BALTIMORE – With less than one month until the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Jim Shea announced today that he is commencing a statewide tour of Maryland. Shea and his running mate, Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott, will cover the entire state, and between them will visit each of the state’s 24 jurisdictions in the weeks leading up to the election.

“Brandon and I are committed to investing in Maryland’s future and ensuring that no Marylander is forgotten,” said Shea. “The problems facing us all, and the policies to address them – improving education, fixing our transportation nightmare, growing our economy, and improving our public health and safety – are needed across Maryland.  When we get to the Governor’s Office, we will work diligently to bridge our divides and create a safe and prosperous future for all Marylanders wherever they live.”

While traveling across the state, Jim Shea and Brandon Scott will campaign for votes at different types of locations and at a variety of events. They will attend candidate forums, Democratic Party dinners and club meetings, and campaign-sponsored meet and greets, among other events. They will also make stops at local businesses and important locations throughout the state that will inform their work when they become Governor and Lt. Governor, along with media interviews and their other campaign regular activities, such as televised debates.

The candidates will update their Facebook and Twitter (@SheaForMD and @CouncilmanBMS) followers from the road and at interesting locations throughout the state.

“Maryland’s Future” Tour Partial Schedule, May 29-June 8, 2018

Note: The schedule is subject to change. Please contact the campaign for additional details. The schedule will be updated with additional details (times and addresses) and provided to media every 2-3 days (approx). The schedule for the remaining weeks of the campaign will be released in the week of June 4th.

Week One – Jim Shea

Tuesday, May 29th

·       Lunch at 28 South in Hagerstown & Interview with WDVM-TV (Washington County)

·       Washington County Democratic Dinner

Wednesday, May 30th

·       News Channel 8/WNUV Debate (Arlington, VA)

Thursday, May 31st

·       “Leadership for Improving Transportation” Forum (Baltimore City)

Friday, June 1st

·       Breakfast in Montgomery County (Montgomery County)

·       Metro Ride to WAMU Interview (Montgomery County)

·       Interview on the Kojo Nnamdi Show (Washington, DC)

·       Visit to Shea for Maryland’s Bethesda Office (Montgomery County)

Saturday, June 2nd

·       Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle Forum (Baltimore City)

·       Bowie Fest (Prince George’s County)

Week One – Brandon Scott

Note: Councilman Scott will be in Baltimore City Council budget hearings for the majority of the week.

Wednesday, May 30th

·       Baltimoreans for Educational Equity Forum (Baltimore City)

Saturday, June 2nd

·       MERVO High School Graduation (Baltimore City)

·       Baltimore Design School Graduation (Baltimore City)

·       Bowie Fest (Prince George’s County)

Week Two – Jim Shea

Sunday, June 3rd

·       Attend Services at New Psalmist Baptist Church (Baltimore City)

·       Attend Community Picnic (Baltimore City)

·       Meet & Greet with Voters (Baltimore City)

Tuesday, June 5th

·       Larry Young Morning Show WOLB Debate (Baltimore City)

·       Baltimore Sun/WJZ/University of Baltimore Debate (Baltimore City)

Wednesday, June 6th

·       Podcast with Baltimore Sun’s Dan Rodricks (Baltimore City)

·       Queen Anne’s Democratic Club Meeting (Queen Anne’s County)

Friday, June 8th

·       Garrett County Roosevelt Kennedy Dinner (Garrett County)

Week Two – Brandon Scott

Saturday, June 1st

·       Attend Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Graduation (Baltimore City)

Sunday, June 3rd

·       Meet & Greet with Voters (Baltimore City)

Wednesday, June 5th

·       Podcast with Baltimore Sun’s Dan Rodricks

Thursday, June 7th

·       Cecil County Democrats Meet and Greet (Cecil County)

About Jim Shea and Brandon Scott

Jim Shea is the former Chair of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland, the Empower Baltimore Management Corporation, and the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. He is also the former Chair of Venable LLP, the largest law firm in the state of Maryland.

Brandon Scott is a Baltimore City Councilmember and Chair of the Public Safety Committee. He has served as a community organizer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters and as a representative on the boards of the CollegeBound Foundation, the Center for Urban Families, and Baltimore Community Mediation Center. He is a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School in Baltimore and St. Mary’s College of Maryland.