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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Proposes Truth in Sentencing Legislation to Fight Baltimore Crime

Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday his administration would present “truth in sentencing” legislation in the 2018 General Assembly, which starts in January. Hogan made the comment after he emerged from a meeting in Baltimore with representatives of the city’s criminal justice system. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss crime in the city and the […]

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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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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidate Seeking Free Tuition for Montgomery College Students

Chris Wilhelm, a Democrat running for the Montgomery County Council, thinks Montgomery College should be offering free tuition to its students. “I’m trying to drum up support,” Wilhelm said. “I would love for it to happen at state level.” Wilhelm is planning an event to highlight his proposal on Aug. 30 in Silver Spring. Cities […]

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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot Events Among Upcoming Political Fundraisers

Takoma resident Peter Franchot, the Democrat who serves as Maryland’s comptroller, has two receptions planned in the coming weeks. One is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Chesapeake Brewing Company, 114 West St., Annapolis. The second is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 13, at Black Ankle Vineyards, Mount Airy. […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Candidates Criticize Donald Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Protest (VIDEO)

Following President Donald Trump’s recent statement on a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that left one woman dead and dozens injured, a few Democratic candidates running for the Montgomery County Council and a candidate running for the Maryland House of Delegates, held a news conference early Wednesday to denounce Trump’s statement. During a news […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park 2017 Elections: Here’s What You Need to Know

Elections for the City of Takoma Park will be held on Nov. 7 and this election will be slightly different than previous years. Elections are held every other year in Takoma Park but when voters head to the polls to cast their ballots, they are voting for their candidate of choice to serve for three […]

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New Progressive Group Endorses Bartlett’s District 39 Run

Bobby Bartlett, a Democrat seeking a District 39 seat in the House of Delegates, has been endorsed by “Run for Something,” an attempt to support the electoral ambitions of progressives, all under the age of 35. He is one of 65 candidates in 18 states, according to an email from the organization. Bartlett on Monday […]

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