Del. Steven R. Schuh said Thursday he has formed an exploratory committee to examine a run for Anne Arundel County Executive in 2014.
Schuh has $283,000 in on-hand campaign cash, with $250,000 raised in 2011, according to recently released campaign finance reports.
"I'm certainly pleased with the money we've been able to raise," Schuh said in a brief interview. "I'm really encouraged by our progress. I guess people are interested in the possibility of me considering running for county executive."
Schuh, a franchisee partner for nine Green Turtle restaurants, was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2006.