Danielle McCray Sworn in as New City Council Member

Danielle McCray yesterday was officially sworn in as the new District 2 City Council member, filling the seat vacated by Brandon Scott when he became council president.

McCray, 34, emerged from a field of 22 candidates who applied for the position. A 13-member Vacancy Nominating Committee made up of current council members and community leaders from the 2nd district recommended her for the position.

According to The Baltimore Sun:

“I’m honored to be nominated by members of my community and confirmed by the City Council to represent Baltimore’s 2nd District on the City Council,” she said in a statement. “The communities within the 2nd District know me well; as a constituent and legislative aide working in this office, I’ve poured everything I have into everything I’ve done, treating every constituent matter as if it were my own.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue providing world-class constituent services and leadership on crucial policy matters in the areas of public safety, education, and equitable economic growth.”

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