Prince George’s County Council has five new district members and one new at-large member.
The Prince George’s County Council includes eleven members — nine are elected by district and two are elected county-wide.
Incumbent Councilmember Mel Franklin and Calvin Hawkins have won the council’s two new at-large seats. Hawkins received 51.04 percent and Franklin 47.93 percent.
Wanika Fisher secured the District 2 seat with 98.35 percent of the vote after not facing a Republican challenger in the General Election. Fisher pulled out a narrow primary win over former State Senator Victor Ramirez. Fisher most recently served a term in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Eric C. Olson secured the District 3 seat with 98.82 percent of the vote after not facing a Republic challenger in the General Election.
Ingrid S. Harrison has won the District 4 seat with 98.42 percent of the vote after not facing a Republic challenger in the General Election.
Wala Blegay secured the District 6 seat with 99.35 percent of the vote after not facing a Republic challenger in the General Election. Blegay narrowly won the Democratic primary for that district seat in July.
Krystal Oriadha has won the District 7 seat with 95.35 percent of the vote, beating Republic candidate Gary Falls.
MACo’s election coverage and analysis rely on unofficial results published by the State Board of Elections. Official results will follow after a full accounting of pending votes. MACo advises readers that any close unofficial results are subject to realignment in the days ahead.