Craig Giangrande new head of the FC Republican Centra Committee 12/18
Mid Maryland Live
Craig Giangrande has served the general public for his entire adult life: as a worker, a police officer and a local business owner the owner of several local Burger King franchises.Since 1991, Craig and his wife Linda have been residents of Legislative District 3 in Frederick County. Craig and Linda believe Frederick County has been an exceptional community in which to work, grow a business and raise their two children. Craig's late father, a first generation American, was an Army veteran of the Korean War era, and a small business owner. Initially, he owned a luncheonette on the docks of Brooklyn, NY, catering to stevedores and other shift workers. His mother, a longtime Frederick resident, comes from a line of Rhode Island oystermen and Western Pennsylvania coal miners.
MD Senate District 3 debate between Ron Young (D) and Craig Giangrande (R)
Candidates for Maryland State Senate District 3 joined the In the Booth podcast to debate issues in their district and throughout the state ahead of the Nov. 6 election. The candidates answered questions regarding business and economic development, education, transportation, public safety and agriculture. Craig Giangrande, the Republican challenger for the seat, criticized incumbent Sen. Ron Young for his record for his stances on immigration in the state and the senator’s hope to implement “safe houses” for heroin addicts to be able to get clean needles and be in a safe environment. Young defended his record in his two terms in the senate, and offered his hopes to improve mass transit system in Frederick County and throughout the state.Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
A Republican businessman has won the Republican nomination for the District 3 seat in the Maryland Senate.Craig Giangrande, who owns several local Burger King franchises, made his announcement Wednesday morning outside Winchester Hall. His family was set to host a private fundraiser with former Republican Gov. Bob Ehrlich on Wednesday evening at their home.Giangrande, 52, is a first-time candidate in a race that’s been targeted for victory by the state Republican Party.While he’s followed local politics closely for years, Giangrande said he hopes to bring an outsider, business approach to legislating, with goals to make the state more business friendly and make government more accountable to constituents.