Elections 2018

May 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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New Website Might Reveal Ervin’s Plans

Maryland awaits Valerie Ervin’s decision on the 2018 gubernatorial race, in the meantime, the internet might offer a clue. On Wednesday afternoon, someone registered “ValerieforMaryland.com” with the web hosting service GoDaddy. “ValerieforMaryland.org” and “ValerieforMaryland.net” also have been registered. Ervin was Kevin Kamenetz’ lieutenant governor candidate until he died of a heart attack on May 10. […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Election Judges Needed for June 26 Primary Election

Voters Needed to Work Polls for 2018 Gubernatorial Election The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) is recruiting voters, particularly those who are fluent in two or more languages, to work at early voting sites and at polling places for the June 26 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Marjorie Roher, public information officer for the Montgomery County […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

What You Need to Know to Vote on June 26

Do you have questions about how to vote in the June 26 primary election? Marjorie Roher, public information officer for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, has the answers.

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March 30, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elections Board Completes Draft of Sample Ballots

Montgomery County Democrats will see all 31 County Council at-large candidates on one side of their primary election ballot, according to sample ballots available at the county’s Board of Elections offices. Most have the at-large candidates on the front of the ballot. In some, the number of candidates in other races has pushed the at-large […]

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January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Platt Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election to District 17 Seat

On his Facebook page, Del. Andrew Platt announced Tuesday night he would not be seeking re-election to his District 17 seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, preferring to work on issues from outside the legislature. “I do not make this decision lightly, but it is the right one for me, personally and professionally,” Platt […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

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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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

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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February 21, 2017 | Tonia Bui

Run in Politics, Don’t Just March

A peaceful march is only one way of getting your voice heard. After the Women’s March on January 21, 2017, there has been a surge of more women seeking elected office nationwide. Diverse women are now building the groundwork to enable them to run for seats at all levels of government – school board, city council, […]

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