Wanika Fisher

Maryland

(Prince George’s County Council District 2)

Candidate spotlight:

  • Daughter of immigrants from Nigeria and South Africa, Wanika learned the value of supporting one another and community service from an early age. 
  • As a state representative, Wanika fought hard to ensure that all immigrants were included in Maryland’s COVID relief package through the earned income tax credit. 
  • Wanika sponsored and advocated in support of the Maryland TRUST Act, a state bill aimed to increase safety by ensuring that the state of Maryland does not support nor fund federal immigration enforcement to separate community members. 
  • Wanika is a champion fighting for access to housing, health care, education, reproductive rights, climate justice, criminal legal reform and police accountability.
  • Wanika’s district is one of the most diverse in the country and she is committed to fight each and every member of the community.