FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Governor O’Malley Appoints David V. Fraser-Hidalgo as Delegate for Legislative District 15 in
ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 16, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today appointed David V. Fraser-Hidalgo as Delegate for Legislative District 15, representing Montgomery County. He will fill the vacancy left by now Maryland Senator Brian Feldman of Potomac, who Governor O’Malley appointed to replace former Sen. Robert Garagiola in September. Mr. Fraser-Hidalgo’s term will begin effective immediately.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee’s candidate to the District 15 delegate seat,” said Governor O’Malley. “We are confident that Mr. Fraser-Hidalgo will serve the people of our State well in his new role.”
As stated in the Maryland Constitution Article III, Sec. 13, Governor O’Malley is required to make an appointment to fill a Delegate vacancy from a written submission by the Central Committee of the political party affiliated with the vacating Delegate.
Per Constitutional requirements, the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee voted and submitted Fraser-Hidalgo’s name for appointment.