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Jeanette Dixon on Primary Win and the Road Ahead (VIDEO)

Jeanette Dixon won a majority of the vote in the Board of Education (BOE) At Large Primary race. Dixon is set to face-off against incumbent Phil Kauffman in November’s general election. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Dixon discusses Tuesday’s results and what sets her a part in the race.

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the County Council resolution on discrimination, protests by MCPS high school students following the presidential election, results of the term limit ballot questions, improvements planned for the Montgomery County Airpark, and much more. You can watch the show, below:

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MCPS Releases Statement on Student Demonstrations

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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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MCPS Students Protest President-Elect Donald Trump in Silver Spring (Video & Photos)

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Instead of being in class on Monday morning, hundreds of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students decided to exercise their first amendment right and protest President-elect Donald Trump by staging a walkout in Silver Spring. “We’re protesting because we don’t want Donald Trump as our president. I mean we can’t change that but we got to […]

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

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

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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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Term Limits Appear to Pass in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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

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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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Marc Elrich Says Presidential Election Revealed a Country Deeply Divided (VIDEO)

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During the Democratic election night watch party, MyMCMedia interviewed Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich about his reaction to the 2016 Presidential Election. In this extra video, Councilmember Elrich says this past election revealed a country that’s deeply divided: .@Marc_Elrich talks the 2016 Presidential Election & how it has shown the country is deeply divided. Also […]

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

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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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MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

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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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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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