elections

August 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Election Changes Designed to Boost Gaithersburg Voter Turnout

Gaithersburg has made changes to the way voters will pick the people who represent them in City Hall. One of the reasons has been to improve voter turnout, which was 9.61 percent in the 2017 balloting. Generally, the city tallies between 10 percent and 12 percent, said N. Lynn Board, city attorney. The changes will […]

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August 27, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Part II: Open Letter to Campaign Family and Friends

Dear Campaign Family and Friends,  The sacrifices you made for the 2018 Primary Election were priceless. While many people supported us by voting, volunteering, and donating, you all made sacrifices that were invisible to the eye.  So many of you rearranged (and rearranged again) schedules so we could spend precious time together to celebrate holidays, milestones, […]

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March 26, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Ballot Shows More Women Seeking Election Than in 2014

More women are seeking public office in this year’s primary election, according to data from the Maryland State Board of Elections. Data from the state’s 2018 gubernatorial primary election candidates list shows approximately 120 women are running in the June 26 primary. That’s a nearly 50 percent increase compared to the 2014 gubernatorial primary election […]

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January 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

Candidates Running for Maryland Senate, House of Delegates

Candidates who have filed to appear in the Primary Election ballot June 26 for state Senate and House of Delegates. Early voting is from June 14 to June 21. The filing deadline is 9 p.m. Feb. 27. State Senate: Legislative District 14 Robert Drozd, Republican Craig J. Zucker, Democratic   Legislative District 15 David Wilson, […]

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January 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Candidates Running for Montgomery County Executive, Council

Candidates who have filed to appear in the Primary Election ballot June 26 for county executive and County Council. Early voting is from June 14 to June 21. The filing deadline is 9 p.m. Feb. 27. County Executive Robin Ficker, Republican Roger Berliner, Democratic Marc Elrich, Democratic Bill Frick, Democratic Rose Krasnow, Democratic George L. […]

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November 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg City Hall

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

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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November 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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

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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October 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Round ‘Em Up: Gaithersburg and Rockville are competing in the Snow Road-eo Challenge. The friendly, team-building competition takes place at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and provides a fun way for Public Works […]

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October 18, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. County combats gang violence: State’s Attorney John McCarthy and Police Chief Tom Manger describe how they’ll use new funding to deal with the growing problem of gang violence. 2. Council Committee policy session: The County Council Health and Human Services Committee […]

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October 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 17, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Voting Residency Deadline-Takoma Park residency must be met today (21 days prior to the election) in order to vote in the upcoming election. We’ve launched a handy page full of City Election 2017 information. Check it out: https://t.co/BXgwqA9zQk #TkPkVotes pic.twitter.com/wpdCz5ECFd — City of […]

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