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Michael Hough

June 4, 2008
For Immediate Release

Contact: Michael Hough
Phone: 240-405-7098

Congressman Bartlett Announces Support for Michael Hough WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Yesterday Congressman Roscoe Bartlett, who represents Western Maryland, announced his support for Michael Hough's candidacy for Maryland State Delegate in District 3B (Frederick & Washington Counties). The Congressman issued a statement saying, 'I support Michael Hough for Delegate because he is a proven Republican leader who has tirelessly fought for the conservative values of our party. I know he will lead the fight in Annapolis for lower taxes, responsible government spending and traditional family values. He will represent the citizens of District 3B well.'

Michael Hough is running for State Delegate in District 3B, which covers portions of Southern Frederick and Washington Counties. The District 3B seat will be open during the 2010 election. Hough currently serves as a Director of the Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development and the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Task Forces at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the nation's largest nonpartisan individual membership organization of state legislators. Hough also serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Frederick County Republican Central Committee.

In response to the Congressman's announcement of support, Hough stated, 'It's nice to know I have a vote of confidence from Congressman Bartlett, who lives in the very district that I am running to represent. I admire him for all of the work and service he has done for the citizens of Western Maryland. Congressman Bartlett has faithfully represented his constituents in Washington, D.C. and I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as his Delegate in Annapolis.'

The Congressman has joined a number of elected officials supporting Michael Hough for Delegate including State Senator Alex X. Mooney, Frederick County State's Attorney Charlie Smith, Former State Delegate Patrick Hogan, and five current members of the Frederick County Republican Central Committee – including the Chairman, Mary Rolle.

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