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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Candidates for Maryland’s 2022 Gubernatorial Race: Who’s In? Who’s Out?

Candidates are starting to announce their candidacy for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election. Maryland’s current governor, Larry Hogan (R), is ineligible to run for reelection due to term limits. Here’s a look at who is in, who is out, and who is up in the air when it comes to putting their hat in the ring […]

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April 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Former Education Secretary Under Obama Announces Bid for Maryland Governor

The field of candidates for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election continues to grow. Most recently, John King, the former Education Secretary under President Barack Obama, put his hat in the ring and is putting education at the forefront of his campaign. King, a Silver Spring resident, announced his candidacy Tuesday morning on social media, with a […]

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March 18, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Bethesda Resident Jon Baron Exploring Bid for Governor

Bethesda resident Jon Baron, a former federal official and nonprofit executive, is exploring a run to succeed Gov. Larry Hogan, who will reach his term limit in 2022. “When I was growing up in a middle-class family in Montgomery County, we often heard politicians talk about problems facing our state like poverty, low-performing schools, and […]

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February 10, 2021 | Staff Writer

Franchot Describes Run for Governor in 2022 as ‘Spirited Campaign of Young Ideas’

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot recently commented on his plans to run for governor of Maryland in 2022. He initially announced that he was running for the position in January 2020. “Over the next few months, I’m going to lay out my vision for our state’s future. It begins with protecting Maryland’s families, workers, and small […]

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January 28, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Tom Perez, Former DNC Chair, Hints at Run for Maryland Governor

Tom Perez, who just ended his term as chair of the Democratic National Committee, said on the Bill Press Podcast Tuesday, that he’s considering a run for Maryland governor in 2022. When asked what the future holds, Perez—who previously served as a Montgomery County Councilmember from 2002 to 2006 and Labor Secretary under former President […]

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January 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Politicians Congratulate Newest Georgia Senator

Rev. Raphael Warnock, who defeated incumbent U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler Tuesday in the Georgia senate runoff election and will become the first Black senator from Georgia once the results are certified, received high praise and congratulations in many tweets from Montgomery County and Maryland politicians. During an interview on CBS News after he was proclaimed […]

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January 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Cardin to Hogan: ‘It’s Not Too Late to Pull’ Loeffler Endorsement

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) took aim at Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) on Twitter Tuesday evening after the governor’s press briefing updating Marylanders on the state’s vaccine distribution plan. Hogan was asked by a reporter during the briefing about the 13 Republican Senators who have gone on the record opposing counting some of President-elect Joe […]

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December 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland’s 10 Electors Officially Cast Votes for Biden and Harris

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris received all 10 of Maryland’s electoral votes. The now-certified vote will be given to Vice President Mike Pence to be read aloud to the U.S. Congress. During the official voice votes and signing of numerous documents on Monday, the 10 electors cast their votes with descriptions like […]

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December 11, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Maryland’s Electors to Cast Presidential Vote Dec. 14

Maryland’s electors will cast their vote for president and vice president Monday, Dec. 14 at noon, as part of the Electoral College process. While they will vote in the State House, this year’s event will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be livestreamed on the Maryland Board of […]

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November 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Monday’s Results Certification Officially Wraps Up 2020 General Election

The Montgomery County Board of Elections counted the last batch of ballots last week, and the next step was the audit and certification process, which recently wrapped up. According to officials, the procedure included hand counting and matching every signed Voter Authority Card submitted during early voting and election day. Certification of results for the […]

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