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July 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Turnbull Says Why She’s Supporting Elrich

Susan Turnbull, who is the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, talked about why she was supporting county executive nominee Marc Elrich. And she talked about the progress of her campaign.

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July 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

After Recount, Elrich the Democratic Nominee for County Executive

Councilmember Marc Elrich is the Democratic nominee for county executive, after the Montgomery County Board of Elections completed its recount of ballots.  Health care executive David Blair of Potomac picked up five votes in the recount, and Elrich picked up three for a net gain of two votes for Blair.  “Now we can all join together and move forward,” Blair said.   […]

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July 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

David Blair Files Petition For Manual Recount

Montgomery County executive candidate David Blair has filed a petition for a recount of the Democratic primary election ballots, according to Marjorie Roher, spokesperson for the Montgomery County Board of Elections. The petition, filed Thursday, calls for a manual recount of voted paper ballots, and includes 10 early voting centers, all absentee ballots, and all […]

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July 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Blair Says He Anticipates Seeking Recount in County Executive Race

Montgomery County executive candidate David Blair said Tuesday that he anticipates he will ask the county Board of Elections to perform a full recount of Democratic primary election ballots. “We have been informed that it will take approximately a week to perform a recount of the election results. Recognizing that the next Montgomery County Executive […]

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July 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Floreen Pressing Forward with Independent Campaign

Councilwoman Nancy Floreen announced Wednesday she would pursue an independent candidacy for Montgomery County executive, the latest step in an already tumultuous 2018 election. Floreen’s decision comes two days after the Montgomery County Board of Elections completed tallying absentee and provisional ballots in the Democratic primary for the county executive’s race. With all the ballots […]

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July 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: State Accepts Floreen’s Independent Candidacy; Elrich Defeats Blair

Update, 5:20 p.m.: A Maryland State Board of Elections said Monday the board would conditionally accept Councilmember Nancy Floreen’s independent candidacy for county executive. She must change her party registration from Democrat to “unaffiliated” by Aug. 6, and she must submit about 7,000 signatures from Montgomery County registered voters supporting her appearance on the ballot, […]

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June 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Wins Endorsement from Montgomery Teachers

Councilmember Marc Elrich received the endorsement of the Montgomery County Education Association, the union that represents teachers, counselors and other educators. In a Thursday interview, the Democrat called the endorsement a “big boost.” “People have a very positive view of teachers, and they should because teachers educate their kids. And I think they make an […]

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June 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Greg Wims Honored for 50 Years of Volunteer Service

On Sunday June 3, close to 200 people attended a celebration honoring Greg Wims for 50 years of volunteer service. Wims has clocked close to 39 thousand volunteer hours and served on over 40 non-profit boards during the five decades. U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett both presented proclamations to […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Bloggers React to Post’s Endorsement of David Blair

The Washington Post upended the Montgomery County executive’s race with its Saturday endorsement of David Blair, a Potomac businessman who made a fortune starting a health-care company. Blair is the only one of the six Democrats seeking to succeed incumbent Ike Leggett who has no elected experience. Leggett is term-limited from seeking a fourth term. […]

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April 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Provide Thoughts on Environment

Five of the Democrats who want to be Montgomery County’s next county executive fielded questions Thursday night at Takoma Park Middle School. One question showed each would take environmental steps, although they seemed to have different ways to approach the issue. Participating were Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich and George Leventhal as well as health […]

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