Monday, November 2, 2015

Charles Faddis Is Candidate

The first Anne Arundel County resident to file for candidacy in the 5th congressional district will formally make the announcement Nov. 9.
Charles Faddis, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, has an event scheduled that Monday at the Comfort Inn Conference Center in Bowie. The Davidsonville resident filed for candidacy March 30, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections.
Faddis is the second Republican registered to in the race and the only local resident to seek the seat so far. The district includes parts of Prince George's, St Mary's and Calvert counties, along with Bowie, Crofton and the southern portion of Anne Arundel.
In the GOP primary, Faddis is up against Mark Arness, who represents Calvert County. Kristen Beck, of Prince George's, is running against incumbent Steny Hoyer, who has held the seat since 1981.
Faddis worked in the CIA for 20 years, retiring in 2008 . He served as the chief of the first intelligence team in advance of the 2003 Iraq War. Prior to that he was chief of operations in south Asia from 1999 to 2001.
He's also written several books abased on his experience including Operation Hotel California, an account of agency actions in advance of the Gulf War.
Maryland's primary for congressional and presidential elections will held on April 26.

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