2018 Frederick County Progressives Endorsements

Endorsements by Frederick County Progressives and Progressive Maryland. Click here to see PMD endorsements for the entire state.


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Governor & Lt. Governor

Ben Jealous {https://benjealous.com/

Ben Jealous is a civil rights leader, community organizer, investor in startups for good, educator, former investigative journalist and a Rhodes Scholar who has spent his life bringing people together to get big things done. He has been named Marylander of the Year by the Baltimore Sun because of the role he played in leading the effort to abolish the death penalty, helping assure the effort to pass marriage equality was successful, chairing the effort to pass the DREAM Act, and expand voting rights.

Susan Turnbull {https://benjealous.com/meet-susie/}

Susan Turnbull has been a community & civil rights activist, political organizer for over 40 years She has worked in a variety of governmental, non-profit, business and political positions. She has served as a member and chair of the Montgomery County Board of Appeals where she helped to navigate solutions to various land use issues. Susie has worked extensively to elevate the diversity of voices for women and young leaders in politics.


Karl Bickel {https://www.frederickcountysheriff.com/}

Karl Bickel has served the law enforcement community for 40+ years.