progressive Maryland
  • Montgomery College Democrats