However, former Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee chairman Stephen Thibodeau said not to overlook the voters there.
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"It will be an interesting race," he said. "The message I tell any candidate, in particular running in the Democratic primary, is not to ignore Anne Arundel County. The candidate that doesn't look for votes here does so at their own peril."