Harris Endorses Jacobs' Congressional Run
Harford County Republican faces five-way primary.
Nancy Jacobs picked up the endorsement of a former state Senate colleague Monday.
Freshman Rep. Andy Harris, a Cockeysville Republican, announced the endorsement in a statement released by Jacobs' congressional campaign.
“I trust Nancy Jacobs," Harris said in the statement. "That’s why I have endorsed Nancy Jacobs for Congress. I need Nancy to help me fight the tax and spend liberals in Congress.”
The endorsement was not a surprise.
Jacobs announced her candidacy last month. Harris introduced Jacobs at the event and told a reporter later that his presence was meant to be seen as an endorsement.
Jacobs faces a five-way primary, which includes notable candidates Del. Rick Impallaria and Larry Smith, a Timonium resident and a former aide to Harris.
The winner of the primary will move on to challenge Democratic Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, a five-term incumbent and former Baltimore County Executive.