Kathleen Matthews Says Stoplight Should be Placed at River Road Intersection (VIDEO)

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. In this Extra video, Matthews talks about the tragic accident that happened at the River Road and Pyle Road intersection where three people were killed in a collision. She offers her condolences to the family and community. Matthews says that a stoplight should be placed at the intersection.

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

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

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

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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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Gaithersburg Woman Running for Governor

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I'm running for Gov. of Maryland so my daughter has the opportunity to realize her own American Dream. #mdpolitics https://t.co/MgLoVWwBhv — Krish Vignarajah (@KrishForMD) August 9, 2017 A former policy director for first lady Michelle Obama has entered the race for the Democratic nomination for Maryland governor. Krishanti Vignarajah, who lives in Gaithersburg, was born […]

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Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

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Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

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No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

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Here are the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. No one has filed for the school board and only one candidate has filed for either central committee. Candidates have until […]

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Takoma Park 2017 Elections: Here's What You Need to Know

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Elections for the City of Takoma Park will be held on Nov. 7 and this election will be slightly different than previous years. Elections are held every other year in Takoma Park but when voters head to the polls to cast their ballots, they are voting for their candidate of choice to serve for three […]

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New Progressive Group Endorses Bartlett's District 39 Run

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Bobby Bartlett, a Democrat seeking a District 39 seat in the House of Delegates, has been endorsed by “Run for Something,” an attempt to support the electoral ambitions of progressives, all under the age of 35. He is one of 65 candidates in 18 states, according to an email from the organization. Bartlett on Monday […]

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Leggett's Governor Pick Is Rushern Baker ... For Now (VIDEO)

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County Executive Ike Leggett said he was not running for governor, and his pick — at least for now — is his former student, Rushern Baker. Baker is the county executive of Prince George’s County. Leggett discussed his reasoning in this MyMCMedia Extra:

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Five Questions with U.S. Reps Raskin and Delaney (VIDEO)

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U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin went live on Facebook from the backseat of a car with U.S. Rep. John Delaney on Thursday afternoon as the two Democrats fielded some questions about their first job, their first album, Elton John, food, and people they would like to meet. At the beginning of the video, Raskin said he […]

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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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