Kathleen Matthews on Metro: “We’ve Got to Get It Moving Again”

Kathleen Matthews is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat and she recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Matthews in the newsroom and in this Extra video, she talks about reinvesting in Metro.

Candidate Filings for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election Begin on Feb. 28

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Candidates who plan to run for office in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election can begin filing at the Board of Elections (BOE) office on Feb. 28. Races on the 2018 ballot include the following Montgomery County offices: County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, Sheriff, and the Montgomery […]

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Marilyn Balcombe Plans Run for County Council in 2018 (VIDEO)

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Germantown resident Marilyn Balcombe, who is the president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, is planning a run for Montgomery County Council in 2018. In an interview at the studios of Montgomery Community Media (see videos below), Balcombe, a Democrat, said she wants to make sure the County Council has experienced, knowledgeable, and […]

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A Conversation With State Delegate Elect-Jheanelle Wilkins

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The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) has elected Jheanelle Wilkins to fill the vacant Maryland state delegate seat for Maryland’s 20th Legislative District covering Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Wilkins will succeed former Delegate Will Smith, who will serve the remaining term in the office of State Senator for District 20 after the seat […]

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County Council VP Hans Riemer is Excited About the Election of 2018 (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Council Vice President Hans Riemer said he is looking forward to the election of 2018. That’s when at least four new Montgomery County Councilmembers, and a new County Executive will be elected and speculation about who might run in those races has already begun. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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

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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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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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Early Voting Results Favor Term Limits, Dixon, Evans, Smondrowski

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The Montgomery County Board of Elections has posted early voting results on its website and term limits is winning with 64 percent of the vote or 95,167 votes compared to 53,234 votes against. Another potential headliner: School Board candidate Jeanette Dixon has more votes (69,822) in early voting than incumbent Phil Kauffman (57,742). School board […]

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Voters from Around the County Share Why This Election is Important to Them (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia caught up with voters in three different polling places in the county. In this Extra video, residents share their thoughts on Election 2016.

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Election Day Freebies and Deals

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Exercising your right to vote also comes with perks this Election Day. A number of national brands are offering election day freebies and promotions for voters. Here’s a list of establishments offering deals: Krispy Kreme  Show your “I Voted” sticker and get a free doughnut of your choice. Wear an I VOTED sticker tomorrow 11/8 […]

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Residents Line Up to Cast Ballot on First Day of Early Voting in Silver Spring (VIDEOS)

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Early voting began today in the state of Maryland and in Montgomery County dozens of residents lined up inside the Silver Spring Civic Center early this morning to cast their ballot. MyMCMedia caught up with those residents, some who were in line 30 minutes before the polls opened, and talked to them about this year’s […]

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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