Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Both were vying for the same seat in the Maryland House of Delegates amid much controversy, NBC reports.
After weeks of controversy surrounding a Prince George's County delegate seat, neither former Delegate Tiffany Alston or county businessman Greg Hall will represent the 24th district in Maryland House of Delegates. A Prince George's County judge has ruled against both Alston and Hall, NBC reported. Alston lost her seat after striking a plea bargain in October on charges of using campaign money to help pay for her wedding, but she contended that she was still eligible to serve. Hall had been nominated to replace Alston, but last week, at the request of Governor Martin O'Malley, the Democratic Central Committee held a voice vote to recind their nomination of Hall after O'Malley learned of his troubled past. The committee has now lost the …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Circuit Court Judge C. Philip Nichols Jr. orders full judicial review of controversy surrounding Greg Hall's appointment to the House of Delegates.
Hours before Gov. Martin O’Malley was required to approve the nomination of businessman Greg Hall to replace Del. Tiffany Alston in the House of Delegates, a judge ruled that a full judicial review of the controversy surrounding his appointment should be conducted, reported The Washington Post. The Washington Post also reported that prior to the judgment, at the request of O’Malley, the Democratic Central Committee held a voice vote and rescinded Hall’s nomination due to his troubled past. About 20 years ago, Hall was a drug dealer involved in a shootout that killed a teenager in Prince Georges County. He also owes several thousand dollars in back taxes. Hall was nominated by the Prince George’s County delegation to replace Alston after …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Alston was found guilty of misconduct in office and suspended from her post last month.
Prince George's County Democrats plan to replace Del. Tiffany Alston (D-Prince George's) with businessman Greg Hall in the Maryland House of Delegates, . Alston struck a plea bargain in October on charges of using campaign money to help pay for her wedding. Although she maintained she would return to her post after fulfilling community service, she was removed from her post on Oct. 9 when she was found guilty of misconduct. The 24-member Democratic Central Committee voted in favor of Hall's nomination on Friday night, according to the paper. Gov. Martin O'Malley will still have to approve the nomination. Read the full story on The Washington Post.