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Prince George's County election results

Here's a look at the updates from the key races on issues voted on and candidates elected throughout Prince George's County.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Prince George's County and a few other Maryland counties have partial results following Election Day due to an issue with the thumb drives that record votes, the Maryland Board of Elections said during a briefing on Wednesday.

Voters in Prince George's County cast their ballot on President and Vice President of the United States, as well as a number of local officials, in the 2020 general election on Tuesday.

Shayla Adams-Stafford, a career educator who has wanted to teach since childhood, is the projected winner for Prince George's County Board of Education for District 4, according to the county's Board of Elections.

Edward Burroughs, III, the Incumbent for District 8 in Prince George's County, was re-elected for another term, according to the county's Board of Elections. 

Kenneth F. Harris, II, a Database Lead Engineer for the NASA J2 Joint Polar Satellite System, was elected for the Board of Education in the county for District 7, according to the county's Board of Elections.

Here's a look at the updates from the key races on issues voted on and candidates elected throughout Prince George's County:

U.S. PRESIDENT- The Associated Press has projected Joe Biden to win Maryland's electoral votes.

MARYLAND QUESTION 1 - Balancing State Budget

Though the votes have not been finalized, Marylanders appear to have approved this question. If passed, the proposed amendment to Maryland’s Constitution would allow the General Assembly to increase, decrease, or reallocate funds in the governor’s proposed budget each year starting in 2024. Maryland is one of the few states where the legislature does NOT have the authority to do this.

MARYLAND QUESTION 2Expansion of Commercial Gaming - APPROVED

Maryland voters overwhelmingly approved of sports betting legalization in the state.

Question A: Public Works & Transportation Bonds: APPROVED

Residents voted for Question A -- the act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $178,150,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation, or repair of, Public Works and transportation facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots and maintenance facilities), including the acquisition and development of sites, therefore, the architectural and engineering services incident thereto, and the acquisition and installation of necessary fixed permanent equipment, therefore, as defined therein.

Question B: Library Facilities Bonds: APPROVED

Residents voted for Question B -- the act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $28,829,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of library facilities, including the acquisition and development of sites, therefore, the architectural and engineering services incident thereto, and the acquisition and installation of necessary fixed permanent equipment, therefore, as defined therein.

Question C: Public Safety Bonds: APPROVED

Residents voted for Question C -- the act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $44,477,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation, or repair of, public safety facilities (including Fire Department Facilities), including the acquisition and development of sites, therefore, the architectural and engineering services incident thereto, and the acquisition and installation of necessary fixed permanent equipment, therefore, as defined therein.

Question D: County Buildings Bonds: APPROVED

Residents voted for Question D -- the act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $133,000,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of county buildings, including the acquisition and development of sites, therefore, the architectural and engineering services incident thereto, and the acquisition and installation of necessary fixed permanent equipment therefore, as defined therein.

Question E: Community College Bonds: APPROVED

Residents voted for Question E -- the act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $121,714,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of community college facilities, including the acquisition and development of sites, therefore, the architectural and engineering services incident thereto, and the acquisition and installation of necessary fixed permanent equipment, therefore; as defined therein.

U.S. CONGRESS: DISTRICT 4

Maryland

Vote: 1
RACE: 36

This district includes portions of Prince George’s County and Anne Arundel County.

  1. George McDermot (Republican)

McDermott is a business owner and has worked as a reporter. He also ran for this same office in November 2018.

Website: http://www.georgemcdermott.com/

2. Anthony Brown (Democrat-Incumbent)

Brown has held this office since Jan. 2017. Previously he served as Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor from 2007 to 2015 during the O’Malley administration. He is a retired Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. In 1998, he was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates to represent Prince George’s County and served as Vice-Chair of the House Judiciary Committee and as Majority Whip.

Website: https://anthonybrown.com/

U.S. CONGRESS: DISTRICT 5

Maryland

Vote: 1
RACE: 38

This district includes all of Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert counties, as well as portions of Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties.

  1. Chris Palombi (Republican)

Palombi is currently a Webmaster. He is a self-taught web programmer/designer and a former U.S. Capitol Police officer. He received a degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.

Website: https://www.chrispalombi.com/about.html

2. Steny Hoyer (Democrat-Incumbent)

Hoyer has held this office since 1981. He is currently the House Majority Leader and previously served in the same role from 2007 to 2011. He also served as House Democratic Whip from 2003 to 2007. He was elected President of the State Senate, the youngest in state history, and served until 1978. He was also a member of the State Board of Higher Education.

Website: https://hoyer.house.gov/

JUDGE, CIRCUIT COURT

7th Judicial Circuit
RACE: 47

April Ademiluyi

Ademiluyi is a Prince George’s County native and has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park. She began her career as an Engineer for the U.S. Coast Guard. She is licensed in Maryland State Courts and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Website: http://www.votejudgeapril.com/

Wytonja Curry (Incumbent) 

Curry is a lifelong Marylander and received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Baltimore. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar Association in December 1998 and began her legal career as a judicial law clerk in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She worked as a litigator for 20 years and is licensed to practice law in both Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Political-Candidate/Keep-Judge-Wytonja-Curry-108108107329871/

ShaRon Grayon Kelsey (Incumbent) 

Kelsey was appointed as an Associate Judge of Maryland’s Prince George’s County Circuit Court in 2019. Previously, she managed a law firm in Bowie, Maryland and has practiced a variety of civil law including bankruptcy, personal injury, workers compensation and creditor rights law.

Website: https://thehonorisallmine.com/

Jared Michael McCarthy (Incumbent)

McCarthy previously served as a County Attorney in Prince George's County, Associate General Counsel, Chief of the Employment and Litigation Division and served on the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

Website: https://m.facebook.com/keep-judge-jared-mccarthy

Cathy Serrette (Incumbent) 

Serrette is a member of the Committee on Equal Justice and serves on the Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services. She is also a Commissioner on Maryland’s Access to Justice Commission and Vice-Chair of the Judicial Conference Domestic Law Committee. She has more than 16 years of experience as an Associate Judge in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She is also the President of the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Political-Candidate/Judge-Cathy-H-Serrette-101490191375767/

Gladys Weatherspoon

Weatherspoon is a criminal defense lawyer in Prince George’s County and D.C. She has previously served as Chief of the Felony Section of the Public Defender Service. She has practiced law for more than 25 years. She has also been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America.”

Website: https://gladysweatherspoon.com/

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