Rushern Baker

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Rushern Baker
Rushern Baker, May 2017.jpg
7th Executive of Prince George's County
In office
December 6, 2010 – December 3, 2018
Preceded byJack B. Johnson
Succeeded byAngela Alsobrooks
Personal details
Born
Rushern L. Baker III

(1958-10-24) October 24, 1958 (age 64)
Valdosta, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Christa Beverly
EducationHoward University (BA, JD)
WebsiteOfficial website

Rushern L. Baker III (born October 24, 1958) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was elected county executive of Prince George's County, Maryland in 2010 and won re-election in 2014, leaving office in 2018.

In 2017 and 2018, he ran an unsuccessful primary campaign to become Governor of Maryland.[1] In April 2021, he announced his candidacy for governor in the 2022 election.[2] In June 2022, he ended his campaign.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maryland Primary Election Results". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  2. DePuyt, Bruce (April 8, 2021). "Rushern Baker to Enter 2022 Race for Governor". Maryland Matters. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  3. DePuyt, Bruce (June 10, 2022). "Rushern Baker Suspends Gubernatorial Campaign, Will Likely Endorse a Democratic Rival Soon". Maryland Matters. Retrieved June 10, 2022.