Our Conversations with the Candidates series continues with Calvin Ball, the Democratic candidate for Howard County Executive. He is facing incumbent Republican, Allan Kittleman, who has held the seat since 2014. Dr. Ball has served on the Howard County Council since 2006. He represents the Villages of Long Reach and Oakland Mills, as well as parts of Elkridge, Ellicott City and Jessup. He is the youngest person to serve as the Council Chair. He is in his fourth term. He is the Director of the Baltimore City Community College Complete Baltimore Program. Dr. Ball holds a PhD in Education from Morgan State University. Dr. Ball is 43 years old. He and his wife Shani have two teenage daughters. A reminder that early voting begins on Thursday October 25, 2018. The November 6th general election is just 57 days away. Today's discussion was live streamed on WYPR's Facebook page.