October 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Navarro Announces Run for Lieutenant Governor as Baker’s Running Mate

County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will run for Maryland Lieutenant Governor, joining Rushern Baker’s campaign for governor. Navarro has served on the Montgomery County Council since 2009, when she was elected during a special election, and has been re-elected since. She is the first Latina county councilmember and cannot be reelected due to term limits. Navarro […]

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August 11, 2021 | Michael Hernández

‘La Abuelina’ Has Helped More Latinos Get Vaccinated in Montgomery County

The Abuelina COVID-19 campaign was created by the team at Communications Shop as part of the initiative Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar of the Montgomery County Government. The campaign was promoted by the Hispanic Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Gabe Albornoz at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Abuelina, her husband Don Carlos, and now their […]

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May 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler Declares Run for Governor

Doug Gansler, former Maryland Attorney General and former State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, announced Tuesday that he is running for governor. He served as Attorney General from 2007-2015 and was Montgomery County’s State’s Attorney from 1999-2007. In a campaign launch video, Gansler described himself as a “progressive Democrat” and said Maryland is facing tremendous challenges. […]

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April 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Lt. Gov. Rutherford Will Not Run for Governor in 2022

Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford (R) will not run for governor in 2022, he announced Wednesday. “This was a decision that I made with my family’s best interest in mind,” Rutherford said in a statement. “I greatly enjoyed my time as Lieutenant Governor over the last six years and I am looking forward to what […]

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March 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Blair Vows to Prioritize Leadership, Embrace Diversity, and Create Jobs

David Blair, Potomac resident and businessman, launched his campaign for Montgomery County Executive on Wednesday. He ran against County Executive Marc Elrich in 2018 and lost the Democratic primary by 77 votes. Elrich said he plans to seek reelection during the 2022 race.  Blair founded and chairs the Council for Advocacy and Policy Solutions (CAPS), […]

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January 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘To Every Corner of Every Community’: Hogan Launches Vaccine Confidence Campaign

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has launched GoVAX: Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine confidence campaign. Hogan called the effort an “aggressive, grassroots public outreach campaign” to encourage vaccine confidence and urge residents to get vaccinated when it’s their turn and doses are available. “Over the next several months, we will be taking this campaign to every corner of […]

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January 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Takoma Park Councilmember, Delegate Heather Mizeur Challenging Rep. Andy Harris

Heather Mizeur, former Takoma Park City councilmember and former state delegate representing Montgomery County, announced she is challenging Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD. 1) in 2022. In a video Thursday, Mizeur said Harris’ actions on Jan. 6 prove he should not represent the 1st district, which includes the Eastern Shore and parts of Baltimore, Harford and […]

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Supporters Come Out for Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party

Dozens of supporters filled Lahinch Tavern and Grill in Potomac Tuesday evening for the Montgomery County Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party. Many wore Trump-Pence t-shirts as organizers went over social media strategy before watching the President on TV officially announce the launch of his 2020 campaign at a rally in Orlando.

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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Everyone Can Create Media: Silver Spring Media Lab Project

Montgomery Community Media’s (MCM) new lab in Silver Spring’s Alexander House will open soon. This lab is a state of the art facility that will educate and empower people of all ages in Montgomery County. Using proven teaching techniques and hands-on training, this media lab will be the vehicle to allow citizens to produce their passion. […]

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July 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Phil Andrews Talks About Public Financing Law (VIDEO)

At least 16 candidates in the 2018 election will be using Montgomery County’s public election financing system, which supplements campaign contributions with money from a taxpayer-supported fund. The system requires candidates for the Montgomery County Council and county executive to reach a minimum number of contributions, none more than $150. Once candidates reach the minimum, […]

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