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November 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Exec-elect Marc Elrich to Host Listening Sessions

Marc Elrich will be sworn in as Montgomery County County Executive Monday, Dec. 3. Between now and then Elrich and his team are working hard to establish priorities and ensure residents have a voice in the process. Elrich has established a list of seven priorities for his administration. The priorities reflect the goals Elrich established […]

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November 14, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Election Talk 2018 Panel On Marc Elrich, Amazon HQ2, and the “Pink Wave”

The Election Talk 2018 Panel aired on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The panel was hosted by MCM’s Doug Tallman. The panel included Susan Heltemes, a political strategist; Sean Winkler, a Maryland political consultant and lobbyist; and Valerie Ervin, a former Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate. Watch recaps from the episode below. Here the panel discusses whether, or […]

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November 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland’s Sixth District Boundaries Struck Down by Court

A U.S. District Court panel has ruled unconstitutional the boundaries for Maryland’s Sixth District, which runs from Montgomery County to Backbone Mountain in Garrett County. And as part of the ruling, the court wants new boundaries drawn for the 2020 elections — boundaries that would be redrawn again for the 2022 election once 2020 census […]

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November 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Residents Explain Why They Vote

Olney voters exercised their civic duty in Maryland’s 2018 Gubernatorial Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Yesterday, we spoke to voters at four voting precincts about the issues and candidates driving them to the polls. For many voters, this midterm election felt more urgent than others. Here’s what the voters had to say. Sherwood Elementary School […]

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November 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Council Incumbents Retain Their Seats

The incumbent county council members in Tuesday’s election all retain their seats and will be joined by Gabe Albornoz, Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, and Will Jawando. The new council will be sworn-in  Monday, Dec. 3 at The Music Center at Strathmore. The results remain unofficial until certified by the County Board of Elections. Albornoz (D), […]

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November 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s Doug Tallman Hosts Election Talk 2018

Host Doug Tallman and a panel of political analysts discuss the winners and losers from the Nov. 6 Maryland Gubernatorial election. The panelists include Susan Heltemes, Valerie Ervin and Sean Winkler.    

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November 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Candidate Robin Ficker Concedes Race to Marc Elrich

Robin Ficker, a longtime political activist in Montgomery County politics, ran as the Republican candidate for Montgomery County Executive. With just over 16 percent of the vote, Ficker conceded the race to Marc Elrich. In this short video, Ficker talks about his campaign.  

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November 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Candidate Nancy Floreen Concedes Race to Marc Elrich

Nancy Floreen, a longtime county council member, ran as an independent for County Executive in Montgomery County. With just under 20 percent of the vote, Floreen conceded the race to Marc Elrich. In this short video, Floreen thanks her supporters.        

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November 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive-Elect Marc Elrich Thanks Supporters Tuesday Night

Montgomery County’s new county executive will be Marc Elrich, who captured 64.3 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s unofficial results. Elrich defeated Democrat-turned-Indepenedent Nancy Floreen who received 19.2 percent and Republican Robin Ficker who received 16.4 percent. The County Council will remain an all-Democratic panel, with the elections of at-large members Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass […]

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November 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

MoCo Voters Speak: The Trump Effect

Montgomery County voters talk about the effect President Trump has had on the Nov. 6 general election.

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