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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy tickets—the top level ticket costs $2,800. According to the campaign’s website, the lower level tickets that cost $500 […]

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December 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Among State Senate Changes, King to Become Majority Leader

State Sen. Nancy King, who was the chairwoman of the influential Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, said Thursday she will be appointed the Maryland Senate’s Majority Leader. “They promised me they were building the majority leader position into something good,” King said. King, a Democrat from Montgomery Village, was ousted from the budget committee when […]

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November 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi Packs House for Political Fundraiser in Gaithersburg

More than 1,200 people showed up at Gaithersburg High School on Sunday to hear from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Pelosi was in Gaithersburg to speak at a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Rep. David Trone (D-Md.). In Pelosi’s speech, she took aim at President Donald Trump, touted the diversity of the Democratic party, and discussed […]

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November 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Pelosi to Speak at Trone Fundraiser on Sunday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be the featured guest of a fundraiser for Rep. David Trone on Sunday at Gaithersburg High School. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner event are $10 a person and $25 per family. “We want to let as many people as possible see and hear from the speaker,” Trone spokeswoman Hannah Muldavin […]

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November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

2020 ‘I Voted’ Stickers to Be Determined by Student Art Contest

Maryland student artists can compete in the “I Voted” Sticker-state Elections competition and have their original artwork printed on voting stickers in 2020. The Maryland State Board of Elections partnered with the Fine Art Competition of the Maryland State Department of Education for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit designs for a chance to […]

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November 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Re-Elected in Rockville

Two New Members on City Council; Gaithersburg Returns Incumbents Bridget Donnell Newton won another term as mayor of Rockville on Tuesday defeating Councilwoman Virginia Onley. In the city’s first vote-by-mail election, Newton captured 7,561 votes compared with Onley’s 4,230. The results, which came about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, are unofficial. Councilmembers Beryl Feinberg and Mark Pierzchala […]

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November 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville, Gaithersburg Voters Head to Polls on Tuesday

Tuesday is Election Day for Rockville and Gaithersburg residents. And Rockville is set to make history with its first vote-by-mail election. Rockville voters have received ballots through the mail. City Hall will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The mail election has already proven to increase voter turnout, said Marylou Berg, city […]

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October 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Special Election to Decide Cummings’ Replacement in Congress

A special election will decide who replaces Rep. Elijah Cummings in the House of Representatives. Gov. Larry Hogan issued the order Monday to fill the 7th congressional district vacancy, created by Cummings’ death on Oct. 17. Cummings’ second wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, has been rumored as a potential successor. "It was my distinct honor and […]

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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg Touts Himself as ‘Values’ Candidate at Chevy Chase Fundraiser

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., attended two private fundraising events in Chevy Chase on Saturday. Tickets to the events ranged from $250 to $2,800. In Chevy Chase, Buttigieg made the case for choosing a Democratic presidential nominee who is “living up to our values” as a country. A video […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Attend Private Campaign Fundraisers in Chevy Chase

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., is attending two private campaign fundraisers in Chevy Chase on Saturday, Oct. 19. The first event is a private reception in Chevy Chase at 1:30 p.m. According to Buttigieg’s campaign website, it’s hosted by David Adelman, Nuala O’Connor and Peter Bass, Congressman Don Beyer (D-Va.), […]

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