WASHINGTON (DC NEWS NOW) — While in college, Dwight Patel got his first political job working for the Candidate for Governor of Maryland in 1990, Bill Shepherd.

His love for the job and working in government started way before then and that is why he is running as a republican candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large seat.

Patel says that Mongomery County is broken and that is a big motivator for his run.

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