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Alfred L. Barrett

Rosa Lee Blumenthal

Charles C. Diggs Jr.

Otis Ducker

Christine Miller Jones

Mary C. Larkin

Bernard Phifer

Veronica Turner

David M. Valderrama

Leighton D. Williams Alfred L. Barrett 909 Irvington St., Oxon Hill Age: 53

Project director, National Association of Minority Contractors; president, Glassmanor Citizens Association, 1975-present; retired chief warrant officer with 23 years of military service, National Guard; alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1984; majored in political science and business administration; treasurer, Oxon Hill Democratic Club; board of directors, Prince George's County Parks and Recreation Foundation; led drive for funds ($600,000) to build Glassmanor Recreation Center; helped secure $19.7 million for reconstruction of Glassmanor Apartments; started community midnight basketball program for young adults; member, trustee and usher board, Alfred Street Baptist Church; married, two children; graduate, Hampton Institute and Oberlin College. Rosa Lee Blumenthal 519 Barrymore Dr., Oxon Hill Age: 66 Incumbent

Member, Maryland House of Delegates, serving on the Judiciary and the Bi-County committees; during my term of office, I have sponsored and helped enact 48 bills, on issues including victims' rights, paternity proceedings, grandparents' visitation rights, rehabilitation and treatment of chronic juvenile offenders, state aid for police protection, protection for asbestos victims, grant funds for family day-care providers and minority business participation. I am drafting bills to provide drug-free zones at community centers, to protect asbestos victims' right to litigate and to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid family leave for employees of businesses with 50 or more workers.

Charles C. Diggs 4906 Iverson Pl., Hillcrest Heights Age: 67

Retired legislator; mortician, House of Diggs Mortuary; member, Michigan Senate, 1951-54; member of Congress, 1955-80, House Foreign Affairs Committee, 1959-80, House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, 1959-80, chairman, 1969-80; member, House Committee on the District of Columbia, 1961-80, chairman, 1973-80; principal author of legislation establishing D.C. home rule and the University of the District of Columbia; founder and first chairman, Congressional Black Caucus; past vice president, Democratic National Committee; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1956-76; attended University of Michigan, Fisk University, Wayne College of Mortuary Science, Detroit College of Law, Howard University; honary doctorates of laws from several universities. Otis Ducker 3338 Huntley Square Dr., #B-1, Temple Hills Age: 61

Retired federal employee; currently management consultant and president, Otis Ducker and Associates; past board chairman, Greater Southeast Healthcare System; chairman, PortAmerica Minority Business Advisory Board; member, Ploughman and Fisherman of Prince George's County and National Business League of Southern Maryland; secretary-treasurer, Prince George's Parking Authority; retired federal executive, U.S. Department of Human Services; member, American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO; member, Maryland Judicial Nominating Commission, District 13; president emeritus, Prince George's Coalition of Black Affairs; member, Ebenezer A.M.E. Church and Coalition of Concerned Black Christian Men; former member, Task Force on Alternative Funding for Education.

Christine M. Jones 3518 Everest Dr., Hillcrest Heights Incumbent

Member, House of Delegates, 1981 to present; vice chairman, Prince George's delegation; member, Economic Matters, County Affairs and Protocol committees; public school teacher, Prince George's County; chairman-elect, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus; member, National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Children, Youth and Families; Governor's Task Force on Teenage Pregnancy; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1980, 1984, and member, Credentials Committee, 1988; member and former secretary, Women's Caucus; resident of Prince George's County since 1967; community affiliations include: National Conference of Christians and Jews; founder, Prince George's Coalition on Black Affairs; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Rainbow Coalition. Mary C. Larkin 7310 Abbington Dr., Oxon Hill Age: 43

Associate director, National Institute for Citizen Education in the Law, a non-profit educational organization; abortion-rights community activist; president, Coalition on Black Affairs; started a delinquency prevention program that was duplicated in 45 sites nationwide; appointed member, Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety; advisory board member, Volunteer Action Center; Rainbow Coalition; Ebenezer AME; MEd, Washington University, St. Louis. Bernard Phifer 2007 Keating St., Hillcrest Heights Age: 59

Former associate director, D.C. Department of Human Services; library associate, Oxon Hill Public Library; president, Coalition on Black Affairs, 1987-89; established partnership in education agreement at Potomac High School; Citizen of the Year, Hillcrest Heights Civic Association; chairman, fourth congressional district Rainbow Coalition; commissioner, Prince George's County Commission for Women; co-chairman, 1990 Women's Legislative Briefing; Meritorious Public Service Award; Potomac High School Community Relations Award; co-host, "Metro Talk" and "Prince George's Update" on radio; President's Award, Coalition on Black Affairs and Black Democratic Council; BA, sociology and library science, North Carolina Central University; MSW, School of Social Work, Howard University. Veronica Turner 7009 Buchanan Rd., Camp Springs Age: 40

Billing technician, Prince George's Hospital; chairman, 5th Congressional District Rainbow Coalition, 1988-90; membership chairman, Camp Springs Civic Association, board member, 1989-90; executive board member, Local 63; executive board member, Planned Parenthood Association, 1989-90; member, Coalition of Black Affairs (COBA), Prince George's County Women's Political Caucus and Pi Omicron Rho Omega Sorority Inc.; married, with four children; graduate of Prince George's County public schools; attended Tennessee State University. David M. Valderrama 9708 Potomac Dr., Fort Washington Age: 57

Judge, Prince George's County Orphans' Court, 1985-July, 1990; Maryland representative, National College of Probate Judges; liaison judge, Maryland General Assembly; vice chairman, Democratic Party of Prince George's County, 1982-85; master's degree, comparative law, George Washington University; former senior legal specialist, Library of Congress; director, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Prince George's chapter, Greater Southeast Community Hospital, Minority Advisory Board, PortAmerica, Ardmore Developmental Center for the Handicapped of Prince George's County, received "Honored American Award" from Americans by Choice; chairman, Council of Advisors, Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce; co-founder, Asian American Voters Coalition. Leighton D. Williams

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Claude W. Roxborough is unopposed