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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Releases Statement on Student Demonstrations

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have released the following statement regarding recent student demonstrations: “[On Monday] students at several MCPS high schools engaged in a public demonstration in response to last week’s elections. Participation in this activity was strictly voluntary and was not encouraged by school staff. MCPS Regulation JFA-RA, Student Rights and Responsibilities, […]

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November 15, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Local Officials Support Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen (VIDEO)

After serving 30 years in the U.S. Senate, Barbara Mikulski has retired and now the torch has been passed to Chis Van Hollen. “Senator Mikulski has been a pioneer for Maryland and politics,” said U.S. Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen. “I always say when Senator Mikulski is with you, the force is with you and I’m […]

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November 14, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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UPDATED: MCPS Students Walk Out, Protesting President-elect Trump (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

UPDATED Hundreds of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) high school students walked out of class Monday morning, protesting President-elect Donald Trump. MCPS Spokesperson Gboyinde Onijala said that students from Montgomery Blair High School and Northwood High School participated in the walk out. The protest began at the Blair High School football field at around 10 a.m., […]

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November 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Term Limits Appear to Pass in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

UPDATED An majority of voters support term limits, according to the unofficial election results. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. ORIGINAL POST Term limits advocate Robin Ficker is celebrating what appears to be the passage of the term limits amendment, and he plans to thank voters on Wednesday morning at the Shady Grove Metro station. According to unofficial election results, […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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BOE Tabulates Absentee Ballots, Election Results Certification Expected on Dec. 7

The Montgomery County Board of Elections expects to certify election results on Dec. 7. That’s because results can not be certified until all the absentee and provisional ballots and all audit procedures are complete. On Wednesday, officials began counting the absentee ballots. On Nov. 16, the provincial ballot canvass is scheduled to begin. You can […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Floreen on President-elect Donald Trump: “I think it is a tragedy” (VIDEO)

One day after the election, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen said she is ashamed of the direction the country is taking. “I think it is a tragedy,” she said. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for more:

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November 10, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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State Senator Susan Lee on Working With New President (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, State Senator Susan Lee talks about how she plans to work with Donald Trump when he enters the White House.

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Nancy Floreen Says Term Limits Vote Was No Surprise (VIDEO)

In an interview the day after the election, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen said the vote for term limits, limiting county council members and the county executive to three consecutive terms, came as no surprise. County Councilmembers Floreen, Roger Berliner, George Leventhal and Marc Elrich are currently serving their third term on the Council. […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

This is your source for the latest election news in Montgomery County. For more election news, visit our Vote 2016 page. We hope you will contribute your election updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #vote. You can also follow us […]

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