County Council At-Large Candidate: Evan Glass

Photo of the candidate courtesy Evan Glass. Why are you running for County Council? My husband and I live in Silver Spring and I have called it home for nearly 20 years. I am running for County Council because: I want to improve MCPS and ensure that every child receives the best education possible; As a frequent user of public … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Steve Solomon

Photo of the candidate courtesy Steve Solomon. Why are you running for County Council? Term limits were imposed in 2016. So three of the four at-large members are out. This is the first time that a regular guy like me has a chance of getting elected. In the past, it was nearly impossible to break in against incumbents. I think … Read More

County Council At-Large Candidate: Marilyn Balcombe

Photo of the candidate courtesy Marilyn Balcombe Why are you running for County Council? This is a landmark election. With at least four new council members and a new county executive, we need to elect new leaders who have a comprehensive knowledge of the complexity of the issues facing our county. We live in a great community and we continue … Read More

Democratic Candidates Asked to Provide Info for Source Readers

County Council Campaign Sign Design Review

Photo from barbarajpeters.com There are 33 Democratic candidates who have declared that they are running for four at-large seats on the County Council this year. The large number of candidates, driven by a combination of term limits eliminating three incumbents and a new public financing program, makes holding traditional candidate forums a logistical challenge. In order to help readers learn … Read More

Democratic executive candidates address forum questions

Forum moderator Mayor Kate Stewart of Takoma Park, Rose Krasnow, Councilmember Roger Berliner, David Blair, council members George Leventhal and Marc Elrich, and state Del. Bill Frick (from left). Photo Mike Diegel. The six Democratic candidates for Montgomery County executive had a chance to address what is likely to be uppermost in voters’ minds at the June primary: How are … Read More

Early voting starts for Takoma Park elections

Graphic from Wikimedia Commons. Early voting begins today in the City of Takoma Park elections. Times and location for early voting are: Wednesday, Nov. 1, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, Takoma Park Recreation Center, 7315 New Hampshire Ave., 2-8 p.m. … Read More