Zina Pierre Withdraws Again

| September 23, 2009
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Pierre Offers Explanation, Withdraws

Zina Pierre, withdraws from race for Mayor.

Zina Pierre, withdraws from race for Mayor.

In a statement, Zina Pierre, the first African American elected to run for Mayor of Annapolis, withdrew from the race citing the distractions of the past week.

Now, the Democratic Central Committee will select a candidate to run in her place. Zina will need to officially submit her withdrawal by Friday September 25, 2009 and the DCC will have until October 2, 2009 to name a replacement.

Zina declined to answer any questions. Video of her statement will follow.

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John is the publisher and editor of Eye On Annapolis. As a resident and business owner in Anne Arundel County for more than 15 years, he realized that there was something missing in terms of community news--and Eye On Annapolis was born in late spring 2009. John's background is in the travel industry as a business owner, industry speaker, and travel writer. In terms of blogging and social media, he cut his teeth with MSNBC.com.
  • Mark Knophler

    The sad part of this is that she has no one to blame but herself. This is not the result of some vindictive smear campaign. She has simply been careless with her affairs and it has finally caught up with her.