Leslie Johnson replaced in special election

Decrease Increase Text size

A special election is being held today in Prince George's to replace a councilwoman who resigned after pleading guilty to corruption.

Sixth District Councilwoman Leslie Johnson resigned over the summer after pleading guilty in a federal corruption probe that targeted her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson.

She was charged with destroying evidence. Her husband also pleaded guilty in the case.

The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Democrat Derrick Leon Davis and Republican Day Gardner are vying to succeed Johnson.


Would you like to contribute to this story? Join the discussion.

Recommended For You
comments powered by Disqus