|IKE LEGGETT for Montgomery County Executive
4401 Dustin Road – Burtonsville, Maryland 20866
November 8, 2005
Contact: Fran Brenneman
CURRENT & FORMER COUNCILMEMBERS,
FORMER COUNTY EXECS TO STEP FORWARD TO SUPPORT LEGGETT
COUNCIL PRESIDENT PEREZ: “LEGGETT
REPRESENTS EXPERIENCE & LEADERSHIP WE CAN TRUST”
An unusually large number of current and former County
Councilmembers – as well as two former County Executives are
stepping forward to endorse Ike Leggett’s candidacy for County
“Those who are most knowledgeable of what it takes to
effectively lead this County – and who have worked with Ike and
others -- are stepping out to say, ‘Yes, this is the best person
for the job’,” said Council President Tom Perez.
“Ike Leggett represents exceptional experience and leadership
we can trust.
“It says a lot that a broad range of folks who have had
honest differences among themselves agree on one thing that’s
critical to moving Montgomery County forward - -electing Ike
Leggett as our next County Executive.”
In addition to Perez, Ike Leggett is endorsed by three other
current Councilmembers – Phil Andrews, chair of the Council’s
Public Safety Committee; Marilyn Praisner, chair of the
Management & Fiscal Policy Committee; Michael Subin, chair of
the Education Committee; and as mentioned previously, Council
President Tom Perez, who is lead Councilmember on the
“Besides being one of the most fiscally responsible leaders I
know, he is remarkably sensitive in responding to the needs of
our diverse community,” said Praisner.
Also joining the Leggett effort are former County
Councilmembers Bill Hanna (1986-1998), Bruce Adams (1986-1994),
and Blair Ewing (1998-2002).
Former County Executive, Councilmember, and businessman Sid
Kramer and former County Executive and Councilmember Neal Potter
will also be present to support Leggett.
“I especially appreciate Ike’s ability to build consensus
among business and civic leaders who start with differing points
of view, a talent a successful County Executive must have,” said
Kramer. “He brings people together.”