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May 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

#MoCoVotesMCM Primary

Comprehensive Candidate Information Available The Maryland Gubernatorial Primary Election takes place June 26, 2018. Early voting for the primary will be available at 11 early voting centers in Montgomery County from June 14 to June 21. Montgomery Community Media’s comprehensive look at local races can be found here. We have candidate statements from the county executive, […]

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May 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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State Won’t Reprint Ballots That Bear Kamenetz’s Name

Ballots for the June 26 primary will not be reprinted replacing Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz’s name with Valerie Ervin, an official with the Maryland State Board of Elections said Friday. “The state administrator [Linda Lamone] determined there is not sufficient time to reprint the ballots in advance of the primary election,” said Donna Duncan, […]

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May 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Ervin to Run for Governor

Update, 7:30 p.m.: Former Montgomery County Council member Valerie Ervin entered the governor’s race Thursday, taking the place of her deceased running mate, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. Kamenetz died of a heart attack last week. With Ervin running for governor, her lieutenant governor would be former Baltimore County school board member, Marisol Johnson, the […]

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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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May 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Kamenetz Heart Attack Would Have Been Difficult to Treat, Doctor Says

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, who died early Thursday morning from cardiac arrest, suffered from a ventricular fibrillation, which are difficult to treat, a doctor who oversaw his treatment said Thursday morning. A ventricular fibrillation is a sign the heart is not getting enough blood, said Dr. Gail Cunningham of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Friends, Colleagues Remember Kevin Kamenetz

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released this statement on the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz: “I am deeply saddened by the untimely passing of my friend Kevin Kamenetz. I worked closely with Kevin to win additional State school construction funding for our two counties and other jurisdictions throughout Maryland, as well as on […]

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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Open June 14-21 for Primary Election in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the June 26 Gubernatorial Primary Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from June 14 through June 21. Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites on the same voting equipment used on Election Day. You […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

What You Need to Know to Vote on June 26

Do you have questions about how to vote in the June 26 primary election? Marjorie Roher, public information officer for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, has the answers.

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May 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Learn About the Candidates

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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April 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Rap Energy Tax at Business Forum

Montgomery County executive candidates — even the County Council members who are vying for a new position — found much to criticize about Montgomery’s business policies, hitting the energy tax and the lack of analysis in how legislation affects county companies. The candidates, all Democrats running in the June 26 primary, spoke at a forum […]

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