I hope you’ve been enjoying this beautiful summer season so far. As we continue to progress through these summer months, we’ve also been progressing in the work we are doing to make Maryland better.
Here are a few updates:
July 19– Election Day is right around the corner! Early voting starts July 7th, and I will be present at the Mount Pleasant polling location. It is imperative you come out and vote! Your vote is your voice, and this is an opportunity to vote for representatives who will serve with our city’s best interest in mind. I can’t wait to see you there.
Huge shout out to candidates Jackie Addison and Caylin Young, running for Maryland House of Delegates. Addison and Young are lifelong residents and community leaders–not only in the 45th district, but throughout the city. Our city needs representatives who are engaged in our communities, and in touch with Baltimore’s needs. These candidates represent everything that is great about our District. Your votes are essential to make the change Baltimore needs. I hope you assist in the strengthening of our Annapolis team by voting for these dedicated individuals.
The gubernatorial primaries are steadily approaching and will take place on July 19. My confident picks are Tom Perez and Shannon Sneed for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. We need leaders who will strongly advocate for the changes we need and the resources we deserve. Tom Perez is truly a man for the people–a battle-tested problem solver who is deeply invested in the future of our city and State. I hope you will vote for Tom Perez and Shannon Sneed for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. To read more about these candidates, click this link for the Washington Sun’s endorsement and this link for the Baltimore Sun’s endorsement.
It was a pleasure to work alongside my colleagues in honoring Senator Robert Dalton. Through his role as East Baltimore’s first Black senator, he opened endless doors for my colleagues and myself. In commemoration of Senator Dalton’s service, I am delighted to announce the naming of Robert Dalton Way– a street to remember and honor his contributions in the years to come. To see photos for the ceremony, click here.
I had an amazing time serving as keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony of the Adult Learning Center’s class of 2022. The strong will of these graduates truly highlights the importance of chasing one’s dreams under any circumstances. Congratulations to these graduates for their current and future successes. Click here to see some of the photos from this great occasion!
I was delighted to speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for Hamilton Elementary Middle School. High school is a significant time in the life of a young person, and it was a joy to see these rising scholars off as they step into this new phase of their academic journeys. Congratulations to our future! Here are some of the pictures from this milestone event.
I was privileged to appear as a guest on the YouTube channel of my friend, Ede Taylor. In the segment, we discuss my contributions and efforts in the communities I serve, as well as effective community organization as a whole. Click this to listen and hear more about our conversation!
In closing, I look forward to fostering and bringing forth more progress in our District. This month and in the ones to come, I hope to continue celebrating the successes of our District and its amazing residents. Enjoy your summer, and don’t forget to get out and vote!
Listening. Learning. Leading.
Cory V. McCray
Senator, 45th Legislative District