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October 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Quiz on Candidate Financing

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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October 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Welcomes 22 New Americans (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive, Ike Leggett, joined some members of the Montgomery County Council and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on Friday to welcome 22 new Americans during a U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony in Silver Spring. The ceremony is a part of the county’s path to citizenship initiative that aims to reach the 60,000 […]

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August 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Public Hearing to Discuss Proposed Early Voting Centers for 2018

Montgomery County Board of Elections will hold a public hearing to receive testimony from residents about the list of early voting centers for the upcoming gubernatorial election. Local Board of Elections across the state of Maryland are required to review its list of early voting sites every two years and make recommendations to the state. […]

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August 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz Files For Re-Election (VIDEO)

With his wife Sally by his side, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, a Democrat, filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections Wednesday as he prepares to run for re-election to his District 3 seat in 2018.  A former mayor of Gaithersburg, Katz is finishing his first term on the County Council and it’s a […]

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July 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part One

MyMCMedia political posts through July 31st. Find more current political posts, here. The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, […]

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July 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Countdown to 2018: Board of Elections Prepares for Primary Election (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is counting down to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election, which takes place in less than one year on June 26, 2018. From registering voters to ordering supplies to filing candidates paperwork to finding polling places to training election judges, the staff at the Board of Elections is busy. MyMCMedia’s […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

UPDATED It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leventhal File Paperwork to Run for County Executive on Same Day (VIDEO)

Talk about timing. A candidate for county executive in 2018, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was filing his election paperwork at the Board of Elections offices Monday morning when County Councilmember George Leventhal walked thru the door to do the same. “Unbelievable,” said Leventhal, as the two Democrats, who are now competitors in the […]

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June 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Questions About Campaign Financing Fund Raised at GO Committee Meeting

There were several questions raised about Montgomery County’s new public election fund at the County Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee meeting Thursday morning. Leading the discussion was Jared DeMarinis, who is the director of the division of candidacy and campaign finance for the Maryland State Board of Elections. Councilmembers Nancy Navarro, Sidney […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Under Review in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is now reviewing proposed recommendations for early voting centers in the 2018 gubernatorial election and your input is wanted. The BOE is planning to add an 11th early voting location for next year’s election. Right now, all the proposed early voting sites are under review, including: the Activity Center […]

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