Official Prince George's County District 8 Special Election results published
After concluding the final canvass of votes, Edward Burroughs III was declared the victor of the Democratic primary with 70.92% of the vote to replace Monique Anderson-Walker on Prince Geroge's County Council. Burroughs will now advance to the General Election on February 1st.
As of today, there are no declared Republican candidates to face Burroughs. However, there is one filed write-in candidate, Ebony Johnson. Johnson does not have an official campaign page, but here is an excerpt from her job at the Consumer Bankers Association. She serves as Vice President and Associate General Counsel.
"Ebony Sunala Johnson has extensive legal experience in both government and private sectors. Prior to joining the CBA, Ebony was Senior Litigation Counsel in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Enforcement where she led multiple investigations and litigated matters on behalf of the Bureau. Before that, she was a partner at a top international law firm focusing on complex civil litigation. A graduate of Howard University School of Law, Ebony started off her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee in the US District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia, commonly referred to as “the Rocket Docket.” Ebony is a decorated Air Force veteran who graduated from the Air Force Academy and spent many years on active duty and in the reserves as a military intelligence officer."
General election polls open on February 1st at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm. Early voting starts on January 26th and ends on January 31st. Registered voters can cast early votes between 10:00 am-8:00 pm Monday-Saturday and between 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Sunday.