Valerie Ervin

June 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Ervin Drops Out of Governor’s Race; She’ll Support Baker

Valerie Ervin, who lost a fight to get her name on the ballot of the Democratic gubernatorial primary, gave up her plans for governor late Tuesday and threw her support behind Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker. Ervin, who served on the Montgomery County Council, had been the running mate of Kevin Kamenetz, the Baltimore […]

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June 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Judge Denies Valerie Ervin’s Request for New Ballots

A judge ruled against Valerie Ervin’s lawsuit to reprint ballots for the upcoming primary election’s, according to reports. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge William Mulford made his decision Monday afternoon. Ervin’s decision to run for governor came after the sudden death of Kevin Kamenetz.  She had planned to run as lieutenant governor on Kamenetz’ ticket. […]

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May 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Attempt to Alter County’s Sample Ballot Because of Kamenetz Death Shot Down

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said Wednesday night that he told the county Board of Elections it should give up an attempt to alter the county’s sample Democratic ballots — to inform voters of Kevin Kamenetz’s death and his replacement by Valerie Ervin. The Republican majority of the election board didn’t support a change in […]

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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 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

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New Website Might Reveal Ervin’s Plans

Maryland awaits Valerie Ervin’s decision on the 2018 gubernatorial race, in the meantime, the internet might offer a clue. On Wednesday afternoon, someone registered “ValerieforMaryland.com” with the web hosting service GoDaddy. “ValerieforMaryland.org” and “ValerieforMaryland.net” also have been registered. Ervin was Kevin Kamenetz’ lieutenant governor candidate until he died of a heart attack on May 10. […]

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February 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Kamenetz Picks Former Councilmember Valerie Ervin as Running Mate

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, one of eight people seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, has selected former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin as his running mate. We're so happy to have @ValerieErvin joining the team as Lieutenant Governor! Say you're in today >> https://t.co/CK3y3gXSvP #MDpolitics pic.twitter.com/NIDVWutImv — Kevin Kamenetz (@kevinkamenetz) February 22, 2018 Ervin […]

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January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part Two

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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July 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part One

MyMCMedia political posts through July 31st. Find more current political posts, here. 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, […]

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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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