district 39

August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Progressive Group Endorses Bartlett’s District 39 Run

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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June 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Birth of Son Sparks Candidate’s Run for Office

The impending birth of a son prompted Bobby Bartlett to run for office, he said Wednesday. The birth “forced me to take a hard look the kind of society my son would be coming into,” Bartlett said. “It wasn’t a pretty picture.” Compounding his concerns was that the boy’s due date was Jan. 20, 2017, […]

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June 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Union Organizer Announces District 39 Campaign (VIDEO)

Gabriel Acevero, a 27-year-old field organizer for the union that represents Montgomery County employees, kicked off a campaign Saturday to become a Democratic candidate for District 39 representative in Maryland’s House of Delegates. Acevero, who said he has spent more than five years living in the district, held his kickoff at a park in Montgomery […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens Attend Community Meeting to Discuss Crime in Montgomery Village (VIDEO)

Dozens of residents attended a community meeting with Montgomery County police officers on Wednesday night to discuss crime in Montgomery Village. Many residents attended the meeting at the North Creek Community Center because they wanted more information about the double homicide that occurred on Gallery Court on June 5th. Commander Dinesh Patil of the 6th […]

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