Activists Want To Draft Donna Edwards For Prince George’s County Executive

Activists want to draft Donna Edwards for Prince George’s county executive

Grass-roots activists in Prince George’s County are trying to draft former Rep. Donna F. Edwards to run for county executive, a chance for the progressive populist to return to public life after a bitter defeat in the U.S. Senate primary last spring.Edwards, who drew the backing of national women’s groups in her unsuccessful bid to become the first black woman in the Senate from Maryland, declined to comment on her plans for 2018. But county activists say she has been meeting with political operatives and gauging public support since returning in mid-April from a months-long road trip …

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