Two Frederick County Incumbents Lose Their Re-Election Bids

That’s according to the unofficial final ballot count.

Frederick, Md. (KM) – The final unofficial count of the 2022 primary election was completed on Friday, and two incumbent members of the Frederick County Council have lost their re-election bids. Council President M.C.  Keegan-Ayer lost the Democratic Primary race in District Three To Jazmin Di Cols by three votes. . The winner will face Republican Shelley Aloi in the general election on November 8th.

Council Vice President Michael Blue was defeated in the GOP primary for District Five by Mason Carter, who  will face Democrat Julianna Lufkin in November.

Incumbent Council members Steve McKay from District Two and Jerry Donald from District One won their Republican and Democratic primary races, along with Councilman At Large Phil Dacey who won the Republican Primary. McKay will campaign against Democrat Lisa Jarosinski in the fall who ran unopposed in the primary. . Donald, who also ran unopposed, will square off against Republican John Distel in November.

Councilman Kai Hagen unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic nomination for County Executive. That contest was won by Councilwoman Jessica Fitzwater who will face GOP candidate Michael Hough in the November general election.

The results are expected to be certified on Monday.

By Kevin McManus