Endorsements for Judge Keith Truffer & Judge Kathleen Cox

Judges Keith Truffer and Kathleen Cox are honored to have the support of the following diverse group of Maryland representatives:

Governor Larry Hogan: “The Sitting Judges in Baltimore County have the sound legal knowledge and temperament to serve effectively.  They have the support of their peers in the legal community and they have my support as well.” Comptroller Peter Franchot: “I am proud to express my strong support for the Baltimore County Sitting Judges – Judge Keith Truffer and Judge Kathleen Cox. Both of these fine jurists are exceptionally capable and are widely respected within Baltimore County’s legal community. Over the years, they have earned and continue to enjoy a reputation for civic leadership, service, and exceptional legal temperament. I remain appreciative of their continued commitment to public service and urge Baltimore County voters to join me in support of Judge Truffer and Judge Cox.” Attorney General Brian Frosh Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger: “I am honored to endorse Judge Keith Truffer and Judge Kathleen Cox for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. I’ve known both of them since my time in practice as a lawyer, before becoming the Baltimore County Executive and then being elected to Congress. They have the experience, integrity and temperament to decide cases that are important to the citizens of Baltimore County. They listen and treat people fairly and respectfully. They are also genuinely committed to public service. I wholeheartedly endorse them and ask you to please vote for them.” County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: “Judge Cox and Judge Truffer are outstanding jurists, exhibiting strong knowledge of the law and treating everyone with dignity and respect. I am proud to endorse them both.” Former County Executive Jim Smith State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger: “I have known both Judge Keith Truffer and Judge Kathleen Cox for more than two decades. They are honest, hardworking and have the highest ethical standards. They treat all those who appear before them with respect and dignity. Judges Truffer and Cox were vetted by a nominating commission made up of lawyers and civilians, and selected as the most qualified. I strongly support Judges Truffer and Cox. Please vote for them on Election Day.” Senator Jim Brochin Senator J.B. Jennings: “I am happy to endorse Judge Keith Truffer and Judge Kathleen Cox for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. They are experienced Judges who treat citizens with fairness and respect. They deserve your vote!” Senator Delores Kelley Senator Kathy Klausmeier Senator Johnny Ray Salling Senator Bobby Zirkin Delegate Adrienne Jones Delegate Kathy Szeliga: “It is my pleasure to endorse Judge Keith Truffer and Judge Kathleen Cox for the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. They are both excellent judges who have the experience, knowledge and temperament to decide important cases. They have also undergone a rigorous selection process to confirm they have the qualities that Judges must have. Please join me in supporting them when you vote!” Councilwoman Vicki Almond Councilwoman Cathy Bevins Councilman Julian Jones Councilman David Marks Councilman Tom Quirk

Many thanks to them and to the many others for recognizing that judicial elections should be nonpartisan and not political in nature – as envisioned by the Maryland Constitution.