BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Harford County Democrats are calling on one of their own to resign from Maryland’s House of Delegates after she admitted using a racial slur.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the county’s Democratic Central Committee voted Saturday at a special session to call for Del. Mary Ann Lisanti’s resignation.READ MORE: Some Teens May Get A Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Soon, But Younger Kids Might Not Get One At All
Lisanti, a Harford County Democrat, was censured by the House Thursday after she admitted using the n-word at an Annapolis cigar bar to describe door-knocking efforts that were conducted in Prince George’s County, a majority black jurisdiction.
Lisanti has said she will not resign.READ MORE: Woman Struck And Killed In West Baltimore
Committee chair Denise Perry said Lisanti’s hateful comments make it impossible for her to be an effective representative.Maryland Horse Racing Regulators Question Laurel Park Executives After 8 Horses Die In 2 Months; Track To Remain Closed To Racing
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