I'm Kathy Afzali and I have chosen to make Frederick County my home for the last 24 years. I live here, I work here and chose to raise my family here.
It's Time for a Fresh Start
"Frederick County can be a model for the state of Maryland. We need a county government that treats citizens and businesses alike with respect, and understands its proper role — not as a job creator, but as the provider of ideal conditions for businesses and families to thrive."
- Republican Kathy Afzali -
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“I will end the bickering in county government and stand up to special interests,” Afzali said in a statement. “It’s time for a fresh start.” Property taxes are increasing and growth has become unmanageable across the county. ...read more
"Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it."
"Frederick County is suffering from political whiplash. Every four years an administration gets elected that spends their four years undoing the work of the administration before them."
"A balance between growth and rural heritage can be found and I believe I am the leader to do it."
"Considering that education is more than half of the county’s budget, the relationship between the county executive and school board should be fluid yet firm."
"We must simplify county processes so that businesses feel empowered and supported not devalued and reported."
"I will end the bickering in county government and stand up to the special interests."