In October 2014, Eric T. Costello joined the Baltimore City Council representing Baltimore’s most diverse district – the 11th District, which includes Central West Baltimore, the Downtown Central Business District, Downtown’s Westside, Midtown, and the South Baltimore Peninsula, as well as 24 unique neighborhoods. The 11th District is also home to Camden Yards, City Hall, the Inner Harbor, Lexington Market, MICA, historic Pennsylvania Avenue, Port Covington, State Center, the University of Baltimore, University of Maryland Baltimore, and the Washington Monument. Eric won the 2016 Democratic primary in a five way race with 55% of the total vote in April 2016 to become the Democratic nominee; and ran unopposed in the General Election in November 2016, with his first full four-year term ending in December, 2020 As a member of the City Council, Eric works tirelessly on behalf of our residents and local businesses. He continues to use his U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) auditing experience to ensure Baltimore City taxpayer dollars are used as efficiently as possible and treated as the precious resource that they are.