Maryland Reporter Voters Guide: Prince George’s County

Maryland Reporter Voters Guide: Prince George’s County

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This is an updated list of candidates for local and state offices in Prince George’s County.

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Voters guides from other sources will be added when they are updated.

The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls are open at 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Early voting will take place during the same hours Oct. 27-Nov. 3. You can vote early at any early-voting center in the county you live in; each county has at least one. Click here for more information about early voting. To find your polling place for Election Day, click here.

The Maryland State Board of Elections must receive requests for a mail-in ballot (formerly known as an absentee ballot) receive by Nov. 1. Voters may opt to receive their mail-in ballots by U.S. mail or email. After Nov. 1, mail-in ballots can be picked up at your local board of elections, and be completed there or submitted later.

Mail-in ballots must be dropped in a ballot drop box by 8 p.m, on Election Day, Nov. 8, or postmarked by that day if mailed.

The deadline to register to vote or to update your voter registration is Oct. 18. Click here for more information. Voters may register at their polling place during early voting or on Election Day with proper ID. Click here for more information.

Click on the links below for previously published stories about candidates.

Endorsements for organizations are listed below each candidate’s name; individual endorsements are not. If a candidate has an endorsement page on their campaign website, we link to it.

Campaign finance reports for all candidates are now available on the State Board of Elections website. You can look up any candidate using this link:

www.campaignfinance.maryland.gov/

Click on disclosures, view filed reports, click continue and then enter the candidate’s name (last name first) in the “candidate/committee name” highlighted box.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Democrat 

Angela D. Alsobrooks, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email info@angelaalsobrooks.com
Website www.angelaalsobrooks.com
Facebook facebook.com/angelaalsobrooks
Twitter @teamalsobrooks
Other Instagram: teamalsobrooks

Endorsements International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Amalgated Transit Union Local 689, MD/DC State Council SEIU, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 26, International Association of Heat and Frost Installers and Allied Workers Local 24  www.angelaalsobrooks.com/post/my-2022-primary-endorsements

WTOP: Alsobrooks secures Democratic nomination

COUNTY COUNTY AT LARGE (vote for two) CHECK

Democrats

Mel Franklin, incumbent, UNOPPOSED
Email mel@melfranklin.net
Website www.melfranklin.net Facebook www.facebook.com/friendsofmelfranklin
Twitter @melrfranklin

Prince George’s Suite: Mel Franklin — His platform, perspective and priorities

 

Calvin S. Hawkins Jr., incumbent, UNOPPOSED
Email calvinhawkins@comcast.net
Website www.calvinhawkins.tv
Facebook www.facebook.com/hawkins4pgc
Twitter @hawkins4pgc

WTOP: Residents confront P.G. Co. Council chair over zoning changes in Bowie

COUNTY COUNCIL

District 1 (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Tom Dernoga, incumbent, UNOPPOSED
Email teamdernoga@gmail.com
Website www.tomdernoga.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/tomdernogaford1
Twitter @tomdernogaford1
Other @tomdernogaford1

Endorsements CASA in Action; Maryland Sierra Club https://www.tomdernoga.com/endorsements-1

District 2 (Vote for one.)

Democrats

Wanika Fisher, UNOPPOSED
Email wanika@wanikafisher.com
Website www.wanikafisher.com Facebook www.facebook.com/wanikafishermd
Twitter @WanikaFisher
Other instagram.com/WanikaFisher

Endorsements Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO, Local 26 IBEW, Amalgated Transit Union Local 689

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/07/31/prince-georges-council-wins/

https://patch.com/maryland/bowie/candidate-profile-wanika-fisher-running-county-council-district-2

District 3 (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Courtesy: Eric C. Olson

Eric C. Olson, UNOPPOSED


Email eric@electericolson.org
Website www.electericolson.org
Facebook www.facebook.com/electericolson
Twitter @electericolson

Endorsements Metro Washington Local Council AFL-CIO, Maryland Sierra Club, UFCW Local 400, Progressive Maryland, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, CASA in Action, UFCW Local  1994, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Maryland State Education Association

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/07/31/prince-georges-council-wins/

District 4 (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Ingrid S. Harrison, UNOPPOSED
Email ingridsh2002@yahoo.com
Website www.ingrid4district4.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/ingridharrisonforcountycouncil

PGCTV interview

 

District 5 (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Jolene Ivey, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email jolene@joleneivey.com
Website www.joleneivey.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/joleneivey
Twitter @joleneivey
Other Instagram.com/JoleneIvey

Endorsements IAFF, Local 1619 (Professional Firefighters and Paramedics), Warehouse Employees Union, Teamsters Local #730, Teamsters Joint Council No. 55, UNITE HERE, Local 25, LiUNA, Prince George’s Muslim Council, CASA de Maryland, Progressive Maryland, SEIU 32BJ, UFCW Local 400, Maryland Sierra Club, Prince George’s County Association of REALTORS®  www.joleneivey.com/endorsements/

District 6

Democrat

Courtesy: Wala Blegay

Wala BlegayUNOPPOSED
Email wala@walablegay.com
Website www.walablegay.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/WalaBlegay
Twitter @walablegay
Other instagram.com/walakb

Endorsements Baltimore/Washington Laborers’ District Council, Maryland Sierra Club, CASA in Action, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/07/31/prince-georges-council-wins/

District 7 (Vote for one.)

Republican

Courtesy: Gary Falls

Gary Falls
Email fallsvoter@yahoo.com
Website www.fallsvoter.com

 

 

 

Democrat

Krystal Oriadha
Email votekrystaloriadha@gmail.com
Website www.electkrystaloriadha.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/FriendsOfKrystalOriadha

Endorsements Prince George’s County Educators’ Association, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689,  Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO, Progressive Maryland, UFCW Local 400, Steamfitters UA Local 602, Unite Here Local 25, Maryland Sierra Club, Run for Something, United Healthcare Workers East 1199 SEIU, Victory www.electkrystaloriadha.com/endorsements

https://wtop.com/prince-georges-county/2022/07/prince-georges-county-2022-primary-results-county-council-legislative-seats-could-be-subject-to-recall/

www.wtop.com/prince-georges-county/2022/04/candidates-to-finish-davis-term-prince-georges-county-council/

District 8  (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Edward Burroughs III, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email epb3iii@gmail.com
Website www.edwardburroughs.com

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/01/06/edward-burroughs-county-council/

 

District 9 (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Sydney Harrison, incumbent, UNOPPOSED
Email vote4sydneyharrison@gmail.com
Website www.votesydneyharrison.com
Facebook facebook.com/ElectSydneyHarrisonCountyCouncilDistrict9forabetterway

 

 

STATE’S ATTORNEY

Democrat

Aisha Braveboy, incumbent UNOPPOSED

Email friendsofaishabraveboy@gmail.com
Website www.aishabraveboy.com Facebook www.facebook.com/aishabraveboy
Twitter www.twitter.com@sabraveboy

Endorsements Metropolitan Washington Council AFL-CIO, Teamsters Joint Council 55, Teamsters Local 730, , UFCW Local 400, International Union of Painters & Allied Trades Local 51 and Plumbers Local www.aishabraveboy.com/category/endorsements/

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

Democrat

Mahasin El Amin, incumbent UNOPPOSED

Email aminforclerk@gmail.com
Website www.aminforclerk.com Facebook www.facebook.com/aminforclerk
Twitter @Clerk_El_Amin
Other Instagram: aminforclerk

 

 

REGISTER OF WILLS

Democrat

Cereta A. Lee, incumbent UNOPPOSED

Email friendsofceretaalee@gmail.com

 

 

JUDGE OF THE ORPHANS’ COURT (Vote for three.) THE THREE CANDIDATES ARE UNOPPOSED. 

Democrats

Wendy Alise Cartwright, incumbent
Email wendy8240.wc@gmail.com

Jason A. DeLoach
Email jad721@verizon.net

Athena Malloy Groves, incumbent
Email athena@malloygroves.com

SHERIFF

Democrats

John D.B. Carr, UNOPPOSED

Email friendsofjohndbcarr@gmail.com
Website www.voteforjohndbcarr.com
Twitter  www.twitter.com@voteforjohncarr Other instagram.com/voteforjohndbcarr

Endorsements Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 112, Fraternal Order of Police Maryland, Professional Firefighters & Paramedics IAFF Local 1619, Prince George’s County Police Civilian Employees Association, Prince George’s Correctional Officers Association www.voteforjohndbcarr.com/endorsements

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/07/15/prince-georges-sheriff/

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Board of Education District 2

Non-partisan

Jonathan Briggs

Jenni Pompi
Email jenni@jennipompi.com
Website www.jennipompi.com
Facebook @jennipompipgcps.02
Twitter @jenni_pompi

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

Board of Education District 3 (Vote for one.)

Non-partisan

Pamela Boozer-Strother, incumbent
Email pamela@pamelaboozer-strother.com Website www.pam4pgcps.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/pam4pgcps
Twitter @pam4pgcps

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

Varinia V. Sandino

Board of Education District 6 (Vote for one.)

Non-partisan

Courtesy: Branndon Jackson

Branndon D. Jackson
Email engagement@votebjackson.com
Website www.votebjackson.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/actionbdjackson Twitter twitter.com@actionbdjackson Other Instagram.com/actionbdjackson

Endorsements Prince George’s County Educators’ Association, Steamfitters UA Local 602

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

Ashley Kearney Email ashleykearneyforschoolboard@gmail.com
Website www.ashleykearneyforschoolboard.com Twitter twitter.com@ashleyckearney
Other Instagram: ashleykearneyforschoolboard

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

 

Board of Education District 9 (Vote for one.)

Non-partisan

Courtesy: Kent Roberson

Kent Roberson
Email kentaroberson@gmail.com
Website www.kentroberson.org
Facebook www.facebook.com/HonorableKentRoberson
Twitter www.twitter.com@kentaroberson Other instagram@kent_roberson

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

Lolita E. Walker
Email voteforlolitawalker@gmail.com

Website: https://www.lolita4pgcpsd9.com/

www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/07/05/prince-georges-school-board-election-candidates/

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Legislative District 21

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Republican

Lee Havis
Email lee@havisforsenate.com

https://ballotpedia.org/Lee_Havis

 

 

Democrat

Jim Rosapepe, incumbent
Email info@marylandersforrosapepe.com
Website www.rosapepeforsenate.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/rosapepeforsenate

 

 

HOUSE (Vote for 3.)

Democrats

Ben Barnes, incumbent
Email 21stdistrictdelegation@gmail.com

www.marylandmatters.org/2022/04/12/barnes-pena-melnyk-to-take-over-key-house-committees

 

 

Mary A. Lehman, incumbent
Email maryangelalehman@gmail.com
Website www.marylehman.com
Twitter twitter.com@marylehman_d1

 

 

Joseline A. Peña-Melnyk, incumbent
Email jpenamelnyk@msn.com
Website www.joselinepenamelnyk.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/joselinepenamelnyk
Twitter @jpenamelnyk

Endorsements Progressive Change Campaign Committee, International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 10, International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 24, Steamfitters Local 602, Communication Workers of America Local 2108, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, American Federation of Government Employees, National Nurses United, Democracy for America, CASA in Action, Maryland Sierra Club, Latino Victory Fund, Blue America, CHC Bold Pac, Poder Pac By Latinas For Latinas, American Society of Anesthesiologists www.joselinepenamelnyk.com/?page_id=60

www.marylandmatters.org/2022/04/12/barnes-pena-melnyk-to-take-over-key-house-committees

Legislative District 22

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Paul G. Pinsky, incumbent UNOPPOSED

Email ppinsky@senatorpinsky.org
Website www.senatorpinsky.org

Facebook www.facebook.com/@senatorpinsky Twitter twitter.com@paulpinsky

 

 

HOUSE (Vote for three.) ALL THREE UNOPPOSED

Democrats

Anne Healey, incumbent
Email delegatehealey@gmail.com
Website www.delegatehealey.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/delegateAnneHealey Twitter twitter.com@delegatehealey

 

 

Courtesy: Alonzo Washington

 

Alonzo T. Washington, incumbent
Email alonzo@alonzowashington.com
Website www.alonzowashington.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/votealonzowashington
Twitter  www.twitter.com/DelegateATW

 

Courtesy: Nicole A. Williams

Nicole A. Williams, incumbent
Email nicole@nicoleawilliams.com Website www.nicoleawilliams.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/nicole.williams2
Twitter twitter.com@nwilliams23

Endorsements Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, Prince George’s County Educators’ Association, Maryland State Education Association, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Maryland Sierra Club, CASA in Action, 1199 SEIU, AFSCME 3, SEIU Local 400 PG,  Pro-Choice Maryland Action, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate www.nicoleawilliams.com/supporters

Legislative District 23

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Republican

Courtesy: Jesse Peed

Jesse Peed
Website www.jessepeed.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/JessePeed
Twitter twitter.com@jessepeed

 

 

Democrat

Ron Watson, incumbent
Email info@ronformaryland.com
Website www.ronformaryland.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/ronformaryland
Twitter www.twitter.com/ronformaryland Other Instagram.com/ronformaryland

 

HOUSE (Vote for three.) ALL THREE UNOPPOSED

Democrat

Adrian Boafo

Email adrian@adrianboafo.com
Website www.adrianboafo.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/adrianboafo Twitter twitter.com@adrianboafo
Other Instagram: @adrianboafo

 

Marvin E. Holmes Jr., incumbent (District 23B)
Email holmesdelegate23@gmail.com
Website 
www.MEHolmes.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/DelMarvinHolmes
Twitter twitter.com@marvineholmesjr Other Instagram.com/delmarvinholmesjr

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland Sierra Club, AFSCME, Fearless Student Employees, Prince George’s County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 89, Maryland Community Solar Now

Courtesy: Kym Taylor

Kym Taylor
Email kym@kymformaryland.com
Website www.kymformaryland.com
Endorsements Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, Steamfitters UA Local 602,  www.kymformaryland.com/endorsements.html

 

Legislative District 24

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Joanne C. Benson, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email joanne.benson@senate.state.md.us

Website www.joannecbenson.com

 

 

HOUSE (Vote for three.) ALL THREE UNOPPOSED

Democrats

Courtesy: Tiffany Alston

Tiffany T. Alston
Email tiffany@alston4delegate.com
Website alston4delegate.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/tiffany.alston.94
Twitter twitter.com@tiffanyAlston24
Other instagram.com/tiffanyalston24/

 

Andrea Fletcher Harrison, incumbent
Email acharrisond24@gmail.com
Website 
www.andreaharrison.org
Facebook www.facebook.com/andreacharrisond24
Twitter twitter.com/acharrisond24

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, The Collective PAC, AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, United States Deputy Sheriffs Association, Prince George’s County Fraternal Order of Police, Association of Supervisory and Administrative School Personnel, SMART

Jazz M. Lewis, incumbent
Email jazz@jazzlewis.com
Website www.jazzlewis.com
Twitter www.twitter.com/jazzformaryland?lang=en

Legislative District 25

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Melony G. Griffith, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email
melony@melony.griffith.org
Website 
www.melonygriffith.org Facebook www.facebook.com/MelonyGriffith

 

 

HOUSE (Vote for three.) ALL THREE ARE UNOPPOSED.

Democrats

Darryl Barnes, incumbent
Email delegatebarnes@gmail.com
Website www.darrylbarnes.net
Facebook www.facebook.com/delegatedarrylbarnes Twitter twitter.com@votebarnes

 

 

Nick Charles, incumbent

Email info@friends4nickcharles.com

Website www.friends4nickcharles.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/friends4nickcharles
Twitter www.twitter.com/NickCharlesII
Other instagram.com/nickcharles2
Endorsements VoteVets PAC

Karen Toles, incumbent
Email roshav72@hotmail.com
Website www.karentoles.com
Facebook facebook.com/karen.toles.7
Twitter twitter.com@pgcouncild7

 

Legislative District 26

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Republican

Courtesy: Ike Puzon

Ike Puzon
Email ikeforstatesenate@gmail.com
Website www.ikeforsenate.com
Facebook facebook.com/ikeforstatesenate

 

 

 

Democrat

C. Anthony Muse
Email senatorCAMuse@gmail.com Website www.SenatorMuse.com

 

 

 

HOUSE (Vote for three.)

Republican

JoAnn Fisher
Email jyf20745@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Democrats

Veronica Turner, incumbent
Email voteveronicaturner@gmail.com
Website  www.veronicaturnermddelegate.com

 

 

Kriselda Valderrama, incumbent
Email kris@krisvalderrama.com
Website www.krisvalderrama.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/Kris.valderrama.9
Other Instagram: kriseldavalderrama

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Maryland NOW PAC, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland Sierra Club, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Pro-Choice Action, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, AFSCME 3, AAPI Democratic Club of Prince George’s County, Steamfitters UA Local 602

Courtesy: Jamila J. Woods

Jamila J. Woods
Email fojamilawoods@gmail.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/friendsofjamilajayewoods

 

 

 

 

Legislative District 27 (w/Calvert County)

SENATE (vote for one)

Republican

Al Larsen
Email allarsenformaryland@gmail.com
Website www.larsen4maryland.com

 

 

Democrat

Michael A. Jackson, incumbent
Email fomajackson@gmail.com
Website www.fomajackson.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/michaelfor27
Twitter  www.twitter.com/michaelfor27

 

Delegate District 27A 

HOUSE (Vote for one.)

Democrat 

Kevin Harris, UNOPPOSED

Email kevin@kevinmharris.org
Website www.kevinmharris.org
Facebook facebook.com/friendsofKevinMHarris
Twitter @kevinmharris
Other Instagram:KevinMHarris

Delegate District 27B (Vote for one.)

HOUSE

Democrat

Jeffrie Long Jr. UNOPPOSED
Email fojlong@gmail.com
Website http://www.jeffrielong.com
Facebook facebook.com/jeffrielongjr
Twitter @jeffrielongjr
Other Instagram:jeffrielongjr

Endorsements SEIU 1199, AFSCME 3, UFCW Local 400, SEIU Local 500, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades, LiUNA Mid-Atlantic, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Teamsters Joint Council 55, Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5, Steamfitters Local 602    https://www.jeffrielong.com/endorsements

Legislative District 47 

SENATE (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Malcolm Augustine, incumbent UNOPPOSED
Email malcolm@malcolmaugustine.com
Website www.malcolmaugustine.com/
Facebook facebook.com/MalcolmLAugustine
Twitter @Sen_M_Augustine
Other IG: Malcolm.Augustine

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Prince George’s County Educators’ Association, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, CASA in Action, Steamfitters UA Local 602, AFL-CIO CLC, SEIU Local 400 PG, UFCW Local 400, Prince George’s County Fraternal Order of Police, LiUNA!, International Union of Elevator Constructors, 1199 SEIU, Plumbers & Gasfitters UA Local 5, Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics Association Local 1619, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, AFSCME 3, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate www.malcolmaugustine.com/endorsements

Delegate District 47A

HOUSE (Vote for TWO.) BOTH ARE UNOPPOSED

Democrats

Diana M. Fennell, incumbent
Email friendsofdianafennell@gmail.com
Website www.dianafennell.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/diana.fennell.5
Twitter @dianamfennell

 

Robert Julian Ivey, incumbent
Email julian.ivey@julianivey.com
Website www.julianivey.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/julianiveyMD/
Twitter www.twitter.com/JulianiveyPG

 

Delegate District 47B

HOUSE (Vote for one.)

Democrat

Deni Taveras, UNOPPOSED

Email votedenitaveras@gmail.com
Website www.votedenitaveras.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/denitaveras
Twitter @votedeni
Other Instagram:dltaveras

Endorsements CASA in Action, SEIU 32BJ                                https://votedenitaveras.com/denitaveras-endorsements

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