ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – A panel of Maryland state legislators voted Monday to nominate Del. Dereck Davis becomes the next state treasurer.
The Special Joint Legislative Committee to Select the State Treasurer voted 10-0 for Davis, a Prince George County Democrat who has served as chairman of House Economic Affairs.
The panel heard from four candidates seeking the position before voting on the proposal. The remaining three candidates are Jorge Cortes, Joseph Zimmerman and John Douglass.
All four names will be submitted to the Maryland General Assembly, which is expected to vote on the new treasurer in a special session of the legislature, to be convened next week for a special session. on redistricting to create a new congressional map.
The treasurer’s office is becoming empty with the retirement of Nancy Kopp.
The treasurer holds one of three seats on the state’s powerful Public Affairs Board. The treasurer also heads several major state boards and financial planning committees, including the Maryland State Pension and Retirement System.
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