county executive race

June 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks, Douglas Tallman, and Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Executive Primary Election Day

Montgomery County voters will elect a new County Executive this election cycle. The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election takes place June 26, 2018. Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the primary election.  Anyone in line at 8 p.m. will be permitted to vote. The Board of Elections will release results of […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Provide Re-Assuring Message to Latino Democrats

Montgomery County executive candidates Thursday night assured members of the Latino Democratic Club that if elected they would not reverse policies protecting immigrants. And Councilmember George Leventhal said he would be introducing legislation that would prohibit the county jail from accepting Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees. “We don’t do that now, but there are counties […]

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March 1, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Outlines Prosperity Agenda

Councilmember Roger Berliner released a white paper Thursday outlining how he would increase economic prosperity in Montgomery County. “Nothing is more important than creating greater shared economic prosperity if we are to create a ‘more perfect Montgomery County’ …,” Berliner writes in the white paper, which is available online here. Berliner is one of six […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Executive Candidates Hear from Black Business Leaders

Updated:  Original 2.28.18 About 350 people attended a county executive forum Wednesday morning hosted by the Montgomery County Black Business Council, an affinity group of the Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce. The event, at the Silver Spring Civic Building, gave five Democratic candidates and the single Republican candidate a chance to hear concerns from black […]

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February 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Blair Unveils Economic Plan

County executive candidate David Blair unveiled an economic plan Tuesday designed to grow the Montgomery County economy. The plan focuses on weaknesses in the county’s job growth and company expansions. The 22-page plan shows employment growth at 1.3 percent from June 2016 to June 2017, compared to 15 percent in Frederick County and 35 percent […]

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June 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Unveils Campaign Video (VIDEO)

The Democratic primary for Montgomery County Executive is still a year away, but Council President Roger Berliner has already released a campaign video. The video includes testimonials from a number of people, including Del. Marc Korman, community activist Art Brodsky, and former PTA officials Melissa McKenna and Paul Geller. The theme of the video is […]

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June 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Announces Bid for County Executive

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner will announce his 2018 bid for county executive at an event in North Bethesda on Wednesday, June 7, his campaign announced Thursday. The event, at 7 p.m., will be at Owen’s Ordinary, 11820 Trade St, inside the Pike & Rose community. The campaign says it will release the names […]

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March 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Panelists Discuss Trump Immigration Ban, the Governor’s Race (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and panelists discuss the Trump immigration ban, the negative impact of the Trump budget on the Washington region, the races for Maryland Governor and Montgomery County Executive and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Susan Heltemes, Jerry Cave, […]

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October 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Republican Shalleck Needs Democrats and Independents Vote (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Jim Shalleck, the republican candidate for Montgomery County Executive, said he needs the votes of democrats and independents in order to win on Nov. 4. Shalleck and incumbent County Executive Ike Leggett, a democrat, participated in a candidates forum at MCM on Oct. 13. You can watch the forum here.

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October 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Jim Shalleck Opines on County Executive Forum (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke asked Jim Shalleck, the republican candidate for Montgomery County Executive, his thoughts on the county executive candidates forum held at MCM studios this week. Shalleck and incumbent County Executive Ike Leggett, a democrat, participated in a candidates forum at MCM on Oct. 13. You can watch the forum here. The general election […]

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