Robin Ficker

March 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Black Business Council Hosts County Executive Forum

Montgomery County Black Business Council (MCBBC) hosted a candidate forum for county executive Wednesday from 7:30 to 10 a.m. The forum was open to the public and was held at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The Council is comprised of a group of Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce who organized this forum to provide businesses […]

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February 16, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Chamber of Commerce Debate Set for Candidates for County Executive Race

The Maryland County Executive elections of 2018 will take place on November 6, with the primary election occurring on June 26.  The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26 and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will elect a governor, a state […]

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October 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

35 Annual Potomac Day Parade (PHOTOS)

Participants in the Potomac Day Parade marched down River Road under a beautiful blue sky on Oct. 21. There were animals, antique cars, floats, firetrucks and plenty of politicians. Here are some photos from the parade.

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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 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Sept. 1-7

Our stories Top 10 stories over the past week ran the gamut: From Dr. Jack Smith’s salary increase to a political story involving Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker and the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.

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September 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker Left Out of Candidates Debate

Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker is objecting to a Nov. 15 forum hosted by The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce because the event includes only the three Democratic candidates for the position. The event got an attack from a second front — that the chamber was seeking $50 from chamber members and $70 from […]

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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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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leventhal File Paperwork to Run for County Executive on Same Day (VIDEO)

Talk about timing. A candidate for county executive in 2018, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was filing his election paperwork at the Board of Elections offices Monday morning when County Councilmember George Leventhal walked thru the door to do the same. “Unbelievable,” said Leventhal, as the two Democrats, who are now competitors in the […]

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June 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Marc Elrich Files Paperwork to Run for County Executive in 2018

Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich, a Democrat, filed his paperwork Wednesday, at the Board of Elections office, to run for the position of county executive in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Elrich is using the campaign finance fund. “I am happy to say that our campaign exceeded the requirement for 500 individuals contributing more than […]

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