derrick leon davis
Derrick Leon Davis (Photo from Prince George’s County Council.)

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — The District 6 County Council seat will become vacant, effective Friday, April 15, 2022, following the resignation of Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick Leon Davis. 

Council Member Derrick Leon Davis has represented District 6 residents on the Council since winning a Special Election in 2011.  He was elected in November 2014 to serve his first four-year term of office as the Council Member for District 6 and was re-elected to serve a second four-year term in the November 2018 General Election.  His current term was set to expire on December 5, 2022.

Pursuant to County Code Section 2-104(j), “When there is a vacancy in the Office of a Council Member that occurs during the last year of a term, a majority of the remaining members of the Council shall appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy within thirty (30) calendar days.”

To fill the vacancy, the County Council is now seeking letters of interest and resumes from qualified individuals who are registered voters in Prince George’s County, Maryland and reside in Council District 6.

Those who wish to be considered for the position should submit via email, a letter of interest and a resume to Council Administrator Robert J. Williams, Jr., at RJWilliams@co.pg.md.us  by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022.  Eligible individuals will also be notified by email. 

Additionally, the County Council will hold a hybrid – virtual and in-person – informational meeting for the public on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., to hear from individuals deemed eligible and under consideration by the County Council. 

Throughout this process, the District 6 Council office will remain responsive to the needs of constituents. For assistance, District 6 residents can call 301-952-3426 or email CouncilDistrict6@co.pg.md.us.

Join the Conversation

11 Comments

    1. Surprise, surprise. Another week begins with more irrelevant and infantile posts from No Clue. Did you ever go back and read the Wikipedia article YOU posted about the boundaries of Southern MD. You know the one that said PG and Anne Arundel were only SOMETIMES considered part of Southern MD and then only PORTIONS of PG and Anne Arundel?? The link YOU posted debunked your own comment (one that had nothing to do with anything as usual)! Priceless.

  1. 1) Southern Maryland Hospital is in P.G. County.

    2) Upper Marlboro is listed as “one of the oldest still-standing towns in Southern Maryland”.

    3) When I was growing up in Southern P.G. County it was always called “Southern Maryland” too. That’s because it IS a part of Southern Maryland.

    1. Thank you for confirming that all of PG is not part of Southern Maryland. I’ve been a Southern MD resident for almost 40 years. No one I’ve ever met who has lived here longer than me has ever included PG or Anne Arundle (in whole or in part) as part of Southern MD.

      1. You’re a absolute hypocrite!!!! You said none of pg and Anne arundel is part of southern Maryland!!! Now you agree that it is?? You’re a freaking moron

  2. P.S. Anyone who gets their “facts” from Wikipedia is often getting poor information.

    Hint: I know the person who wrote the Wikipedia article about Southern Maryland (the part with the total BS that PG County is only “sometimes” part of Southern Maryland). 1) The guy is from Ohio, 2) he did not grow up here 3) he won’t let anyone else correct his mistakes in the article.

      1. Many Wikipedia articles are controlled by editors with opinions— who camp out on them. They treat Wikipedia rules like a chess game— and use the rules to shut down anyone who disagrees with them.

        Sorry to rain on anyones parade but I’m from southern P.G. County too and we always called it Southern Maryland. Only the southern half of PG is southern Maryland, though. Not northern half.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *