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Delegate Beitzel Announces Retirement

August 10th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Another Mountain Maryland lawmaker is not running for re-election.

District 1A Delegate Wendell Beitzel tells WCBC News that he is retiring at the end of his current term. Beitzel has represented Garrett County and Western Allegany County since 2006, when he won a five person Republican primary to replace George Edwards, who opted to run for the State Senate…

Beitzel's retirement does not come as a surprise, as he told WCBC at PACE five years ago he was seriously considering not running in 2018.