Gansler on Getting Voters to the Polls (Video)

Doug Gansler, a Maryland democratic candidate for governor, was out at the polls in Silver Spring on the first day of early voting.

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Gansler talks about the importance of people taking advantage of early voting.

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Councilmember Tom Hucker, left, and Jim Shalleck, chair of the State Board of Elections.

Board Chair Calls Allegation ‘A Political Attack’ Political, community and labor leaders called on the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Friday to reverse its earlier decision to add the county’s 12th early voting site at the White Oak Recreation Center. Councilmember Tom Hucker, who represents White Oak, called the board’s Sept. 16 decision a […]

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Long Lines for Some Early Voters

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Long lines greeted voters on the first day of early voting.

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Early Voting Starts Thursday

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Early voting starts Thursday, and Democrats face tough questions on their ballots. First, there are nine names listed as gubernatorial candidates. One, former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin, announced Tuesday she was giving up her bid after failing to get ballots reprinted. She started out the election season as the running mate of Baltimore County […]

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Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

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Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Flood Watch: The National Weather Service is predicting more rain through Friday and has the area under a flood watch from now through Friday evening. 2. Budget Work: The County Council is scheduled to reach agreement on the fiscal year 2019 […]

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