Today, another in our series of Conversations with the Candidates, with Maryland Insurance Commissioner and former state delegate Al Redmer, Jr. Mr. Redmer is a Republican, who is closely aligned with Gov. Larry Hogan. He is running against Democrat Johnny Olszewski, Jr. Mr. Redmer served as the MD Insurance Commissioner during the Ehrlich administration, and in 2015, Gov. Hogan appointed him to be the Commissioner for the second time. Before taking his first turn in that role, Mr. Redmer spent 13 years in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Cockeysville, Timonium, Lutherville and Towson. He grew up in Perry Hall. He now lives in Middle River. Al Redmer is 62 years old. He and his wife Sandy are the parents of five children and the grandparents of seven.Election day is seven weeks from today. Early voting begins in just 36 days on October 25th. Like all of our Conversations with the Candidates, this interview was live-streamed on WYPR’s Facebook page.