presidential election

October 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

#MoCoVotesMCM 2020 General Election

Candidate Information Available The Presidential General Election takes place Nov. 3, 2020. Early voting is available at 11 early voting centers in Montgomery County from Oct. 26 to Nov. 2. Montgomery Community Media’s look at the local races can be found here. We have candidate statements from the school board, circuit court judge, and U.S. […]

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October 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Early Voters in Rockville Not Fazed by Hour Plus Wait

On the first day of early voting in Maryland, voters at the County Executive Office Building in Rockville waited in an average of 75 minutes in line to cast their ballot. According to the MoCo Votes mobile app, the Executive Office Building had some of the longest wait times in the county for the first […]

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October 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Eager to Cast Ballots in Wheaton on Day 1 of Early Voting

Early voting began Monday in Maryland. The Wheaton Library and Recreation Center is one of 11 early voting locations in Montgomery County. Residents were eager to get to the polls and MyMCMedia spoke to voters about their experiences around this election and ongoing political climate. The last day for early in-person voting in Maryland is […]

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October 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Governor Hogan Casts His Presidential Write-In Vote for Ronald Reagan

Gov. Larry Hogan voted for Ronald Reagan by-mail last week, The Washington Post reported Friday. Hogan wrote-in the late president’s name because he wanted to make a statement, according to The Post. This isn’t his first write-in either, as Hogan voted for his late father in 2016. Larry Hogan Sr. passed away in 2017. Evidently […]

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September 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Attorney General: Those Who Try to Vote Twice Will Be Prosecuted

While visiting North Carolina Wednesday, President Trump suggested residents should try to vote by mail more than once. The president doubled-down on his comments on social media Thursday, continuing to sow confusion in the upcoming election. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh responded to the president’s comments on Twitter Thursday, saying, “Please, folks, don’t follow Trump’s advice. […]

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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone on Virtual Democratic Convention: ‘Just Knocked it Out of the Park’

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) spoke to MyMCMedia about this week’s unconventional virtual Democratic National Convention. Trone is excited about this year’s Democratic ticket and said, “I thought the virtual piece just knocked it out of the park and the conventions will change forever.” On Thursday, two women with Montgomery County connections had prominent roles […]

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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Mulling 2020 Run, Criticizes Republican Loyalty to the ‘Dear Leader’

Hogan Says He’s Considering a 2020 Presidential Run in New Hampshire Will Gov. Larry Hogan will pose a primary challenge to President Donald Trump? While speaking at a Politics and Eggs event at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Hogan was asked if he was going to announce he’s entering the 2020 race. Gov. […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Md. Attorney General Brian Frosh Calls For An Independent Investigation on Russia

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has joined 20 other attorney general’s calling for an independent investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election, according to a news release. This response comes after the firing of former FBI Director James Comey In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Talk Election Recounts, Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill and Liquor Control in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken and panelists discuss proposed changes to county liquor control, the fossil fuel divestment bill (Bill 44-16) under consideration by the County Council, and presidential vote recounts continue in three states. This week’s panel of political observers includes Susan Heltemes, Jerry Cave, Phil Bell, and Cynthia Rubenstein. You can […]

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November 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Talk a Trump Presidency and Racism in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Susan Heltemes hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Heltemes and panelists discuss a Trump presidency and racism in Montgomery County. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Bill Askinazi, Luiz Simmons, and John Hurson. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. […]

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