Marnitta King was reared in Capitol Heights since she was an adolescent. For over 30 years, Marnitta has represented Capitol Heights as a scholar, a resident, an advocate, and most recently, Mayor Pro Tempore. Marnitta graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Bachelor of Science degree. Marnitta also received her Juris Doctorate, with honors from the University Of Maryland School Of Law. Marnitta is an active litigating attorney in Maryland and the District of Columbia. It is with God’s grace that Marnitta has been able to use her education and experience for the betterment of Capitol Heights.
As a Mayor Pro Tempore, Marnitta chaired the Business License, Charter, and Code Committees. Marnitta takes a personal and active role in the enhancement of Capitol Heights’ senior citizens quality of life. Marnitta continues to fight for economic development within Capitol Heights, which is balanced by sensitivity for neighborhood preservation. Marinitta considers herself an advocate of the people.