From Bethesda Magazine:

“Victims’ rights advocate pursuing legislative opening In District 18

Helga Luest, who has lobbied the Maryland House of Delegates as president of a victims’ rights organization, is hoping to win election to that chamber.

Luest, a Rockville resident, filed late last week in District 18, where two delegate seats will be open in next June’s Democratic primary: Del. Jeff Waldstreicher is running for state Senate, and Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez is seeking a County Council seat. Currently a manager at Bethesda-based Abt Associates—where she edits SAMHSA News, a publication of the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration—Luest previously headed Witness Justice, which…” continue reading