DISTRICT 24

DEMOCRAT

(3 seats)

Joanne C. Benson

Stanley Derwin Brown

Nathaniel Exum

Carolyn J.B. Howard

Dennis C. Smith

Antoinette Watson

Sylvania W. Woods Jr. Joanne C. Benson 408 Hill Rd., Landover Age: 49

Principal, Prince George's County public schools; 28-year educator; member, United Teaching Profession; member, Maryland State Teachers Association Minority Caucus; member, Women's Political Caucus; member, National Black Child Development Institute; volunteer, Homeless Outreach; Outstanding Educator, Prince George's County public schools; Outstanding Educator, Prince George's County Educator's Association; Citizen of the Year, Omega Psi Phi fraternity; Outstanding Community Service, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association; recognized, Who's Who Among Black Leaders in the Metropolitan Area, Who's Who Among Notable Educators in the State of Maryland. Stan Derwin Brown 6701 Arlene Dr., Peppermill Village Age: 33

Attorney with McCarthy, Bacon, and Costello; bachelor's degree in city planning, Howard University School of Architecture and Planning, 1981; master's degree in urban and regional planning, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Community and Public Affairs, 1984; JD, University of Richmond School of Law, 1987; board member, Preservation Maryland; planning director, City of Seat Pleasant; executive committee member, Prince George's County Development Quality Steering Committee; Peppermill Village Civic Association; member, Maryland State Bar Association. Nathaniel Exum 6702 Arlene Dr., Capitol Heights Age: 50 Incumbent

Safety director, Joseph Smith and Sons Inc.; member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1975-present: deputy majority whip; chairman, Subcommittee on Economic and Employment Development, and member, Economic Matters Committee; life member, NAACP; charter member, Capital Centre-Landover Kiwanis Club; advisory board member, Family Service of Prince George's County; executive committee member, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus; member, Federal Budget and Taxation Committee; Committee of the National Conference of State Legislators; executive committee member, National Black Caucus of State Legislators; member and trustee, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church; married, with two children. Carolyn J.B. Howard 3706 Baskerville Dr., Mitchellville Age: 51 Incumbent

Supervisor, Prince George's County school system; member, House of Delegates, 1988-90; member, House Ways and Means Committee; appointed member, National Conference of State Legislators' Education and Job Training Committee; member, Professional Standards and Teacher Education Advisory Board; director, Economic Development Corp. Board; elementary school principal, 1981-89; president, Florida A&M University Alumni Association, D.C. chapter; Delta Sigma Theta; life member, National Education Association; Women's Caucus of Prince George's County; Legislative Black Caucus; Women Legislators of Maryland; believes in "effective representation through visionary leadership" focusing on adequate funding for education, affordable housing, economic parity and elimination of drugs in the community. Dennis C. Smith 1102 Fiji Ave., Landover Age: 36

Deputy director, Minority Business Opportunities Commission, Prince George's County government; member, Citizens Advisory Committee for the Landover Vicinity; member, Tri-Area Civic Association; former council member, Town of Glenarden; former member, NAACP board; undergraduate degree, political science, Morgan State University; graduate degree, public policy, University of Maryland; married, two children; active in county politics, 1974-present. Antoinette Watson 2311 Columbia Pl., Landover Age: 33

Certified nursing assistant, specializing in geriatrics; has live in Prince George's County for more than 22 years; attended Columbia Park Elementary, Kent Junior High School, Bethune Junior High School; graduate, Bladensburg Senior High School; attended Prince George's Community College for secretarial training. Would work to implement classical education in public schools, expand the concept of the magnet schools into the existing school system, improve prison rehabilitation programs, institute a program for teenagers to work with various employers in the community in the summer and after school, re-evaluate social services programs to assist residents in getting needed help, institute a program to have elderly teach in their areas of expertise to supplement Social Security payment. Sylvania W. Woods Jr. 10009 Bald Hill Rd., Mitchellville Age: 36 Incumbent

Owner, Cellular Network; member, House of Delegates, 1979-present; chairman, Prince George's County delegation, 1989-present; former councilman, Town of Glenarden, served as vice chair, chair and acting mayor, 1975-79; member, Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments board of directors, 1984-86; member, board of directors, Young Democrats of Maryland, 1983-89; chairman, National Black Caucus of State Legislators; former vice chairman, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus; member, Southern Legislative Conference; member, National Eagle Scout Association; member, Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

DISTRICT 24

REPUBLICAN

(3 seats)

Edward J. Turner is unopposed