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Meet the freshmen members of the General Assembly

January 10, 2023
House Speaker Adrienne Jones (second from left) with her teammates in Baltimore County’s District 10, all of whom are taking new positions in the General Assembly. Left to right: Sen.-elect Benjamin Brooks, who spent eight years in the House, and Dels.-elect N. Scott Phillips Phillips and Jennifer White. District 10 Unity Team Facebook photo.

The freshman class of the General Assembly is a little like Maryland itself: America in miniature. The new members have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. They range in age from 25 (Del.-elect Joe Vogel of Montgomery County) to 72 (Sen-elect Benjamin Brooks and Del.-elect Cheryl Pasteur, both of Baltimore County). And they are a racially and ethnically diverse lot. Three of the eight incoming senators are women, while 15 of 40 freshman delegates are women.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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