Vote 2012


Election Day Post Op

“Despite some long lines – Election Day ran smoothly in Montgomery County,”  said Marjorie Rohrer, spokesperson for the Board of Elections. “Early voting was a success, we had 12.65% of our voters take...

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Smondrowski Wins BOE District 2 Seat

Rebecca Smondrowski defeated Fred Evans for the District 2  Board Of Education seat. Here are the unofficial results....

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Unofficial Election Results Summary

Unofficial election results from the Maryland State Board of Elections....

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Civil Marriage Law Upheld By Voters

The Civil Marriage Law was upheld by voters. See statewide election results as well as Montgomery County vote totals here....

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Barclay Wins Reelection to District 4 Seat

Incumbent Christopher Barclay defeated challenger Annita Seckinger for the District 4  Board Of Education seat. See election results here,...

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John Delaney Addresses Supporters

Democrat John Delaney addresses supporters at the Bolger Center in Potomac on election night. See Congressional District 6 election results....

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Wanted: Election Workers for Presidential General Election

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The Montgomery County Board of Elections needs registered voters and high school students to serve as election workers at polling places for the Presidential General Election on November 8. According to a BOE news release, there is an urgent need for judges in Rockville, Potomac, Bethesda, Cabin John, Chevy Chase, Darnestown and Boyds. Bilingual volunteers […]

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Neil Harris Wins Election to Gaithersburg City Council (VIDEO)

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Kentlands resident Neil Harris has won election to the Gaithersburg City Council. Harris was appointed to the position a year ago when Jud Ashman vacated his Council seat to become mayor. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Harris talks about his first city election, what’s next and he shares his thoughts on the mayoral race. Harris […]

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Rockville Chamber of Commerce Election Debates (Video)

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Watch the Rockville Chamber of Commerce election debates produced by Montgomery Community Media, and moderated by Bruce Romer. City of Rockville Mayoral Debate 2013 Candidates: Mark Pierzchala Bridget Donnell Newton City of Rockville City Council Debate 2013 Candidates: Julie Palakovich Carr Beryl Feinberg Don Hadley Tom Moore Virginia Onley Claire Marcuccio Whitaker The debates were […]

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Governor O'Malley Signs Proclamations (Photo)

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At 10:15 on December 6, Governor Martin O’Malley signed proclamations declaring the results of the election for measures submitted for voter approval. Based on election returns, O’Malley declared by proclamation that a majority of votes were cast in favor of three constitutional amendments, three referendums by petition – Questions 4, 5, and 6 – and […]

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Maryland's Republican Party (Video)

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“21 This Week” host Casey Aiken and his guests discuss the future of the Republican Party in Maryland. Guests include Jerry Cave and Susan Heltemes. 21 This Week airs on Sundays at 11 a.m. and then again at 7 p.m. on Channel 21. Don’t miss it! Learn more about 21 This Week and watch previous […]

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Election Day in Montgomery County (Video)

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Although absentee and provisional ballots are still being counted, it is clear that early voting will be remembered as a winner in Montgomery Coujnty. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that Election Day went smoothly in Montgomery County. For more information about election results and voter turnout, visit www.777vote.org. The election results will be certified on Nov. […]

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Candidates Videos



Image with logo of Montgomery County Board of EducationThe Board of Education is composed of five members who must reside in the districts they represent and two members who may live anywhere in the county and are elected “at large.” Elections for Board of Education members are non-partisan. All voters may vote for one “at-large” candidate plus one candidate from each district where more than two candidates are running, regardless the district in which they (the voter) resides.

Fred Evans, Board of Education District 2 (Video)

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Fred Evans is running for the Board Of Education from District 2 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Rebecca Smondrowski, Board of Education District 2 (Video)

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Rebecca Smondrowski is running for the Board Of Education from District 2 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Christopher Barclay, Board of Education District 4 (Video)

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Christopher Barclay is running for the Board Of Education from District 4 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Annita Seckinger, Board of Education District 4 (Video)

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Annita Seckinger is running for the Board Of Education from District 4 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Phil Kauffman, Board of Education At Large (Video)

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Phil Kauffman is running for the Board Of Education At-Large and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. All voters, regardless of the district in which they reside, may vote for one at-large candidate. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Morris Panner, Board of Education At Large (Video)

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Morris Panner is running for the Board Of Education At-Large and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. All voters, regardless of the district in which they reside, may vote for one at-large candidate. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts More information on Board of Education Redistricting

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Paul Drgos, US Congress District 3

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Paul Drgos is the Libertarian Party candidate running for the US Congress from District 3 and he recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Paul Drgos’ website here. For a map of Congressional District 3 click here.

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Eric Knowles, US Congress District 3 (Video)

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Eric Knowles is the Republican Party candidate running for the US Congress from District 3 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Eric Knowles’ website here. For a map of Congressional District 3 click here.

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Chris Van Hollen, US Congress District 8 - D (Video)

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Chris Van Hollen is running for the US Congress from District 8 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Chris Van Hollen’s website here.

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George Gluck, US Congress District 8

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George Gluck is the Green Party candidate running for the US Congress from District 8 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit George Gluck’s website here. For a map of Congressional District 8 click here.

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Mark Grannis, US Congress District 8 (Video)

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Mark Grannis is the Libertarian Party candidate running for the US Congress from District 8 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Mark Grannis’ website here. For a map of Congressional District 8 click here.

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Chris Van Hollen, US Congress District 8 (Video)

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Chris Van Hollen is the Democrat Party candidate running for the US Congress from District 8 and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. Visit Chris Van Hollen’s website here. For a map of Congressional District 8 click here.

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Van Hollen: 'I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country" (VIDEO)

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In an interview this week, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate, talked about the stakes in the upcoming Presidential General Election and he shared his thoughts about Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President. “I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country,” Van Hollen said. Watch […]

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Van Hollen on I-270 Improvements Push: "We need more than Band-Aids"

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A coalition called “Fix270Now” hosted a news conference on Monday in Germantown, announcing its efforts to improve the congestion on the I-270 corridor by reviving state studies that could lead to additional lanes and tolls. The coalition includes local government officials and business leaders. U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, who is also running for Senate seat, […]

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Maryland 2016 Primary Results (VIDEO)

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The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here.

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Van Hollen: "The Edwards Campaign Combined With Their Super PAC Have Spent More Money" (VIDEO)

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Donna Edwards (D-MD) was recently a panelist on “Real Time with Bill Maher.” When asked about her Senate campaign, Edwards had this to say about her opponent Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), “He’s raised 10 times as much money…but that’s alright, I’ve got the people.” In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Van Hollen responds to Edwards comments. […]

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Donna Edwards Looks Forward to Debates (VIDEO)

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Donna Edwards (D-MD) is running for U.S. Senate and stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to tape her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Edwards in the newsroom. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Edwards discusses her upcoming debates with opponent Chris Van Hollen. Edwards will be on the ballot on April 26, when Marylanders can vote […]

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Edwards 'Enthusiastic" Following Goucher College Poll Results (VIDEO)

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Donna Edwards (D-MD) is running for U.S. Senate and stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to tape her candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Edwards in the newsroom. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Edwards talks about a recent poll by Goucher College, which shows that she is two-points ahead of Chris Van Hollen.

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Ballot Questions


Question 7: Gaming Expansion Referendum (Video)

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Question 7, Gaming Expansion Referendum. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 7 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 7 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question 7. Then, a […]

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Question 6: Civil Marriage Protection Act (Video)

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Question 6, Referendum Petition, Civil Marriage Protection Act. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 6 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 6 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question […]

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Question 5: Congressional Districting Plan (Video)

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Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 5 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 5 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question 5. […]

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Question 4: Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates (Video)

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Question 4, Referendum Petition, Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 4 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 4 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women […]

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Question 3: Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials (Video)

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Ballot Question 3, Constitutional Amendment, Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 3 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 3 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters […]

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Question 2: Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans’ Court Judges (Video)

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State Ballot Question 2: Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans’ Court Judges. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 2 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 2 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters […]

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Question 1: Qualifications for Prince George’s County Orphans’ Court Judges (Video)

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Question 1 Constitutional Amendment, Qualifications for Prince George’s County Orphans’ Court Judges The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 1 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 1 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women […]

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Question A: Charter Amendment For Merit System - Hiring Individuals with Disabilities (Video)

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Question A: Charter Amendment For Merit System – Hiring Individuals with Disabilities The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question A moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question A while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women […]

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Question B: Effects Bargaining for Police Employees (Video)

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Question B, Referendum on Law Enacted by Montgomery County Council, Effects Bargaining for Police Employees. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question B moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question B while Diane Hibino, also of the […]

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Question C: Alcoholic Beverages Law for Damascus (Video)

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This Questions relates to Election District 12 Only. Question C is a General Assembly Referendum titled Alcoholic Beverages Law for Damascus . The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 2 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question […]

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Top 10 for Oct. 6-12

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Once again, public safety news tops our Top 10 of stories on MyMCMedia.org. In addition, our story on Gov. Larry Hogan’s visit to Newport Mill Middle School and their new fitness equipment also one of best-read stories of the week. Police Investigating Rape at a Bus Stop in Gaithersburg President Orders U.S. Flag to Half […]

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Redistricting Testimony

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This testimony was presented at a Maryland Redistricting Reform Regional Public Meeting in Laurel October 13, 2015. I am here tonight to speak about trust. Trust in our democratic institutions. Trust in our elected officials. And trust in justice. A vibrant and healthy democracy requires that an informed public be actively engaged in the selection […]

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Governor Larry Hogan Releases Statement on Redistricting Lawsuit

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released the following statement today in response to a judicial panel ruling in favor of a Maryland-based federal redistricting lawsuit moving forward: “Today’s ruling is a tremendous step forward in the fight for free and fair elections, and I applaud the efforts of concerned citizens behind this case. The redistricting processes […]

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Gov. Hogan Introduces Legislation to Change Redistricting Process

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Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday, that he is introducing legislation to reform Maryland’s redistricting process. According to a news release, the legislation is based on recommendations from the governor’s bipartisan Redistricting Reform Commission and proposes a non-partisan Apportionment Commission to replace the existing process, which is led by the governor. “An overwhelming majority of […]

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Phil Andrews On His Future and the Future County Council (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews shares some advice for the new Councilmembers and he talks about some of his plans for the future after his term ends on Dec. 1.

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Redistricting Plan Passes

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Question 5, Referendum Petition, Congressional Districting Plan Unofficial Statewide Election Results. For Redistricting                                   1,418,687                             63.5% Against Redistricting               […]

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Nancy Floreen Says Term Limits Vote Was No Surprise (VIDEO)

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In an interview the day after the election, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen said the vote for term limits, limiting county council members and the county executive to three consecutive terms, came as no surprise. County Councilmembers Floreen, Roger Berliner, George Leventhal and Marc Elrich are currently serving their third term on the Council. […]

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Judge Greenberg Rules Term Limits Charter Amendment Can Go on Nov. Ballot

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In a decision entered today, Judge Robert Greenberg has ruled that the term limits charter amendment petition that was certified by the Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) last month can be placed on the Nov. 8th ballot. This decision is good news for local attorney and community activist Robin Ficker, who organized the petition […]

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County Council Upheld On Police Bargaining

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Unofficial Election Results For Question B, Referendum on Law Enacted by Montgomery County Council, Effects Bargaining for Police Employees  For                         210,491                     58.40% Against                 149, 955   […]

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Roger Berliner on Question B (Video)

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When asked about Question B at his November 5 press conference, County Council President Roger Berliner provided a history of the issue and explained why it is so important to Montgomery County.

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Predictions On Question B (Video)

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“21 This Week” host, Casey Aiken and his panelists discuss Question B, Police Bargaining. Will the Montgomery County Council’s vote to jettison “effects bargaining” be upheld by the voters?

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Police Express Frustration with Question B (Video)

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Several Police Officers and Police Union leaders attended Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett’s October 23rd Town Hall Meeting in Olney. The police representatives expressed their frustration with Ballot Question B. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Police Bargaining: Question B (Video)

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An important initiative on the November ballot is the issue of police collective bargaining rights, Question B. “21 This Week” host, Casey Aiken asks guests Ida Ruben and Jim Shalleck why, in “union friendly” Montgomery County, is this such a hot issue.

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Question B: Effects Bargaining for Police Employees (Video)

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Question B, Referendum on Law Enacted by Montgomery County Council, Effects Bargaining for Police Employees. The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question B moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question B while Diane Hibino, also of the […]

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