2018

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 and Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Madaleno Launches Campaign for Governor at USG (VIDEO)

UPDATED 7.17.17 State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, announced his candidacy for governor at the Universities at Shady Grove on Monday morning. His announcement was streamed live on Facebook: ORIGINAL POST State Senator Rich Madaleno, a Democrat, says he is planning to run for governor in the 2018 Primary Election in Maryland. On Wednesday night, […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Douglas Tallman

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz Considers a Run for Governor (VIDEO)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said he is considering a run for governor in 2018. Kamenetz is touting his record of service in Baltimore County and said he may enter the race because there is a lot of work to get done statewide. He said his experience in Baltimore County on issues such as school […]

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July 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Valerie Ervin on County Executive Race: ‘Where are the Women Candidates?’ (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin is looking forward to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election next year. Ervin, now a senior adviser for the Working Families Party, said she thinks the Montgomery County Council race is going to be exciting because of the growing number of candidates in the at-large race. She said the public […]

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July 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Palakovich Carr Running for House of Delegates

Rockville City Councilmember Julie Palakovich Carr announced she was running for the Democratic nomination for the House of Delegates in District 17, with a statement released Thursday. “Now more than ever, we need progressive leadership in Annapolis,” Palakovich Carr said in a statement.  “I’m going to fight for the values that people of Rockville and […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Courthouse Team Files Paperwork for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election (PHOTO)

UPDATED It’s official. The Courthouse Team is running for re-election in Montgomery County. The team consists of State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Clerk of the Circuit Court Barbara Meiklejohn, Register of Wills Joseph Griffin and Sheriff Darren Popkin. The four Democrats filed their paperwork at the Board of Elections office in Gaithersburg on June 26. McCarthy, […]

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July 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leventhal File Paperwork to Run for County Executive on Same Day (VIDEO)

Talk about timing. A candidate for county executive in 2018, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was filing his election paperwork at the Board of Elections offices Monday morning when County Councilmember George Leventhal walked thru the door to do the same. “Unbelievable,” said Leventhal, as the two Democrats, who are now competitors in the […]

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June 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Nancy Navarro Files Paperwork For Re-Election Bid (VIDEO)

It’s official. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro is running for re-election to her District 4 Council seat. Navarro, a Democrat, filed her paperwork Thursday at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. She is the first candidate to file for the District 4 seat. It was a bittersweet and exciting moment for Navarro. “I am definitely […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces Four Appointments to Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced his picks to fill four vacancies on the Maryland State Board of Education. Hogan’s appointees are David Steiner, Dr. Justin Hartings, Michael Phillips and Kyle Smith. “These talented individuals represent our administration’s continued commitment to ensuring that our already strong education system continues to improve while providing a world-class […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Early Voting Centers Under Review in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is now reviewing proposed recommendations for early voting centers in the 2018 gubernatorial election and your input is wanted. The BOE is planning to add an 11th early voting location for next year’s election. Right now, all the proposed early voting sites are under review, including: the Activity Center […]

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