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November 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Sheila Hixson Announces She Won’t Seek Re-Election

Sheila Hixon, the 43-year member of the House of Delegates, announced Tuesday night she would not be seeking re-election in the 2018 races. The politics blog Maryland Matters said Hixson announced her decision at Montgomery College’s Takoma Park campus. From the blog, written by Josh Kurtz: Hixson, 84, who represents a Silver Spring-Takoma Park district, […]

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October 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Regulatory Attorney Seeks House of Delegates Seat

A 28-year-old lawyer from Derwood is running for the Democratic nomination for a District 19 seat in the House of Delegates, thinking his White House policy expertise and his work ethic make him a good fit for Annapolis. “I’m running I have the both the policy chops and the work ethic to be an effective […]

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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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July 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Palakovich Carr Running for House of Delegates

Rockville City Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr announced she was running for the Democratic nomination for the House of Delegates in District 17, with a statement released Thursday. “Now more than ever, we need progressive leadership in Annapolis,” Palakovich Carr said in a statement.  “I’m going to fight for the values that people of Rockville and […]

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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 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Plans Fundraiser in Montgomery County

Gov. Larry Hogan will have a fundraiser in Montgomery County next week. He will be hosting a reception 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at Manor Country Club in Rockville. Tickets are $500 and up. Hogan has not filed for re-election. Other political fundraisers coming up are: An omelet brunch for Del. Charles Barkley at 9 […]

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June 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Frick Website Clearly States What He’s Running For; Candidate Doesn’t

Del. Bill Frick’s website says he’s running for Congress. When contacted by MyMCMedia on Friday, Frick would provide few details. “We’re not looking for press,” he said. The three-term delegate said he would not run against Rep. John Delaney, the Democratic incumbent for the 6th Congressional District. Delaney may give up the seat to seek […]

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April 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Session Ends with Beer Bill Compromise

A bill designed to help Maryland’s craft beer industry seemed like a good idea. Then it got mixed up in Annapolis politics, according to Del. Charles Barkley. When it first appeared before the House of Delegates, the measure passed 139-0. Then delegates and breweries found out that bill didn’t help the smaller brewers at all. […]

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Appoints Jheanelle Wilkins to Maryland House of Delegates

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Jheanelle Wilkins to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Wilkins to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Ms. Wilkins will be a strong advocate for her constituents in Montgomery County in her new role as state […]

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