New Mayor Chosen In Hagerstown

City Council made that decision  on Tuesday.

Mayor Tekesha Martinez, Hagerstown.   (Photo from City of Hagerstown)

Hagerstown, Md (KM) The City of Hagerstown has a new Mayor. During a special session on Tuesday, the City Council picked first-term Councilmember Tekesha Martinez for the post. She replaces Emily Keller who stepped down to accept the job of Special Secretary of Opioid Response in Governor Wes Moore’s Administration.

Martinez was elected to the City Council in November, 2020. She is the first Black Mayor of Hagerstown.

Keller was the first woman to be elected Mayor of Hagerstown.

By Kevin McManus