Riley Wins Council Campaign Sign Challenge

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com She didn’t win a nomination as an at-large candidate in the Democratic County Council, but Michele Riley’s campaign sign is the winner of the Source’s council campaign sign challenge. All the candidates squared off in a tournament-style showdown, and Riley came out on top, besting the sign from Evan Glass’ campaign in yesterday’s final. Congratulations, Michele, and … Read More

Elrich Leading Blair, Riemer, Glass, Jawando, Albornoz Among Winners

Councilmember Hans Riemer interviewed during a post-election party at the Quarry House Tavern. Photo by Mike Diegel. Councilmember Marc Elrich (D-At Large) holds a slight lead over businessman David Blair in the race for the Democratic nomination for Montgomery County Executive. As of shortly before 1 a.m., unofficial results from the State Board of Elections showed Elrich leading, 34,729-34,277 (29.2 … Read More

Glass, Riley Face Off in Final Council Candidate Sign Challenge

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com We’re down to the final two contestants in the Source’s County Council at-large candidate campaign sign challenge. Evan Glass and Michele Riley have survived four rounds of voting and will face each other for championship. As a reminder, here’s what design consultant Eric Robbins had today about each candidate’s sign in his initial review: Evan Glass—Good name … Read More

Primary election underway; 80,000 voters may need provisional ballots

Photo of signs surrounding the polling place at the Silver Spring Civic Building by Mike Diegel. The Maryland primary election is underway today as voters choose winners in races from governor, senator and U.S. representatives down to local party committee members. The polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight, and anyone who is line to vote at 8 has … Read More

County Council Campaign Sign Challenge: The Final Four

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com After three rounds of voting, we’re down to the Final Four in the Source’s County Council campaign sign challenge. It’s up to you, our readers, to choose which of these heavyweights will be matched in the championship, to be selected on Election Day. The breakdown pits two male candidates against each other, and two female candidates facing … Read More

County Council Campaign Sign Challenge: Elite 8

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com We’re now down to just eight contestants left in the Source’s County Council campaign sign challenge. Today’s poll will determine who makes Monday’s Final Four signs, just before Election Day. With the competition stiffening, we thought we’d remind you of what our design consultant, Eric Robbins, said in his initial review of these eight contestants: Brandy Brooks—Good … Read More

County Council Campaign Sign Challenge: Sweet 16

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com The first round of voting in the Source’s County Council candidate sign challenge is over and it’s on to our Sweet 16. The major candidates survived the first round, and now the challenge gets tougher. To help you make your decision on which have the best designs, take a look at our earlier post on the basics … Read More

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com We’ve launched a campaign sign challenge tournament where you, our readers, can pick the best sign from the at-large County Council candidates. To help, we contacted professional designer and Source friend Eric Robbins to provide some guidance on what makes a good sign. Read all the way to the end to see his comments on the entries. … Read More

Join the Candidate Sign Tournament and Pick the Best

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com You’ve studied the at-large County Council candidates to make your choices for the best. But what about their signs? Who has the best, most effective art and message? We asked the candidates for examples of their campaign signs and collected 22. We’ve randomly seeded them in the poll below for the Tournament of Signs; some candidates were … Read More