Jennifer Dougherty

Jennifer P. Dougherty - Mayor - 2002-06

(Dem) (born 1961, Alexandria, Virginia) was elected Frederick, Maryland’s first female mayor in 2001. Dougherty defeated 2-term incumbent Mayor James S. Grimes (Rep).[1]

Dougherty campaigned for re-election in 2005 but did not win the Democratic primary, losing to opponent Ron Young.[2] Dougherty and Young both ran bitter, negative campaigns in which each attacked the other.[3]

On November 19, 2007, Dougherty filed to run for Maryland's 6th congressional district.[2] She won the primary and is the Democratic candidate for congress in 2008 against Roscoe Bartlett.

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