Workers Spotted Crushing Floreen Political Sign

Montgomery County employees destroyed two large political signs for county executive candidate Nancy Floreen on Thursday in Silver Spring, but as the sign came down red flags went up among Floreen supporters. The sign was in a...

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Floreen: ‘I Don’t Think We’ve Done Enough to Advance Us’

Councilmember Nancy Floreen, the former Democrat who is running as an independent in the Nov. 6 county executive race, reflects on her performance in Monday’s forum with opponents Councilmember Marc Elrich (D) and Robin Ficker...

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Comedian Dave Chappelle to Appear at Ben Jealous Rally in Silver Spring

Silver Spring-native Dave Chappelle is expected to join Democratic-candidate for Governor, Ben Jealous, in Silver Spring to encourage people to vote. Chappelle will join Jealous at McGinty’s Public House, located at 911...

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Ficker: ‘Tax Increase Specialists Are Over Represented in Our County’

Robin Ficker, the Republican nominee for county executive in the Nov. 6 county executive race, reflects on his performance in Monday’s forum with opponents Councilmember Marc Elrich (D) and Councilmember Nancy Floreen (I)....

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Elrich: ‘I Think I Laid Out a Pretty Rational Case’

Councilmember Marc Elrich, the Democratic nominee in the Nov. 6 county executive race, reflects on his performance in Monday’s forum with opponents Robin Ficker (R) and Councilmember Nancy Floreen (I).  ...

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Marc Elrich and Nancy Floreen Quiz Each Other at Monday’s County Executive Forum

Montgomery Community Media hosted a forum with the three candidates for the County’s next executive. Nancy Floreen, Robin Ficker, and Marc Elrich all responded to questions from Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood. The forum was...

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September 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 25-Nov. 1 for General Election in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 6 Gubernatorial Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 25 through Nov. 1. 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. Montgomery […]

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September 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Middle and High School Students Needed for Future Vote Program

Board of Elections Seeks Students for “Future Vote” Program The Montgomery County Board of Elections seeks students from grades 6-12 to participate in the Future Vote program. Future Vote students may serve as Election Day student aides during the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election on Tuesday, November 6. Students are also needed to assist the Board […]

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August 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Election Changes Designed to Boost Gaithersburg Voter Turnout

Gaithersburg has made changes to the way voters will pick the people who represent them in City Hall. One of the reasons has been to improve voter turnout, which was 9.61 percent in the 2017 balloting. Generally, the city tallies between 10 percent and 12 percent, said N. Lynn Board, city attorney. The changes will […]

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August 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Announces He Has Cancer

Congressional candidate David Trone said Monday he has cancer and will have a kidney removed. “I am confident I will make a full recovery,” said Trone, who is also a co-owner of Total Wine. Trone, a Potomac Democrat, is seeking the 6th Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. John Delaney, another Potomac Democrat. Delaney […]

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August 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Ben Jealous Discusses Personal Struggles With Communication Disorder

The latest campaign stop for gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous was right here in Montgomery County. Jealous joined school administrators, speech specialists, and young adults at the National Therapy Center in Bethesda to discuss his personal struggles with stuttering. “For me, this was probably one of the big challenges I had to take on early,” said […]

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August 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Elections Verifies Nancy Floreen as Independent Candidate for County Executive

Councilmember Nancy Floreen received word today that she will appear as an independent candidate for Montgomery County executive on the November ballot. Floreen petitioned the Montgomery County Board of Elections in Gaithersburg earlier this month when she delivered 20,360 signatures supporting her candidacy. Floreen needed to collect at least 7,243 valid signatures to qualify as a candidate. […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan: Visits to County Show Montgomery’s Importance

Gov. Larry Hogan, trying to be the first Republican in more than 60 years to win re-election in Maryland, has visited Montgomery County at least four times since the summer started. Earlier this month, the governor said he could win the county in the November elections. On Tuesday, Hogan was part of the National Night […]

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August 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Residents Answer “Did You Vote in the Primary Election?”

MyMCMedia’s Marisa Fried spoke with residents recently to find their thoughts on the June 26 primary election. In Montgomery County voters will cast their ballot in county-wide races including County Executive, County Council, Register of Wills, Sheriff, and the Board of Education. Each person was asked if they voted in the June 26 primary election and […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Floreen Delivers Signatures That Could Put Her on November Ballot

Councilmember Nancy Floreen said she collected 20,343 signatures, nearly three times the figure — 7,255 — to put her independent candidacy for Montgomery County executive on the November ballot. Floreen delivered four boxes of signatures to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in Gaithersburg, saying her candidacy was an attempt to bring people together, not […]

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August 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Said He’s Never Given Much Thought to National Office

Gov. Larry Hogan addressed members of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Thursday answering questions from President David Rubenstein. Hogan deferred talk about his political ambitions after a potential second term as governor:

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