Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed former Prince George’s County Delegate Darren Swain to the House of Delegates. Swain will fill the vacated D24 seat that has been locked in a legal battle after Tiffany Alston was forced to step down last year.
STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY
ON APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT 24 DELEGATE
ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 25, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on his decision to appoint Darren Swain to the Maryland House of Delegates:
“After careful consideration of a number of very impressive, qualified, and talented candidates, I am pleased to appoint Darren Swain to represent District 24 in the House of Delegates.
“With experience as a former legislator, support from county and local partners, and his dedication and commitment to moving our State forward, I am confident that Darren Swain will serve the people of Prince George’s County with distinction.
“I thank the Prince George’s County Central Committee and County Executive Rushern Baker for their valuable insights and hard work in filling this important seat in the House of Delegates for the people of the 24th District of Prince George’s County.”
Darren Swain previously served in the House of Delegates, District 24, from 1999 to 2003. He presently serves as assistant vice president for alumni relations at Bowie State University. He also served as a business analyst for the Prince George’s County Minority Business Opportunities Commission. He holds a B.S. in political science and an M.A. in administrative management from Bowie State University.