elections

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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September 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park’s Nominating Caucus to Accept Nominations on Sept. 12

Takoma Park’s Nominating Caucus will accept nominations of candidates for city council and mayor on Sept. 12 in the Community Center Auditorium, according to a news release. Residents who plan to run for office must be nominated at the caucus by Sept. 12 to qualify for candidacy. The meeting is open to the public but only […]

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May 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Officials Remember City Volunteer Richard Knoebel

Gaithersburg officials are remembering longtime city resident and volunteer Richard Knoebel, who died, at age 91, at his home on May 13. Mayor Jud Ashman has released the following statement: “The Gaithersburg City Council and I, along with the entire Gaithersburg community, are deeply saddened by the passing of a long time resident and friend […]

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