elections

November 3, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Announces Unofficial Election Results; Ashman Reelected Mayor

The City of Gaithersburg has announced the unofficial results for its municipal election for mayor and two council member seats. The races show that incumbent Jud Ashman will be reelected as the city’s mayor, a position he’s held since 2014; Jim McNulty, creative director at Gigawatt Group, and Lisa Henderson, program director for Montgomery County […]

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October 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Residents Vote for Mayor, Council on Nov. 2

This story was updated Oct. 26 to correct the list of candidates for mayor and council.  Registered voters in the City of Gaithersburg will vote for mayor and two city councilmembers on Nov. 2. All voting will take place at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. Early voting was held Oct. 23 and 24. According […]

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July 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Urge Early Voting Site for White Oak 

Montgomery County leaders advocated for an early voting site in White Oak during a community event with residents Monday evening. Council President Tom Hucker said a site in White Oak is common sense. The area is home to many lower-income, African American, immigrant, and senior voters, many of whom do not have access to a […]

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July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Forms Exploratory Committee Before Expected Entry into County Executive Race

Council President Tom Hucker announced Thursday night that he has formed an exploratory committee and plans to speak with residents and business owners to see if he should run for county executive. His speech before a friendly crowd at Kaldi’s Social Hall in Silver Spring made it seem like he had already decided to run. […]

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July 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

All Four District 19 State Representatives File for Reelection

Sen. Ben Kramer and Delegates Bonnie Cullison, Charlotte Crutchfield and Vaughn Stewart joined together July 7 to file for re-election. The 19th District Democrats plan to run as a team. “It’s been the honor of our lifetimes to serve District 19 in the Maryland General Assembly,” they announced in a news release. “We hope to […]

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July 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Candidates File to Unseat State’s Attorney John McCarthy

Two Democratic candidates have filed to run against John McCarthy, who is seeking another terms as Montgomery County State’s Attorney. They are Bernice Mireku-North and Perry Paylor. Both hail from Silver Spring. Paylor has more than 25 years of experience as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. He currently is Deputy State’s Attorney in Prince […]

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June 3, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Morales Looks to ‘Take Baton’ from Navarro, Announces Run for County Council District 4 Seat

Maricé Morales, former state delegate for Maryland District 19, formally announced her candidacy this week virtually for the 2022 District 4 Montgomery County Council election. The District 4 seat is currently held by Councilmember Nancy Navarro whose term ends in 2022 and who also attended to the virtual campaign announcement on Tuesday night. Morales talked to […]

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June 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Riemer Joins List of Challengers to Elrich’s Re-Election Bid

And then there were three candidates running for Montgomery County Executive in the June 2022 primary. County Executive Marc Elrich previously announced he is seeking re-election. He was elected to that position in November of 2018. As of June 1, he has two opponents, County Councilmember Hans Riemer and businessperson David Blair. As Riemer strongly […]

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March 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Politicians Begin Declaring Re-Election Decisions for Nov. 2022 Race

Six of the nine council seats as well as the county executive position are up for grabs at the November 2022 election. Already, several council members and County Executive Marc Elrich said they will seek re-election. Because of term limits, three councilmembers cannot run again. They are Hans Riemer, Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice. Elrich […]

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December 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Brenda Wolff Elected Next MCPS Board of Education President

Brenda Wolff was elected Thursday morning as president of the Board of Education for the Montgomery County Public Schools. The Silver Spring resident had been vice president. The previous president was Shebra Evans. Karla Silvestre was chosen as vice president. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia)   Wolff, who was […]

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