Douglas F. Gansler (D)
Office Sought: Maryland Attorney General
Residence: Chevy Chase.
Education: BA, economics, political science, Yale University; JD, University of Virginia School of Law.
Occupation: State's attorney.
Web site: http://www.gansler2006.com
E-mail address: email@example.com
Elected offices/civic activities:
State's attorney for Montgomery County, 1999-present; past vice president, Maryland State's Attorneys Association; past co-chair, NAACP Criminal Justice Committee; past member, Montgomery County Commission on Aging; board member, JCC, Most Valuable Kids,
Why should voters elect you?
"I bring innovation, enthusiasm, integrity and determination to the job, and actively engage communities to solve problems, building a proven, diverse, effective record of success."
What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?
"Maryland's challenge is sustaining and improving the qualities that make our state a great place to live, work, worship and raise a family, even while doing more to ensure that everyone has a chance to fully participate. Maryland's next attorney general can actively help our communities succeed by protecting Marylanders from those who would do us wrong, energetically prosecuting criminals, defending consumers from corporate fraud, safeguarding the environment by pursuing polluters, fighting gang activity in our schools, standing sentry for our seniors and building on the integrity, compassion and legal rigor that are hallmarks of the attorney general's office."
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