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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

One Year and Counting: Montgomery County Voters to Elect New Leaders in 2018

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, who […]

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June 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leventhal Kicks Off County Executive Campaign (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilman George Leventhal kicked off his campaign for county executive Saturday drawing about 100 supporters at Wheaton Regional Park. Much of his address to his supporters focused less on policy initiatives and more on how he would make county government work. “As your next County Executive, I will lead a cost-effective government that […]

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June 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Union Organizer Announces District 39 Campaign (VIDEO)

Gabriel Acevero, a 27-year-old field organizer for the union that represents Montgomery County employees, kicked off a campaign Saturday to become a Democratic candidate for District 39 representative in Maryland’s House of Delegates. Acevero, who said he has spent more than five years living in the district, held his kickoff at a park in Montgomery […]

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June 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Delaney’s Future: “Working on Next Steps” (VIDEO)

Is Maryland congressman John Delaney planning a run for governor? That’s the question a lot of people are asking as the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is just a little over a year away, June 26, 2018. Earlier this year, MyMCMedia asked Delaney about his political future and he said he would have something to say […]

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June 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Greenberger To Be Transferred from PIO Position Because of Candidacy

Neil Greenberger, the Montgomery County Council public information officer who says he is running to be a member of the Montgomery County Council, said Friday he will be transferring out of his office. Instead of handling the public relations duties for the county council, he’ll cross East Jefferson Street to join County Executive Ike Leggett’s […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Questions About Campaign Financing Fund Raised at GO Committee Meeting

There were several questions raised about Montgomery County’s new public election fund at the County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee meeting Thursday morning. Leading the discussion was Jared DeMarinis, who is the director of the division of candidacy and campaign finance for the Maryland State Board of Elections. Councilmembers Nancy Navarro, Sidney […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Tom Hucker Files for Reelection to District 5 Council Seat (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is running for reelection to keep his District 5 County Council seat. Hucker filed his elections paperwork Monday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. He is the first candidate to file for the District 5 Council seat, according to the BOE website. As the District 5 County Councilmember, […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Candidate Seeks Greater Effort on Economic Development

A candidate for Montgomery County Council on Wednesday said he would increase economic development by more than 50 percent over the next four years. Tom Ferleman, a Republican running for the District 2 council seat, said that by increasing the commercial tax base, the county could increase jobs. It also would increase business taxes, which […]

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June 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Spokesman to Run for Seat on County Council

Montgomery County spokesman Neil Greenberger said Thursday he was running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. He said he was assembling a team of advisers skilled in communications and knowing the “pulse of the community,” he said. Greenberger, a lifelong Democrat who lives in Damascus, said in February that he was mulling […]

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