Nov. 8, 2018: Johnny Olszewski, Jr., Democrat, was elected as the Baltimore County, Md., County Executive on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Olszewski defeated Al Redmer, Jr., Republican. Olszewski, 36, continues Democratic leadership of the state’s third-largest county, a run of party dominance that dates to 1994. Redmer, 62, meanwhile, was vying to become the first Republican Baltimore County Executive in nearly a quarter-century, and only the third Republican to hold the office since Baltimore County adopted its current form of government in the 1950s. Redmer called Olszewski to offer his congratulations.