Krishanti Vignarajah

April 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Democrats Mostly Criticize Hogan for Amazon Incentives

Democrats vying for the party’s primary June 26 largely criticized Gov. Larry Hogan over the state incentives offered to Amazon to build its second headquarters to Maryland. Maryland is one of 20 communities around the country — including Virginia and the District of Columbia — that have made the Seattle-based company’s short list of potential […]

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April 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Marijuana Positions Divide Democrats Who Want to Be Governor

Seven Democrats who want to face Gov. Larry Hogan in November discussed issues at a candidate forum in Silver Spring on Tuesday night. One of the questions concerned their positions on marijuana decriminalization and legalization. Here’s what they had to say: The candidates were Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, former NAACP president and CEO […]

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April 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Poll Shows Hogan Likely Victor Against Any Democrat Running

Gov. Larry Hogan would win head-to-head matchups against each of the Democrats trying to take his seat, according to the results of a poll out Tuesday. Undecided voters, however, remain high enough — more than 20 percent — to keep the outcome mathematically in doubt. The results are from the Goucher Poll, conducted by the […]

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November 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

State Seeks To Dismiss Vignarajah’s Suit Asserting Eligibility for Governor

Attorneys for the Maryland State Board of Elections have asked an Anne Arundel County judge to dismiss a claim, brought by a Montgomery County resident, that she is eligible to run for governor. Krishanti Vignarajah of Gaithersburg had filed suit asking the court to declare her eligible for the election because of comments made by […]

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October 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Oct. 20-26

Public safety news dominates our Top 10 for the week. Some politics, and a remembrance of the D.C. snipers. Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Shady Grove Road   Guidance Counselor Charged With Committing Sex Offenses Against Two Women   Man, Woman Killed in Single-Car Wreck   Police Release Surveillance Video of Kensington Burglary   Bethesda Apartment […]

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October 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Woman Running for Governor

I'm running for Gov. of Maryland so my daughter has the opportunity to realize her own American Dream. #mdpolitics https://t.co/MgLoVWwBhv — Krish Vignarajah (@KrishForMD) August 9, 2017 A former policy director for first lady Michelle Obama has entered the race for the Democratic nomination for Maryland governor. Krishanti Vignarajah, who lives in Gaithersburg, was born […]

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October 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Democratic Governor Candidates Generally Agree at Germantown Forum (Video)

Six Democratic gubernatorial candidates largely agreed on issues at a forum Saturday afternoon on Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. Whether it was the environment, health care, development on the Eastern Shore or Western Maryland, or supporting LGBT rights, the candidates offered little to differentiate themselves. At one point, Krishanti Vignarajah, a former policy director for Michelle […]

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October 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Gather for Forum

Six Democratic candidates seeking to be the next Maryland governor will take part in a in a forum Saturday in Germantown. The event is hosted by United for Maryland PAC, a coalition of more than 30 grassroots organizations and activists that united and mobilized after the Women’s March in January 2017. Topics include health care, […]

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