Ashanti will be one of the first out LGBTQ candidates elected in Prince George's County!
Ashanti Martinez is a progressive candidate for State Delegate in Maryland’s District 22. He was a staffer to Prince George’s County Councilmember Thomas E. Dernoga and the Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus. He worked as the deputy political director to Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk. Ashanti was named the “Top 30 Under 30” by 93.9 WKYS in 2017 and the “Forty Under 40” by the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund due to his inventive political strategies, immense work ethic, and devotion to community service.