Wanika Fisher, Eric Olson and Wala Blegay claimed victories in the final three Prince George’s County Council races to be decided after last week’s primary elections, potentially cementing a new liberal majority on the council. Fisher, a lawyer and former state delegate, led Victor Ramirez by just under 500 votes in unofficial results for the District 2 race. In District 3, Olson, a community developer and former County Council member, led Eve Shuman, a former regional director for Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). In District 6, Blegay, an attorney, bested five challengers, trailed most closely by Denise Smith, the communications director for Prince George’s State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy.
Prince George’s council poised to see new liberal majority
August 1, 2022