On this latest installment of our series of Conversations with the Candidates, Tom's guest is Jim Shea, a Democrat who's running to be his party's nominee for Maryland Governor. Shea is one of nine Democrats who'll be on the gubernatorial ballot for the June 26th primary. The winner will face Republican Governor Larry Hogan in the November general election.
Shea announced his candidacy last summer, and has chosen Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott as his Lt. Governor running mate.
Mr. Shea is 65 years old. He grew up in Towson and he currently lives in Owings Mills. He is a father of four children and the grandfather of two. He has been married to his wife Barbara for 39 years.