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PGCDCC PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee (PGCDCC) will convene three (3) public hearing on Tuesday, August 17, at 6:00 PM, to solicit candidates for the District 23 State Senate Vacancy, District 21 PGCDCC Member Vacancy, and District Coordinator Vacancy for District 47.
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Time & Location

Aug 17, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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About the Event

The  Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee (PGCDCC) will  convene three (3) public hearing on Tuesday, August 17, at 6:00 PM,  to  solicit candidates for the District 23 State Senate Vacancy, District 21  PGCDCC Member Vacancy, and District Coordinator Vacancy for District  47.    

DISTRICT 23 STATE SENATE VACANCY:  NOTE: Senator Douglas J.J. Peters resigned from the Maryland State Senate effective July 30, 2021. The PGCDCC will only receive candidates who reside in District 23.  Pursuant  to the PGCDCC Constitution – ARTICLE X - Section 1 - Legislative  Vacancies – “In the case of death, disqualification, resignation,  refusal to act, expulsion, or removal of any person who shall have been  elected as a Democratic State Delegate or Senator from a legislative  district that includes Prince George's County, Maryland, or in case of a  tie in a Primary Election between two or more such qualified persons,  the Governor shall appoint a person to fill such vacancy from a person  whose name shall be submitted to him/her in writing within thirty days  after the occurrence of the vacancy, by the PGCDCC from the legislative  district from which the Delegate or Senator was appointed or elected,  provided that the appointee shall be a member of the Democratic Party in  the legislative district at the time of the last election or  appointment of the vacating Delegate or Senator. It shall be the duty of  the Governor to make said appointment within fifteen days after the  submission thereof to him/her.    

DISTRICT 21 PGCDCC MEMBER VACANCY: The PGCDCC will receive MALE APPLICANTS ONLY who reside in District 21.  Pursuant to the PGCDCC Constitution, Article III, Section 2 – Member Vacancies: “Vacancies in the membership of the PGCDCC shall be filled by a majority of the remaining members of the PGCDCC within 30  days following the occurrence of the vacancy. Pursuant to the PGCDCC  Constitution, Article III, Section 1 – Membership: “Once gender balance  has been achieved, the PGCDCC shall maintain its gender balance by  filling all membership vacancy appointments with the same gender of the  person who vacated the position.”  

DISTRICT COORDINATOR VACANCY FOR DISTRICT 47: The PGCDCC will only receive candidates who reside in District 47.  Pursuant  to Strategy No. 2 of the PGCDCC 2020 “Presidential Election” Strategic  Plan . . . “One (1) District Coordinator per legislative district shall  be solicited and formally appointed through a public hearing process  convened by the PGCDCC.   

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING:  Candidates  for all vacancies must be a registered voter in Prince George’s County,  Maryland and reside in the legislative district where the vacancy has  occurred.  The PGCDCC requires the following documents in PDF format: (1) letter of intent; (2) resume; and (3) voter registration card.  Filing  deadline for all vacancies: 5pm, Friday, August 13, 2021. Email all  required documents in PDF format only to: cheryl.landis@verizon.net.  Incomplete packets and packets received after the deadline will not be accepted.  Candidates shall speak in alphabetical order, 2-minutes per candidate.   Candidates may have no more than 2 people speak on their behalf, 2-minutes each.  Speakers may not transfer their time to another speaker.  

In order to participate in this public hearing, you MUST RSVP in advance by using the link below:  

WHAT:  PGCDCC PUBLIC HEARINGS TO FILL FOLLOWING THREE VACANCIES:  

 (1)     DISTRICT 23 STATE SENATE VACANCY;  

(2)     DISTRICT 21 PGCDCC MEMBER VACANCY; and  

(3)     DISTRICT COORDINATOR VACANCY FOR DISTRICT 47  

DATE:  AUGUST 17, 2021  TIME:  6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   

REGISTER IN ADVANCE:  Click the following link:    https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZMsfuGhqTMqHNyKhdVRRJUmURERi...  

Sincerely,   

Cheryl Summers Landis 

Chairwoman, PGCDCC & 

National Committeewoman for MD  

By Authority of Faye Martin Howell, Treasurer

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