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September 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidate Wants To Change How Council Does Business

A 58-year-old money manager running for Montgomery County Council said he wants to change the way the council makes decisions. “Somebody has got to take the time to put the citizens in the drivers seat,” Republican Ed Amatetti said. Amatetti, who lives in North Potomac, said he’s been to lots of hearings and he’s found […]

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September 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Recreation Director Running To Be At-Large Member of Council

Gabe Albornoz has entered the crowded at-large race for Montgomery County Council, becoming the second member of County Executive Ike Leggett’s cabinet to enter the race. Albornoz, 41, lives in Kensington and is the county’s recreation director. “I love the entire county. Because of my day job I’ve been able to build relationships and I […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Seventh Candidate Enters Democratic Primary for Governor

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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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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September 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kicks Off Run for Governor

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Monday announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Maryland governor in a speech in Towson. Kamenetz blasted Gov. Larry Hogan throughout his remarks but also fired shots at President Donald Trump. “I want to be your next governor because Donald Trump and Larry Hogan are taking our country […]

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September 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker to Address Montgomery Republicans

The Montgomery County GOP for District 17 meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the MCGOP headquarters, 15833 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville. Guest speaker is Robin Ficker, Republican candidate for county executive. Dr. Jill Biden will speak to the Women’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road. The […]

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September 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Shnider Challenging Katz for Seat on County Council

The 28-year-old former political director of a pro-Israel, pro-peace organization is running against Councilmember Sidney Katz for the District 3 seat on the County Council. Ben Shnider, a Democrat, said he was seeking his first attempt at elective office because he was “motivated by the issues he cares about. “In Montgomery County, we offer a […]

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September 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates March in Labor Day Parades (VIDEO)

Monday was the unofficial end of summer, and it was the unofficial start of the political season. With parades in Kensington and Gaithersburg, politicians were out in full force. Here’s what the four declared candidates for county executive have to say about what voters are telling them at this early stage of the campaign: We […]

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August 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Del. Aruna Miller Wins EMILY’s List Endorsement

Delegate Aruna Miller, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 6th Congressional District, has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, which supports women in politics. Miller of Darnestown is seeking the seat being vacated by Rep. John Delaney, the third-term congressman who is not seeking re-election so he can run for president. A number of […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Branson Announces At-Large Bid for County Council

Cherri Branson, the Montgomery County procurement director who spent nearly a year serving on the County Council, has announced her candidacy for an at-large position on the council. A link to her website appeared on her Facebook page Tuesday morning. She has not filed for her candidacy, according to online records of the Maryland State […]

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