2022 Primary Election Montgomery School Board District 1

Montgomery County voters will elect four nonpartisan members to the Board of Education in November. The top two vote-getters in the July 19 primary for the at-large and the District 1, 3 and 5 seats will advance to the general election.

Judy Docca currently serves as the Board member from District 1. She is not seeking reelection.

Candidates seeking the seat must reside in district 1 and include Alexander Fahmy, Jay Guan, Grace Rivera Oven, and Esther Wells.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 19 for the primary election. Early voting is available from July 7 to July 14 at 14 early voting centers throughout Montgomery County.

Montgomery Community Media invited all candidates in this race to record a video statement.



Alexander Fahmy

Website: https://www.voteforalex.org
Facebook: @alexforboe
Twitter: @alexforboe

Contact Information
Email: alexfahmy08@gmail.com
Residence: Damascus


Video Statement by Alexander Fahmy
Candidate did not record a video statement

Jay Guan

Website: jayguan4boe.com
Facebook: JG4boe

Contact Information
Email: JG@jayguan4boe.com
Residence: Clarksburg



Video Statement by Jay Guan

photo of Grace Rivera OvenGrace Rivera Oven

Website: www.gracielariveraoven.com
Facebook: @GRACE4BOE
Twitter:  @GRACE4BOE
Instagram: @GRACE4BOE

Contact Information
Email: grace.rivera@comcast.net
Residence: Germantown


Video Statement by Grace Rivera Oven
Candidate did not record a video statement

Esther Wells

Website: https://www.anewdawn4boe.com/about-esther
Facebook: @anewdawn4boe

Financing: Public

Contact Information
Email: ANewDawn4BOE@gmail.com
Residence: Gaithersburg


Video Statement by Esther Wells