Prince George’s Swears in Newest Council Member

The newest member of the Prince George’s County Council, Edward Burroughs, III, (D) – District 8, was sworn in this week.

Edward Burroughs, III is one of the youngest council members in the history of Prince George’s County Council at 29 years old. Burroughs was a student member on the Prince George’s County Board of Education and also its youngest elected member at age 18.

“ ‘I’m going to fight to do what’s right on behalf of the people of Prince George’s County, and often that gets me into some good trouble, but I feel comfortable in that space at this point, and I look forward to contributing and supporting and working together as best we can,’ Burroughs said” (NBC4 Washington).