FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 12, 2017
Ashanti Martinez Announces Bid for Maryland State Delegate
New Carrollton, MD — Ashanti Martinez, former campaign aid to Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk and Vice President of Membership of Prince George's County Young Democrats announced on 4/27/17 in Hyattsville that at age 21 he is running for Maryland State Delegate in District 22.
“I'm running to bring new energy and committed leadership to the 22nd District,” Martinez said. “By being an active voice in Annapolis for my community, I know I'll be able to make a difference. It's time we have more bold progressive leadership in Annapolis that delivers results for Maryland's working families. Our party needs fresh leaders that are ready to take on the tough fights.”
Ashanti is only 21 years old but already has Annapolis experience having worked for the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus. "To be such a young man with such character tells a lot about him. I know he cares about the community and the district." said Del. Pena-Melnyk at Martinez's announcement event.
Maryland's 22nd Legislative District consist of the cities & towns of Greenbelt, New Carrollton, Riverdale Park, University Park, Berwyn Heights, and Hyattsville.
For more information, contact Dyrrell Moon, Dyrrelll@AshantiMartinez.com