We all know there has been a long debate about which county actually controls the most power in Annapolis. Montgomery County actually has the largest delegation (by two) but Prince George’s County actually has the most leadership positions in the House–far out pacing their neighbors in the larger more affluent county next door. In fact with Herman Taylor’s decision not to run for another term they will actually lose a leadership role. Taylor was Chair of the Unemployment Sub-Committee. All of Prince George’s three new delegates are replacing members who did not hold any committee leadership roles. Delegate Victor Ramirez was a Deputy Majority Whip who is replaced by Michael Summers.
With the seating of the new House of Delegates next month and as members settle into their committees and subcommittees these numbers might change but it is not likely it will be by much.