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No Allegany County Candidates Vying for 1C Seat

May 24th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

For the first time since its inception in 1994, there are no candidates from Allegany County running for Maryland House of Delegates seat 1C,  which will leave the county with a total of just two house representatives in the General Assembly. It won’t be unprecedented as Leroy Myers of Washington County held the seat prior to current office holder Mike McKay- but it is the first time that no candidates from Allegany County are vying for the seat. Delegate McKay opted to make a run for the state senate, choosing not to seek a third term for the 1C seat. He tells WCBC News that it was Allegany County’s continued decline in numbers and redistricting efforts that has caused the shift…