Mr. Redmer is the Republican nominee for the office of Baltimore County Executive, running against Democratic candidate Johnny Olszewski, Jr.
Mr. Redmer served as the Maryland Insurance Commissioner during the Ehrlich administration, and in 2015, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him to be the Commissioner for the second time. Gov. Hogan has endorsed Mr. Redmer's campaign for Baltimore County Executive.
Before taking his first turn at the helm of the state Insurance Commission, Mr. Redmer spent 13 years in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Whitemarsh, Overlea, Fullerton, Carney, Parkville, and Loch Raven.
He grew up in Perry Hall. He now lives in Middle River. Al Redmer is 62 years old. He and his wife Sandy are the parents of five children and the grandparents of seven.
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