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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy commute: Don’t leave the house without an umbrella as rain showers are in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Free Fares: The 30th annual Give and Ride food drive campaign is underway this week. You can ride for free by donating […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Counting Down to the Election of 2018: Ferleman is First Candidate to File in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election may be over a year away but several candidates are already off and running in Montgomery County. On Feb. 28, Germantown resident Tom Ferleman, a Republican, became the first candidate to file his paperwork for the election of 2018 in Montgomery County. Ferleman was at the Board of Elections offices […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Declares Candidacy in the 2018 Race for County Executive

Boyds resident Robin Ficker, a Republican, is running for the office of Montgomery County Executive in the 2018 election. Ficker filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections offices on Tuesday, the first day candidates in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election could file. He’s the first candidate to file his paperwork in the 2018 race […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Board of Elections to Add 11th Early Voting Site for 2018 Election (VIDEOS)

The Board of Elections is meeting this month and one of the topics board members will discuss is adding an 11th early voting center for the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. “The legislature passed a law that we are going to have one additional early voting site so Montgomery County will now be up to eleven,” […]

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February 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Briefing Covers Wide Variety of Topics: Resistance Rally, Bethesda Downtown Plan, Pepco, Vision Zero, Cemeteries and More (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning at his weekly briefing at the Council Office Building in Rockville. Berliner began the briefing with remarks about a rally in Silver Spring last night. “There was a major event in Silver Spring last night,” he said. “It was if you will a […]

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February 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Candidate Filings for 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election Begin on Feb. 28

Candidates who plan to run for office in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election can begin filing at the Board of Elections (BOE) office on Feb. 28. Races on the 2018 ballot include the following Montgomery County offices: County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, Sheriff, and the Montgomery […]

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February 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Spokesman Mulls Run for Montgomery Council Seat

A longtime Montgomery County employee could be among the candidates running for county council in November 2018. Neil Greenberger, who serves as the council’s spokesman, said Tuesday he was considering a council campaign. “I would chance to say I know as much about county government as anybody in the county,” said Greenberger, who plans to […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Marilyn Balcombe Plans Run for County Council in 2018 (VIDEO)

Germantown resident Marilyn Balcombe, who is the president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, is planning a run for Montgomery County Council in 2018. In an interview at the studios of Montgomery Community Media (see videos below), Balcombe, a Democrat, said she wants to make sure the County Council has experienced, knowledgeable, and […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of Montgomery County councilmember Hans Riemer

County Council VP Hans Riemer is Excited About the Election of 2018 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council Vice President Hans Riemer said he is looking forward to the election of 2018. That’s when at least four new Montgomery County Councilmembers, and a new County Executive will be elected and speculation about who might run in those races has already begun. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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