Articles by Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

September 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Latest Goucher Polls Shows Hogan Ahead of Jealous

If the General Election were held today, 54 percent of Marylanders would vote for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan over Democratic candidate Ben Jealous, according to a new poll. Jealous would capture 32 percent. The poll, conducted by Goucher College’s Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center, interviewed 831 Maryland adults between Sept. 11 and Sept. 16. The […]

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June 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Blair in Too Close to Call County Executive Race

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Rockville health care executive David Blair were in a virtual dead heat last night in the race to be the county’s next county executive. With 251 of 255 precincts reporting, Elrich had 34,163 votes and Blair had 33,788 votes, a difference of 375 votes. “It’s clear the race is […]

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May 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Hogan Plans Two Events in Montgomery Next Week

Hogan Plans Two Events in Montgomery Next Week Gov. Larry Hogan has two fundraisers planned for July 31. He will be a guest at a noon lunch reception in Potomac for Amie Hoeber, the Republican nominee for the 6th Congressional seat. The same day, Hogan will be at Positano Ristorante in Bethesda for a reception […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Update: Police Identify Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Gaithersburg

Update, Jan. 24, 6 p.m.: Montgomery County police have identified the victim as Dwight Nathaniel Demar, 67, of Chestnut Street in Gaithersburg. Update, 5:15 p.m.: Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by an eastbound Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in Gaithersburg. About 1:55 p.m., the man was hit […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Democratic Candidates for Council At-Large Debate in Gaithersburg

When asked about Montgomery County’s current shortfall in the fiscal 2018 budget of about $120 million, candidates in the afternoon session were asked by the moderator “what specific actions would you recommend if you were a current council member to address the budget shortfall in FY 18?” At least two of the candidates oppose County […]

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January 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

Leggett, Riemer Stay Mum on Amazon Site

Montgomery officials aren’t revealing the location the county has pitched as a possible location for Amazon’s “HQ2” — the site where the Seattle-based company would build for 50,000 employees. On Thursday, Montgomery County was chosen as a potential site, one of 20 potential locations out of 238 that were competing for the new office complex […]

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