Skip to Main Content

Worcester County 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election Local Candidates List

Last updated: 05/24/2022 02:03:PM

Return to Election Candidates
Export to Excel Spreadsheet
County Commissioner
*Candidates are listed in the district they are running for in the 2022 elections.
Commissioner District 1
Caryn Abbott
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/18/2022

Email carynabbott4@gmail.com
Website citizensforcarynabbott.com
Facebook Caryn Abbott For Worcester County Commissioner District 1
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-5561



Contact Information
1514 Holly Swamp Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851-
Joshua C. Nordstrom
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/11/2022

Email jnordstrom@co.worcester.md.us
Website nordstrominnovember.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/VoteNordstrom
Twitter twitter.com/voteJNordstrom
Other
Phone



Contact Information
P. O. BOX 428
Pocomoke City, MD 21851-

Commissioner District 2
Catherine Freeman
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -04/14/2022

Email Freemancatherine430@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 754-7528



Contact Information
2827 Snow Hill Rd
Girdletree, MD 21829-
Diana Purnell
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -12/16/2021

Email dianapurnell@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 430-5604



Contact Information
9619 Mary Road
Berlin, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 3
Eric Fiori
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/22/2022

Email ericfioriworcester@gmail.com
Website
Facebook ericfiori
Twitter @eric4worcester
Other eric fiori worcester
Phone (443) 497-3909



Contact Information
8808 Hunting Hound Rd.
Berlin, MD 21811-
Thomas L. Gulyas
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -12/09/2021

Email thom@acepm.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 641-3636



Contact Information
6241 South Point Rd
Berlin, MD 21811-
Shawn Anthony Kotwica
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -04/15/2022

Email Shawninoc@me.com
Website
Facebook CommissionerKowtica2022
Twitter
Other
Phone (724) 840-0572



Contact Information
12654 Whisper Trace Drive
Ocean City, MD 21842-
Tim VanVonno
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -03/25/2022

Email kvanvonno@aol.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (703) 434-0001



Contact Information
2006 Pony Island Ln
Berlin, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 4
Nancy K. Bradford
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -03/29/2022

Email electnancybradford@gmail.com
Website nancybradfordforcountycommissioner.com
Facebook Nancy Bradford for Worcester County Commissioner District 4
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 430-9500



Contact Information
10548 Cathell Road
Berlin, MD 21811-
Theodore "Ted" J. Elder
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/11/2022

Email
Website telder@co.worcester.md.us
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-4265



Contact Information
7823 Whaleyville Road
Whaleyville, MD 21872-
Jeff McMahon
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/16/2022

Email JMCMAHON72@gmail.com
Website www.JeffForCommissioner.com
Facebook @JEFF FOR COMMISSIONER
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-3747



Contact Information
3850 Algonquin Trail
Snow Hill, MD 21863-
Virgil L. Shockley
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/08/2022

Email virgilshockley@aol.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 632-0450



Contact Information
5821 Candleberry Lane
Snow Hill, MD 21863-

Commissioner District 5
Chip Bertino
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -12/10/2021

Email reelectcommissionerbertino@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Reelect Chip Bertino
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 251-2082



Contact Information
98 Nottingham Ln
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-
Grant Helvey
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/21/2022

Email granthelvey@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 430-7282



Contact Information
1443 Ocean Parkway
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 6
Richard Allen Addis, Jr.
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/14/2022

Email ThePeopleforRichardAddis@gmail.com
Website ThePeopleforRichardAddis.com
Facebook Richard Addis for Worcester County MD Commissioner district #6
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 289-1660



Contact Information
11043 Mumford RD
Bishopville, MD 21813-
Madison "Jim" Bunting, Jr.
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -12/09/2021

Email j.bunting12345@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-2494



Contact Information
12403 Daye Girls Rd
Bishopville, MD 21813-

Commissioner District 7
Joseph M. Mitrecic
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/15/2022

Email jmitrecic@comcast.net
Website
Facebook Joe Mitrecic Worcester County Commissioner For District 7
Twitter
Other District 7
Phone (410) 251-1716



Contact Information
108 Old Wharf Rd
Ocean City, MD 21842-

State's Attorney
Kris Heiser
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/26/2022

Email kristin.heiser@hotmail.com
Website
Facebook HeiserforStatesAttorney
Twitter
Other
Phone (301) 717-9318



Contact Information
P.O. BOX 3606
Ocean City, MD 21843-

Clerk of the Circuit Court
Susan Richardson Braniecki
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -03/17/2021

Email susanbraniecki4clerk@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Susan Braniecki for Clerk of Circuit Court
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-9028



Contact Information
P.O. Box 404
Ocean City, MD 21843-

Register of Wills
Terri Delaney Westcott
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -10/20/2021

Email westcott2018@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Terri Delaney Westcott for Worcester Co.
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 235-5676



Contact Information
P. O. BOX 52
Berlin, MD 21811-

Judge of the Orphans' Court
Mike Diffendal
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -03/09/2021

Email MTHOMASDIFFENDAL@COMCAST.NET
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-7016



Contact Information
12932 E Hopetown Lane
Ocean City, MD 21842-
Linda M. Hess
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -03/09/2021

Email
Website
Facebook lindamariahess@yahoo.com
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-0894



Contact Information
74 Chatham Court
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-
Cheryl Jacobs
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -04/06/2021

Email ckjacobs@mediacombb.net
Website
Facebook CHERYL JACOBS
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 208-6798



Contact Information
1223 Carrollton Ln
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-

Sheriff
Jeffrey C. Buhrt
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/14/2022

Email buhrtforsheriff@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone



Contact Information
2148 Bird Hill Road
Stockton, MD 21864-
Matthew Crisafulli
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/26/2021

Email SheriffCrisafulli@gmail.com
Website SheriffCrisafulli@gmail.com
Facebook Sheriff Matt Crisafulli
Twitter MATT 4 MORE@VOTE MATT 2018
Other INSTAGRAM MATT 4 MORE
Phone (437) 833-9484



Contact Information
P. O. BOX 43
Snow Hill, MD 21863-

Republican Central Committee
Thomas A. Babcock
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/22/2022

Email
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 754-0151



Contact Information
7554 Davis Road
Whaleyville, MD 21872-
Beverly J. Bigler
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -03/11/2022

Email bevbigler619@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Beverly Lawton Bigler
Twitter Meow Maven
Other
Phone (410) 208-6018



Contact Information
230 Charleston Rd
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-
Anita Chandler
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/15/2022

Email alc5565@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 235-1727



Contact Information
13603 Fountain Road
Ocean City, MD 21842-
Sophia Christian
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -03/25/2022

Email sophiachristian@yahoo.com
Website
Facebook Sophia Christian
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 880-2222



Contact Information
1619 St Louis Ave
Ocean City, MD 21842-
M. Penny Evans
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/22/2022

Email mpquest@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-3246



Contact Information
10321 Hayes Landing Rd
Berlin, MD 21811-
Wanda Lynn Gray
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/10/2022

Email wandagray294@yahoo.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 735-7473



Contact Information
12627 Tulll Road
Whaleyville, MD 21872-
Willard Dale Hall, Jr.
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/18/2022

Email rook264@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 713-9777



Contact Information
6908 Rum Point Lane
Berlin, MD 21811-
Andrew J. Hobbs
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/10/2022

Email andrew@ajhobbs.com
Website
Facebook Andrew Hobbs
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 359-0122



Contact Information
7837 Downs Rd
Newark, MD 21841-
Jana D. Hobbs
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/10/2022

Email jana@ajhobbs.com
Website
Facebook Jana Davis Hobbs
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-5223



Contact Information
7837 Downs Road
Newark, MD 21841-
Susan H. Ostrowski
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/09/2022

Email posoem@icloud.net
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone



Contact Information
21 Ivanhoe Court
Berlin, MD 21811-
Jenny E. Porch
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/10/2022

Email JennyEPorch@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 397-2238



Contact Information
8427 Newark Rd.
Newark, MD 21841-
Elizabeth Rodier
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/14/2022

Email brodier@comcast.net
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 668-8864



Contact Information
13344 Cove Landing Road
Bishopville, MD 21813-
Gail L. Schuler
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -03/11/2022

Email gail.schu1028@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Gail Schuler
Twitter
Other
Phone



Contact Information
204 33rd Street # 206A
Ocean City, MD 21842-
Carl B. Smith
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -04/12/2022

Email PunkinTeri@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 603-1189



Contact Information
211 East Market St
Snow Hill, MD 21863-
Harry W. Wimbrow
Republican

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -02/07/2022

Email wimbrowfarms@yahoo.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 641-1851



Contact Information
Pob 280
Whaleyville, MD 21872-

Democratic Central Committee At Large
*No more than half of the members can be elected from the same gender.
Laurie Anne Brittingham
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -04/14/2022

Email Brittinghamlaurie@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 831-8926



Contact Information
10803 Redwood Ln
Berlin, MD 21811-
Lanny Hickman, Jr.
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Male
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -03/22/2022

Email soonerlanny@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 600-0552



Contact Information
P. O. Box 1422
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-
Cherie L. McNett
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -01/28/2022

Email clmcnett@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter CLMcNETT
Other
Phone



Contact Information
P. O. BOX 4511
Ocean City, MD 21843-

Democratic Central Committee
*No more than half of the members can be elected from the same gender.
*Candidates are listed in the district they are running for in the 2022 elections.
Commissioner District 1
No Candidates have Filed for this Office

Commissioner District 2
Roxie V. Dennis
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -01/31/2022

Email vanessadennis1959@yahoo.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-4381



Contact Information
P O Box 495
Berlin, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 3
No Candidates have Filed for this Office

Commissioner District 4
Christina S. Hulslander
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -04/14/2022

Email christinashulslander@gmail.com
Website
Facebook Instagram Christina Seelaus Hulslander
Twitter
Other Christina Seelaus Hulslander
Phone (803) 528-1309



Contact Information
2410 St Lukes Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804-
Chase Phillips
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Male
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -04/14/2022

Email cphillips.worcester@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 735-3956



Contact Information
116 Ironshire Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863-

Commissioner District 5
Vicky A. Wallace
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -01/28/2022

Email Vick1947@aol.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other Vick1947@aol.com
Phone



Contact Information
59 Crest Haven Dr.
Ocean Pines, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 6
Martin A. Radinsky
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Male
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -03/18/2022

Email maradinsky@comcast.net
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 520-7750



Contact Information
11885 Man O War Lane
Berlin, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 7
M. Patricia Lockett
Democratic

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender Female
Status Active
Filed Central Committee Candidate -01/28/2022

Email
Website
Facebook Patty Lockett
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 289-4725



Contact Information
3001 Atlantic Ave # 303
Ocean City, MD 21842-

Board of Education
*Candidates are listed in the district they are running for in the 2022 elections.
Commissioner District 1
John J. Abbott
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/18/2022

Email calebsdad5@aol.com
Website www.citizensforjohnabbott.com
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-2986



Contact Information
1514 Holly Swamp Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851-
Bill Buchanan
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/04/2022

Email buchanan217@gmail.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 726-5103



Contact Information
217 Silva Rd
Stockton, MD 21864-

Commissioner District 4
Bill Gordy
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/06/2022

Email gordy4boe@comcast.net
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 632-0141



Contact Information
3905 West Hills Dr
Snow Hill, MD 21863-
Jamie Marie Rice
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/18/2022

Email Quantumrealitystudies@yahoo.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone



Contact Information
8520 Circle Rd
Berlin, MD 21811-

Commissioner District 6
Katie Ann Addis
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -01/14/2022

Email thepeopleforkatieaddis@gmail.com
Website www.thepeopleforkatieaddis.com
Facebook Katie Addis for Worcester County MD Board of Education District 6
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 880-8081



Contact Information
11043 Mumford Rd
Bishopville, MD 21813-
Nate Passwaters
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/04/2022

Email CitizensForNatePasswaters@gmail.com
Website
Facebook CitizensForNatePasswaters
Twitter
Other
Phone (443) 783-0445



Contact Information
12333 Dixie Drive
Bishopville, MD 21813-

Commissioner District 7
Todd A. Ferrante
Non-Partisan

Jurisdiction Worcester County
Gender
Status Active
Filed Regular -02/11/2022

Email Ferrantet@aol.com
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Other
Phone (410) 213-9220



Contact Information
12720 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD 21842-