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Reuben B. Collins II (D)

Reuben B. Collins II

Office Sought: Charles County Commissioner, District 3
Age: 46
Residence: Millbrook.
Education: BA, political science, Fisk University; JD, University of the District of Columbia.
Occupation: Partner, Collins & Talley LLC; attorney.
Web site: http://www.collinsforcommissioner.com
E-mail address: collinsforcommissioner@yahoo.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Board member, Charles County Economic Development Corp., United Way, Kiwanis International, Christmas in April; founder and president, Black Leadership Council for Excellence; member, District of Columbia and Maryland bars, Charles County Bar Association,

Why should voters elect you?

"I was raised in Charles County. I've witnessed its transformation firsthand, and I believe the county deserves effective, uncompromising leadership to navigate its future."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"Growth and its impact on public safety, the environment and transportation. Charles County is shifting from a primarily agrarian location to a more densely populated suburban setting, particularly in the Waldorf area. The county's continued prosperity will depend on choices made today by our elected officials on the state and local level. It is our leadership's responsibility to prepare Charles County's overall economy to be a major player in the Washington metropolitan region."

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