Candidate Forums for 2022 Election

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In 2022, Marylanders will choose a new governor and make selections in Congressional races and many other state and local races. 

To help you learn more about some of the candidates for state and county offices, there will be two candidate forums in Bowie in April. 

The April 12 forum will feature candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Comptroller, and Maryland Senate District 23 (Bowie, Greenbelt). The forum will take place at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts at Bowie High School (15200 Annapolis Road) at 7 p.m. Participating candidates will make brief opening and closing statements and field questions from those in attendance. 

***Per Prince George’s County School System requirements, all attendees will be required to wear masks.***

All candidates in the following races were invited to participate in this forum:

Governor/Lt. Governor
Maryland State Senate - District 23

County Council At-Large
Council Council District 4
Maryland House of Delegates - District 23

Confirmed Participants for April 12 Forum


  • Jon Baron and running mate Nicole Williams
  • Dan Cox 
  • Robin Ficker and running mate LeRoy Yegge
  • Douglas Gansler and running mate Candace Hollingsworth
  • Jerome M. Segal


  • Brooke Elizabeth Lierman

Senator, District 23

  • Raaheela Ahmed
  • Sylvia Johnson
  • Ron Watson

Confirmed Participants for April 14 Forum

Delegate District 23A

  • Monica Roebuck

Delegate District 23B

  • Adrian Boafo
  • Jocelyn Irene Collins
  • Remi Duyile
  • Marvin Holmes
  • Keenon James
  • Valeria Tomlin

County Council At Large

  • Rudy Anthony
  • Sam Elira, Sr.
  • Leo Bachi Eyombo
  • Stanford Fraser

County Council District 4

  • Michael Estève
  • Ingrid S. Harrison
  • Patrice Murray

Information: Contact the City Clerk's Office at 301-809-3029 or email.

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