8th congressional district

March 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Becomes Battleground for Congressional Districts

A proposed redrawing of the boundaries of the 6th Congressional District has been released and a public hearing has been set for Tuesday. The hearing will be 7 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The existing map and the proposed map can be seen here. Under the existing […]

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February 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Witnesses Support New Boundaries for 6th Congressional District

About 30 Montgomery County residents told a state panel that they supported redrawing the 6th congressional district to make it more compact. In November, a panel of federal judges deemed the boundaries of the 6th District were drawn to favor Democrats and violated the constitution, according to the Baltimore Sun. Currently, the district includes all […]

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February 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor, U.S. Senate, House of Representative Candidates for Districts 3, 6 and 8

These are the candidates who appear on the Maryland State Board of Elections website as of 11 a.m. Tuesday. Candidates have until 9 p.m. Tuesday to file paperwork with the elections board announcing their desire to appear in the June 26 primary election ballot.   Governor / Lt. Governor Larry Hogan, Republican, with Boyd K. […]

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May 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Talks About Learning from Failure (VIDEO)

Total Wine & More founder David Trone said Thursday too many businesses are afraid of failure. “We want failure,” Trone told the Small Business Network. “Because if we don’t have some failure, how are we going to learn. If we don’t learn, we’re probably not going to succeed.” Trone, who ran unsuccessfully for the 8th […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Congressman Raskin to Serve as Senior Whip for House Democrats

In his first term, Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin has been appointed as a Senior Whip for the House Democratic Caucus in the 115th Congress. Raskin, a former Majority Whip of the Maryland State Senate, was appointed to the position by Democratic Whip Congressman Steny Hoyer. “I am honored to serve as a Senior Whip in the 115th […]

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December 10, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Delegate Will Smith to Fill Vacant Senate Seat, Succeeds Jamie Raskin (VIDEO)

Silver Spring native Will Smith was elected to fill the vacant senate seat in District 20, making him the first African American to represent the district. In this video extra, Smith talks about his 2017 priorities: Smith who currently serves as a state delegate, was elected during a special election hosted by the Maryland County […]

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April 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Maryland 2016 Primary Results (VIDEO)

The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here.

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April 25, 2016 | Tonia Bui

Campaigning with Kathleen Matthews: A New Vision for Women’s Progress

MARYLAND PRIMARY ELECTION SPECIAL EDITION Who will be on the ballot for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District (CD-8) after Tuesday’s April 26th Primaries?  Among the 10 candidates running in CD-8, only one stands out when it comes to promoting more progress for women in our communities. That candidate is Kathleen Matthews […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

The City of Takoma Park played host to Maryland’s 8th Congressional District candidates forum. In addition to meeting the candidates, attendees were able to see a voting machine demo, and hear from several community organizations that helped make the event happen. Event producer Isaac Asare explains how it all came together.

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Climate Change a Key Issue in Jamie Raskins Congressional Campaign (VIDEO)

Jamie Raskin is running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat. Raskin recently stopped by Montgomery Community Media studios to record his candidate statement. MyMCMedia caught up with Raskin in the newsroom and in this Extra video, he talks about his efforts on climate change. Raskin will be on the ballot on April 26, when Marylanders can […]

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