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"I first met Martin after he invited me to Prince George's County Young Democrats meeting. I attended the meeting and was quickly impressed by his leadership skills and dedication. His candidacy represents the exact type of progressive, young, black leader that we need in Prince George's County. I proudly endorse Martin Mitchell for Laurel City Council."

—  Scott Cecil, City Councilmember, Mount Rainer, MD - Ward 2


Quality of Life

Expand community programming that represents all of Laurel and ensure that there is something to do for everyone.


Main Street Transformation

Enhance downtown and provide more services for more people.



Call for a feasibility study to bring a YMCA to Laurel to address the need for organized recreation in the City.



Martin is a proud resident of the City of Laurel where he's lived for the last 25 years. He graduated from Laurel High School, then from Bowie State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in History & Government.


Currently, he serves as President of PGCYD (Prince George’s County Young Democrats). While he has a passion for public service and policy, he also spends countless hours mentoring and coaching young wrestlers of all levels and ages in Laurel, throughout Prince George’s County and other surrounding areas in Maryland. 4 years ago, Martin was appointed by City of Laurel Mayor Craig A. Moe to the City’s Board of Appeals, where he still currently serves.

Martin enthusiastically organizes people and loves engaging with the community. Much of his service involves participating in mutual aid projects, advocating for transit-oriented development and efficient and smart public transportation for the many, not the few. As a strong community organizer and advocate "for the people'', Martin continues to lead and promote positive change, all while raising twin sons, Julian and Jaiden, in this beautiful city he calls home.


Martin In The NEws

"County Council Member Tom Dernoga Endorses Martin Mitchell For Laurel City Council"

Campaign Press Release, August 19, 2021 | Click Here To Read Press Release


"Martin for Maryland: What's next for cannabis in the DMV?"

The Outlaw Report, June 29, 2021 | Click Here To Listen To Interview

"SZN2 EP 5: Politics as (Un)Usual" 

Off The Strip Podcast, June 27, 2021 | Click Here To Watch Interview 

"Speak With The Candidate...Martin"

Politics On My Mind Podcast, May 2021 | Click Here To Listen to Interview

"Martin Mitchell Running For Laurel City Council" 

CTV News, April 28, 2021 | Click Here To Watch Interview

"Community Members Say MAGLEV Train Would Be Overpriced, Destroy Local Environments"

The Diamondback, April 22, 2021 | Click Here To Read Article

"Carlos & Martin interview with LHS at DC Homme"

Laurel Historical Society, April 8, 2021 | Click Here To Watch Interview

"Laurel High School students organize peaceful ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest and march"

Capital Gazette, June 7, 2020 | Click Here To Read Article

Videos & Photos

Martin's Announcement Video
Martin & His Neighbor/Friend Lil Ali
Martin's CTV Interview


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