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October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

County Council Creates Commission on Redistricting

The Montgomery County Council is creating a commission on redistricting. County residents who wish to join may apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26. Currently, the county is divided into five council districts, each electing one member to the council. Additionally, four councilmembers are elected at-large. However, ballot questions in the upcoming election could […]

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November 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Maryland Matters: Hurson Seeking At-Large Seat on Montgomery County Council

  The Maryland Matters blog has a report today that former delegate John Hurson will be seeking an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. “I have felt for a long time that county government is something I wanted to do, mainly because it’s so close to the people in their everyday lives, much more […]

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November 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Former Takoma Park Councilmember Enters Council’s At-Large Race (Video)

A former Takoma Park city councilmember has entered the race for an at-large position on the Montgomery County Council. Seth Grimes, a 58-year-old Democrat, filed his candidacy Friday morning at the Montgomery County Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg. “We have a lot of challenges ahead of us in terms of sensible growth policy, education, […]

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June 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hoan Dang Files for At-Large Seat on County Council

A 30-year community organizer from Wheaton has filed to run for one of four at-large positions on the Montgomery County Council. “I feel that with my experience and the skill set I have, I can help solve some of the long-standing issues in the county,” Hoan Dang said. He said he wanted to focus on […]

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June 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Greenberger To Be Transferred from PIO Position Because of Candidacy

Neil Greenberger, the Montgomery County Council public information officer who says he is running to be a member of the Montgomery County Council, said Friday he will be transferring out of his office. Instead of handling the public relations duties for the county council, he’ll cross East Jefferson Street to join County Executive Ike Leggett’s […]

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June 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Spokesman to Run for Seat on County Council

Montgomery County spokesman Neil Greenberger said Thursday he was running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. He said he was assembling a team of advisers skilled in communications and knowing the “pulse of the community,” he said. Greenberger, a lifelong Democrat who lives in Damascus, said in February that he was mulling […]

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March 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Potomac Lawyer Says He’s Running for At-Large Council Position

A lawyer who lives in Potomac said Thursday he will be running for an at-large seat on the Montgomery County Council. “I feel an obligation to serve, and I’m finally in a position to do so,” Bill Conway, a 59-year-old Democrat, said. He will be retiring from Skadden Arps at the end of the month, […]

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January 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Woman Shot in the Leg, Gaithersburg Police Investigating

A woman was shot in the leg on Monday afternoon, according to a Gaithersburg police spokesperson. Gaithersburg Police Officer Dan Lane said officers responded to the shooting in the 100 block of Lamont Lane at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 2nd. At the scene, he said, police officers discovered a woman with a gunshot wound to […]

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April 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Jeanette Dixon on Primary Win and the Road Ahead (VIDEO)

Jeanette Dixon won a majority of the vote in the Board of Education (BOE) At Large Primary race. Dixon is set to face-off against incumbent Phil Kauffman in November’s general election. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Dixon discusses Tuesday’s results and what sets her a part in the race. Related Posts: 

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March 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

One Montgomery Endorses Sebastian Johnson for BOE At-Large Seat

One Mongomery, a grassroots organization of parents, teachers, and community members in Montgomery County that is dedicated to public school improvement, has endorsed Sebastian Johnson in the Board of Education at-large seat in the April 26 Primary Election. According to a news release from the organization, Johnson “has a keen understanding of the challenges our […]

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