DISTRICT 26

DEMOCRAT

(1 seat)

Frank J. Komenda

Gloria Lawlah Frank J. Komenda 3509 Leslie Ave., Temple Hills Age: 55 Incumbent

Debt placement agent, Commercial Funding Corp.; member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1974-81; member, State Senate, 1981-present; nearly perfect legislative attendance in 16 years; chairman, Prince George's Senators, 1986-present; member, Senate Budget and Tax Committee, Capital Budget Committee and Joint Committee on Budget and Audit, chairman, Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Safety; Senate chairman, Joint Committee on Patuxent Institution, 1989; past chairman, Transportation Committee, and member, Steering Committee, 1989, Southern Legislative Conference; selected one of the 10 most effective members of the Maryland Senate in a poll of colleagues; state Senate adviser to Maryland Alliance for the Poor; U.S. Army service, 1954-57. Gloria Lawlah 3801 24th Ave., Hillcrest Heights Age: 51

Administrator and educator, D.C. Public Schools; pro-choice candidate for Maryland Senate; member, House of Delegates, 1986-90, member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee and Joint Committee on Federal Relations; vice chair, Bi-County Committee on WSSC and MNCPPC; member, Women's Legislative Caucus, Endorsement Committee, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus; executive board member, National Black Conference of Black Legislators; life member, National Council of Negro Women; member, Hillcrest Heights Civic Association and Oxon Hill Democrats; married, with three children.