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November 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland’s Sixth District Boundaries Struck Down by Court

A U.S. District Court panel has ruled unconstitutional the boundaries for Maryland’s Sixth District, which runs from Montgomery County to Backbone Mountain in Garrett County. And as part of the ruling, the court wants new boundaries drawn for the 2020 elections — boundaries that would be redrawn again for the 2022 election once 2020 census […]

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October 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Redistricting Reform Gains Support at Hearing

A state commission meant to take the politics out of political mapmaking heard from Democrats and Repubicans who say the current system is flawed, supporting the commission’s proposal that would hand the cartography over to an independent panel. Gov. Larry Hogan created the Governor’s Redistricting Reform Commission through an executive order on Aug. 6, 2015. […]

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August 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Larry Hogan Releases Statement on Redistricting Lawsuit

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement today in response to a judicial panel ruling in favor of a Maryland-based federal redistricting lawsuit moving forward: “Today’s ruling is a tremendous step forward in the fight for free and fair elections, and I applaud the efforts of concerned citizens behind this case. The redistricting processes […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here. Van Hollen Victory Crowd celebrates victory by @VanHollenForMD in Democratic senate primary. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/ugLSHtybF8 — Willie James Inman (@imwilljames) April 27, 2016 Election Results Unofficial […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gov. Hogan Introduces Legislation to Change Redistricting Process

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday, that he is introducing legislation to reform Maryland’s redistricting process. According to a news release, the legislation is based on recommendations from the governor’s bipartisan Redistricting Reform Commission and proposes a non-partisan Apportionment Commission to replace the existing process, which is led by the governor. “An overwhelming majority of […]

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November 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

Phil Andrews On His Future and the Future County Council (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews shares some advice for the new Councilmembers and he talks about some of his plans for the future after his term ends on Dec. 1.

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October 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

“A Pawn In A Game” (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Floreen attended an Oct. 15 press conference against Ballot Question #5 and spoke out against the redistricting plan saying Montgomery County has been used as “a pawn in a game.” Take a look.

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October 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

Drzyzgula Opposes Question 5 (Video)

Gaithersburg City Council Member Cathy Drzyzgula is urging residents to vote against Ballot Question #5. She attended an October 15 press conference with other elected officials to speak out against Maryland’s new congressional district map. Take a look.

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October 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

‘This is an Issue of Right and Wrong’ (Video)

Gaithersburg City Council member Jud Ashman joined Montgomery County Council member Phil Andrews and other elected officials on Oct. 15 to speak out against Maryland’s new congressional map and to urge residents to vote against Ballot Question 5. Take a look.  

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October 16, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Speak Out Against Ballot Question 5 (Video)

Montgomery County Council member Phil Andrews was joined on Oct.15 by more than two dozen elected officials and community leaders to express their opposition to Maryland’s new Congressional map and to urge voters to repeal it on Nov. 6 by voting against Ballot Question 5. Take a look. Speakers also called for fundamental redistricting reform […]

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