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May 23, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Attempt to Alter County’s Sample Ballot Because of Kamenetz Death Shot Down

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said Wednesday night that he told the county Board of Elections it should give up an attempt to alter the county’s sample Democratic ballots — to inform voters of Kevin Kamenetz’s death and his replacement by Valerie Ervin. The Republican majority of the election board didn’t support a change in […]

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September 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Testifies in Term Limits Petition Case in Rockville Courtroom (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Judge Robert Greenberg heard oral arguments today in Rockville about a term limits case and the November ballot. Community activist and local attorney Robin Ficker organized a petition drive to ask voters to decide whether the County Executive and County Council should be limited to three terms.  The Board of Elections determined […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Election Director Confirms Robin Ficker’s Term Limits Petition Has Enough Signatures

A Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) official announced on Tuesday that defense attorney and local activist Robin Ficker has collected more than the 10,000 signatures necessary to put term limits on the ballot later this year. In a letter to Ficker (that is posted on the BOE website), Election Director Margaret Jurgensen wrote, “the […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Term Limit Ballot Question Petition to be Submitted August 8th

A petition to add a term limit referendum to the ballot this November will be submitted to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in August, according to Robin Ficker, the Republican activist who drafted the petition. In order for the question to get on the ballot, the petition needs to have 10,000 verified signatures. According to […]

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January 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Election Judges Needed for Presidential Election

Montgomery County’s Board of Elections is seeking registered voters to serve as election judges at polling places for the Presidential Primary Election to be held on April 26. In order to serve in this paid position on Election Day or during Early Voting, an election judge must be registered to vote in the State of […]

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January 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Filing Deadline Nears

The Board of Elections is reminding anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2016 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 3 at 9 p.m. Montgomery County individuals interested in running for Board of Education (Districts 2, 4, and At-Large) may file a Certificate of Candidacy […]

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November 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Future of Liquor Control in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

After months of Ad Hoc Committee meetings and plans for reform, the future of the Department of Liquor Control continues to be a hot topic among local leaders in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about the delegation’s Nov. 30th hearing, here.  

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November 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Delegate Bill Frick on Bill to Put MoCo’s Liquor Monopoly to Referendum (VIDEO)

Maryland Delegate Bill Frick is pushing state legislation that could end the liquor monopoly in Montgomery County. If the General Assembly passes this bill in the upcoming legislative session, Frick said voters would decide at the ballot box in 2016 if they want to keep Montgomery County’s liquor monopoly in place or not. In this […]

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November 3, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Stewart Elected Mayor, Kovar, Male, Qureshi, Seamens, Smith, and Shultz to Council in Takoma Park (PHOTO)

Kate Stewart has been elected Mayor and Peter Kovar, Tim Male, Rizzy Qureshi, Terry Seamens, Jarrett Smith, and Fred Schultz have been elected to the Takoma Park City Council. The unofficial election results were read by Election Board Chair Marilyn Abbott at the Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbott Citizens’ Center and broadcasted live on Takoma Park City […]

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Henry Marraffa Believes Mayoral Race in Gaithersburg Will be Close (VIDEO)

Voters in the city of Gaithersburg go to the polls on Nov. 3 to elect three Councilmembers and the city’s next mayor. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, mayoral candidate Henry Marraffa says he believes the race for mayor will be a close one. Marraffa faces Jud Ashman and Darline D.H. Bell-Zuccarelli in the race for […]

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