Democrats Tap Hoyer Campaign Director To Fill Vaughn’s General Assembly Seat
Democrats tap Hoyer campaign director to fill Vaughn’s General Assembly seat
Jazz Lewis, a former campaign director to Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) who was Maryland political director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, was nominated Tuesday night to succeed former state delegate Michael L. Vaughn in the General Assembly.Lewis was chosen by the Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee after a packed, hours-long meeting at which nine candidates were grilled on everything from ethics to revitalizing inner-Beltway communities to whether they’d support legislation to repeal a 2013 state law giving County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) broad powers to oversee the local public school system.
Eighteen committee …