Friday, April 09, 2010

MCDCC Will Pick Bronrott's Successor on May 11

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) is accepting applications to replace Delegate Bill Bronrott (D-16), whose resignation will be effective on April 26. Under state law, the 23-member committee will pick a nominee to serve out the rest of Bronrott's term and forward it to the Governor for appointment. Following is MCDCC's press release.

Democrats to Vote on Naming a Delegate for Legislative District 16

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee will meet and vote at 7:30PM, Tuesday, May 11, 2010, to submit a name to the Governor for a Delegate for Legislative District 16. The Governor will appoint the Delegate after receipt of the submission. The vacancy is the result of the resignation of Delegate Bill Bronrott, effective April 26, 2010.

When a Montgomery County Democratic seat in the Maryland General Assembly becomes vacant, the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee must vote for an individual from that State Legislative District and submit the name to the Governor within 30 days of the vacancy.

Candidates for the Delegate position must be a registered Democrat residing in District 16. District 16 encompasses Bethesda, Cabin John, Glen Echo and parts of Chevy Chase, North Bethesda, Potomac and West Bethesda. Candidates should submit an application consisting of a resume and cover letter by 5:00PM, Monday, May 10, 2010, to the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee’s headquarters, 3720 Farragut Ave., Third floor, Kensington, MD 20895,, Fax 301-946-1002. Candidates are encouraged to notify the MCDCC that they intend to run as soon as possible before formal submission of application. Candidates are expected to attend the May 11 meeting, address the Committee, to be followed by a question-and-answer period and the vote. For further information, call 301-946-1000.

Media coverage is invited.