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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s School Board Member Rebecca Smondrowski to Run for County Council

Rebecca Smondrowski, who was elected to her second four-year term for the School Board in 2016, is running for a seat on the Montgomery County Council. Smondrowski is running for County Council At-Large in next year’s highly anticipated election. She will kickoff her campaign on Nov. 29 in Potomac.    

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan: Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore ‘Unfit for Office’

Governor Larry Hogan stated Saturday that Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “is unfit for office and should step aside.” Roy Moore’s defenders should ask themselves if they would be so quick to excuse him if the victim was their daughter or if the offender was a Democrat. He is unfit for office and should […]

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November 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Election Results: New Face Joins City Council

A new face will join the Gaithersburg city council. Laurie-Anne Sayles, who has sought elective office twice before, was the top votegetter in Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results in the nonpartisan election put her first with 1,953 votes. “I’m at a loss for words but I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support by Gaithersburg residents,” […]

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November 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elections Board Clears Ashman of Complaint

Gaithersburg’s Board of Supervisors of Elections has found Mayor Jud Ashman did not violate the city’s elections rules when he sent out an Oct. 23 mailer announcing his support for the incumbents in Tuesday’s city elections. The city’s Ethics Commission is still considering a claim that the mailing, and his public pronouncement supporting councilmember Yvette […]

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November 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Early Voting Results Are In

Early voting results for Takoma Park’s 2017 City Elections are in and according to Jeremy Dickey, spokesperson for the city, there was a “bit of an uptick this year” compared to the last election. As of Sunday, 841 votes were cast.  At this point in 2015, 780 votes were cast. “The most early votes cast, […]

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November 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg City Hall

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Election in Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg holds its election Nov. 7. Here’s what you need to know: The city website has lots of information. The Elections Clerk can be reached at 301-258-6310, or by email at cityelections@gaithersburgmd.gov The clerk’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early voting at City Hall is on Saturday, Oct. 28, […]

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November 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Election in Takoma Park

Voters in Takoma Park will head to the polls on Nov. 7, or before if residents choose to vote early. This year’s election will be different than before: voters will select their candidate of choice to serve for three years instead of two. Here’s what else voters should know: Voter Registration:  In Takoma Park, residents 16 […]

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November 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Opponents of GOP’s Tax Plan Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS)

House Republicans unveiled their new tax plan on Thursday and it’s already receiving some backlash from residents. “I’m concerned,” said Liz Feldman. “Not being able to declare charitable deductions, medical expenses and the interest on debt is concerning. Our son is going to have law school debt and this bill will impact him directly.” Feldman […]

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November 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Minimum Wage and Safe Roads Are Concerns for Takoma Park’s Youngest Voters

In just a few days, Markeeta, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, will cast her first ballot in the upcoming elections in Takoma Park. Markeeta is only 17 years old. In 2013, Takoma Park lowered the voting age requirement from 18 to 16 which is why candidates for the city council and mayor’s office […]

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November 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Calls Gillespie A ‘Great Leader’

Ed Gillespie is getting a cross-the-Potomac political assist this weekend when Gov. Larry Hogan will headline a rally for the Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate. Hogan, also a Republican, called Gillespie a “great leader” in the GOP, according to a report in the Washington Post. Hogan has had his share of disagreements with the putative leader […]

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