Five candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for county executive in Prince George's County in the Sept. 14 primary. Because of the county's overwhelming Democratic registration, winning the primary virtually ensures victory in November. The pivotal race to succeed Jack B. Johnson, barred by term limits from running for a third term, comes at a time of profound challenges as Prince George's seeks more jobs, better schools and a lower crime rate.
SOURCE: Staff reports | The Washington Post - September 6, 2010
Laboring for votes in Prince George's Article | Washington Post Staff Writers Every year politicians easily outnumber firetrucks at Greenbelt's Labor Day parade, but on Monday the rite of passage in Prince George's County politics had a special intensity that melded the friction of big-city politics with small-town America. Before the bands tu...