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New Montgomery County executive in ‘uncharted waters’

Matt Ossenfort has a cup of coffee Wednesday, a day after winning election as the first county executive of Montgomery County.
Matt Ossenfort has a cup of coffee Wednesday, a day after winning election as the first county executive of Montgomery County.
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Matt Ossenfort was pretty tired Wednesday.

A day earlier, four months of full-time campaigning culminated in his landslide 7,012–2,714 victory over Democrat Dominick Stagliano, making the 32-year-old Republican Montgomery County’s first elected executive.

It was a big victory after what he termed a “grueling campaign,” but he didn’t have time for laurel-resting.

“These are uncharted waters,” he said Wednesday afternoon, sipping coffee at a Formica table in the Amsterdam McDonald’s. “We need to work ...

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gina99
November 7, 2013
8:47 a.m.

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They didn't know what they were up against. Great win for Matt Ossenfort and the GOP Countywide.

grant18
November 7, 2013
9:43 a.m.

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I'm positive that EVERYONE in Montgomery County wants the new charter form to succeed. As a constructive suggestion, the "what comes next after MOSA?" issue needs to be task #2 after the budget.

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