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

Community Voices

“Ike Leggett has served our community with great distinction. His strong character and principled leadership have allowed him to bring people together to get things done. He has been a great uniter and consensus builder. We are indebted to Ike Leggett for his public service and his commitment to making our community an even better place in which to live and work.”
– Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD 8th District)

“Ike’s leadership uniquely qualifies him for County Executive; he is thoughtful, responsive, and decisive!”
– Congressman Albert Wynn (MD 4th District)

“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. He brings people together.”
– Former County Executive and businessman Sid Kramer

“I have known Ike’s exceptional leadership for more than 20 years. From the community perspective, he analyzes issues in a balanced way and gets things done in the best interests of the County.”
– Former County Executive and Council Member, civic activist Neal Potter

“I think of Ike as a uniter who will ensure that every voice is heard across the County. He has spent his entire public career bringing the community together. As County Executive he will be a progressive force in building a better Montgomery County.”
– County Council Member Tom Perez

“Ike embodies the perfect combination of great leadership and solid experience in making things happen for Montgomery County. Besides being one of the most fiscally responsible leaders I know, he is remarkably sensitive in responding to the needs of our diverse community. Now, more than ever, we need Ike.”
– County Council Member and former School Board Member Marilyn Praisner

“A great advocate for education, as Council Member and President Ike did an excellent job supporting the school system and did so in a fiscally responsible way.”
– Former Superintendent of Schools (MCPS) Harry Pitt