Howard County Registrar of Wills Byron MacFarlane defeated Terrence McAndrews by a 67.2-32.8 percent margin in the Democratic primary. MacFarlane will face off against Republican Shawn Conley in November.
Evan Glass finished third in the Democratic primary for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council with 7.9 percent of the vote.
“In this age of President Trump, where I can be refused service because of whom I love, the significance of being the first LGBTQ nominee to the Montgomery County Council sends a loud and clear message that hate has no home here,” Glass told his supporters in an email he sent to them on Wednesday. “I vow to be a voice for all of our minority communities and disenfranchised groups.”
Frederick County Board of Election member Liz Barrett won re-election with 10.9 percent of the vote.
Former Kensington Mayor Pete Fosselman lost in the Democratic primary for the Montgomery County Council District 1 race.