Montgomery County Voters’ Guide: Candidates for executive, council, courthouse and legislature

Montgomery County Voters’ Guide: Candidates for executive, council, courthouse and legislature

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This is an updated list of candidates for local and state offices in Montgomery County as of June 10. Candidates for county executive, county council and local judiciary offices are listed first, followed by the state legislature.

Maryland Reporter’s Voters Guide: Statewide candidates for governor, comptroller, attorney general

Maryland League of Women Voters Voters Guides (links for each county)

Bethesda magazine’s Montgomery County Voters Guide 

The primary election is Tuesday, July 19. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Early voting will take place July 7-14 during the same hours.

Click on the links below for previously published stories about the candidates published in the past year.

Endorsements for organizations are listed below each candidate’s name; individual endorsements are not. If a candidate has an endorsement page on their campaign website, we link to it.

Campaign finance reports for all candidates are now available on the State Board of Elections website. You can look up any candidate using this link:

www.campaignfinance.maryland.gov/

Click on disclosures, view filed reports, click continue and then enter the candidate’s name (last name first) in the “candidate/committee name” highlighted box.

This list is maintained by Len Lazarick and Regina Holmes who should be emailed about any corrections or additions.

As with all the content on MarylandReporter.com and Montgomery Reporter, which operates under a Creative Commons License, the content can be used by anyone in any media without asking permission so long as MarylandReporter.com is credited.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Republicans

Shelly Skolnick, filed 4/12/22

Email shelly.skolnick@starpower.net

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/elections/skolnick-running-for-county-executive-creating-contested-gop-primary/

 

Courtesy: Reardon Sullivan

Reardon Sullivan, filed 4/13/22

Email Reardonsullivan@gmail.com

Website www.reardonsullivanformoco.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/reardonsullivanformoco

Endorsement Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/gop-committee-chair-running-for-montgomery-county-executive/

Democrats 

Courtesy: David Blair

David T. Blair, filed 1/14/22

Email david@blairformontgomery.com

Website www.blairformontgomery.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/david.t.blair.official

Twitter www.twitter.com/DavidTBlair

Other instagram.com/davidtblair

Endorsements Sierra Club, Coalition for Equal Representation in Government, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors www.blairformontgomery.com/endorsements

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/qa-with-county-executive-candidate-david-blair/

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/05/13/montgomery-county-david-blair-election-elrich/

 

Marc Elrich, incumbent, filed 12/30/21

Email info@marcelrich.org

Website www.marcelrich.org

Facebook www.facebook.com@marcelrich4CE

Twitter twitter.com@Marc_Elrich

Endorsements CASA in Action, IATSE Local 68, Montgomery County Education Association, Progressive Maryland, Progressive Neighbors, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500, SEIU Local 32BJ, United Healthcare Workers East (1199 SEIU), Environmentalists for Elrich, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/05/01/montgomery-maryland-marc-elrich-primary/

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/04/07/montgomery-county-marc-elrich-teachers/

www.marylandmatters.org/2022/01/02/elrich-posts-strong-lead-in-early-polls-but-his-2022-rivals-all-see-a-path-to-victory/

Peter James, filed 3/25/22

Email peter@pjames.us

Website www.pjames.us

Facebook www.facebook.com/peterjames4us

Twitter www.PeterJamesforMoCo

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/gaithersburg-man-with-tech-background-enters-county-executive-race/

Hans Riemer, at-large incumbent, filed 11/15/21

Email info@hansriemer.com

Website www.hansriemer.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/hansriemer4

Twitter twitter.com@hansriemer

 Green

Courtesy: Devin Battley

Devin Battley, filed declaration of intent petition 4/21/22 (Candidacy for General Election only)

Email Happytms85@gmail.com

Website www.devinbattley.com

 

 

COUNTY COUNCIL

County Council at-Large (four seats)

Republicans

Christopher P. Fiotes, filed 3/22/22

Email cfiotes@comcast.net

Lenard Lieber, filed 2/24/22

Email lenardlieber@outlook.com

Website www.lenardlieber.com

Facebook lenard lieber

Twitter twitter.com@purplepursuer

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/two-republicans-say-they-offer-a-different-choice-in-at-large-county-council-race/

Dwight Patel, filed 1/18/22

Email info@dwightpatelformoco.com

Website www.DwightPatelforMoCo.com

Facebook facebook.com/DwightforMoCo

Twitter @DwightforMoCo

Other www.instagram.com/dwightformoco

Endorsements www.dwightformoco.com/endorsements/

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/two-republicans-say-they-offer-a-different-choice-in-at-large-county-council-race/

Democrats

Courtesy: Gabe Albornoz

Gabe Albornoz, incumbent president, filed 6/24/2021

Email gabe@gabealbornoz.comWebsite www.gabealbornoz.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/GabeAlbornoz1

Twitter @GabeAlbornoz1

Other instagram.com/gabealbornoz1

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/government/albornoz-elected-president-of-montgomery-county-council/

Brandy H.M. Brooks, filed 5/25/21

Email info@brandy4moco.com

Website www.brandy4montgomery.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/brandy4moco

Twitter @brandy4moco

Other instagram.com/brandy4moco

Endorsements Progressive Maryland, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Metro DC DSA, BIPOC 100

www.brandy4montgomery.com/endorsements/

www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/04/25/brandy-brooks-montgomery-county-council-election/

Dana E. Gassaway, filed 4/4/22

Email gassawayforcouncil@gmail.com

Evan Glass, incumbent, filed 8/11/21

Email info@evanglass.com

Website www.evanglass.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/EvanMGlass

Twitter @EvanMGlass

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500, Jews United for Justice, Victory Fund

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/government/albornoz-elected-president-of-montgomery-county-council/

Courtesy: Scott Evan Goldberg

Scott Evan Goldberg, filed 10/7/21

Email Scott@VoteScott.org

Website www.VoteScott.org

Facebook www.facebook.com/GoldbergInMD

Twitter twitter.com@GoldbergInMD

Other instagram.com/GoldbergInMD

Endorsements Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, www.votescott.org/endorsements.html

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/field-for-county-council-at-large-grows-as-goldberg-enters-race/

Tom Hucker, District 5 councilmember, filed 4/15/22

Email tom@tomhucker.com

Website www.tomhucker.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/friendsoftomhucker

Twitter @tomhucker

Endorsements Communications Workers of America, 602 Steamfitters Union, Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington, International Brotherhood of Teamsters,  Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5, Montgomery County Professional Drivers Union, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 51, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 26, League of Korean Americans, Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation (SMART)

 

Will Jawando, incumbent, filed 2/9/22

Email info@willjawando.com

Website www.willjawando.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/willjawando

Website www.willjawando.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/willjawando

Twitter twitter.com@willjawando

Other instagram@willjawando

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action, Sierra Club, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500, SEIU Local 32BJ, Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO, Sprinklerfitters Local 669, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 486, Steamfitters Local 602, Washington D.C. Plumbers Local 5, Jews United for Justice, Our Revolution Maryland

www.wtop.com/montgomery-county/2021/03/montgomery-co-council-member-launches-bid-for-2nd-term-with-all-star-cast/

www.marylandmatters.org/2021/03/22/montgomery-co-councilmember-launches-bid-for-2nd-term-with-all-star-cast/

Courtesy: Laurie-Anne Sayles

Laurie-Anne Sayles, filed 7/7/21

Email info@laurieannesayles.org

Website www.laurieannesayles.org

Facebook www.facebook.com/SaylesforMoCo

Twitter @LaurieASayles

Other instagram.com/councilmember_lasayles

Endorsements UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, Progressive Maryland, Working Families Party, Montgomery County Education Association, Run for Something, Jews United for Justice, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Sierra Club, AFL-CIO, CASA in Action, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500  www.laurieannesayles.org/endorsements

COUNTY COUNCIL

District 1

Democrat

Andrew Friedson, incumbent, filed 2/24/22, UNOPPOSED FOR REELECTION

Website www.andrewfriedson.com

Facebook facebook.com/andrewfriedson

Twitter @amfriedson

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/government/friedson-to-run-for-re-election-to-montgomery-county-council/

District 2 

Republican 

Dan Cuda, filed 2/18/22

Email dancuda76@gmail.com  

Democrats 

Courtesy: Marilyn Balcombe

Marilyn Balcombe, filed 7/6/21

Email marilyn@marilynbalcombe.com

Website www.marilynbalcombe.com

Facebook facebook.com/Balcombe2022

Twitter @marilynbalcombe

Endorsements www.marilynbalcombe.com/endorsements/  

 

Courtesy: Lorna Phillips Forde

Lorna Phillips Forde, filed 2/23/22

Email info@lornaforde4countycouncil.com

Website www.Lornaforde4countycouncil.com

Facebook www.facebook.com@LornaPhillipsForde4moco

Twitter twitter.com@forde4MoCo 

Other IG @Forde4MoCo
 

Courtesy: William Roberts

William Roberts, filed 3/16/22

Email info@williamjroberts.org

Website www.williamjroberts.org 

Facebook www.facebook.com/WilliamJRob

Twitter www.twitter.com/WilliamJRob 

Other instagram.com/williamjrob_

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Jews United for Justice, CASA in Action, SEIU Local 500, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/attorney-will-run-for-county-council-district-2/

District 3 

Republican

George Hernandez, filed 2/22/22

Email hernandez.george.d03@gmail.com

Democrats 

Tiquia J. Bennett, filed 3/1/22

Email TiquiaJbennett@gmail.com  

Courtesy: Sidney Katz

Sidney A. Katz, incumbent, filed 2/22/22

Email sidneykatz@earthlink.net

Website www.sidneykatz.com

Facebook SidneyKatz4MC

Twitter SidneyKatz4MC

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council,  Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Local 1664, Great Capital Area Association of Realtors www.sidneykatz.com/about/endorsements/

Robert Wu, filed 2/15/22

Email rob@voterobwu.com

Website www.voterobwu.com

Endorsements Sierra Club, Vote Vets, YIMBY MoCo 

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/gaithersburg-official-taking-on-citys-former-mayor-for-county-council-seat/
 District 4 

Republican 

Courtesy: Cheryl Riley

Cheryl Riley, filed 3/17/22

Email cherylrileypr@comcast.net

Website www.cherylriley4MoCo.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/cherylriley4moco
 

 

Democrats

Courtesy: Al Carr

Al Carr, filed 4/15/22

Email alfred.carr@gmail.com

Website www.alcarr.org 

Facebook www.facebook.com/alcarr.campaign 

Twitter twitter.com/alfredcarr 

www.marylandmatters.org/2022/04/21/montgomery-lawmakers-11th-hour-withdrawal-roils-democratic-activists/

Amy Ginsburg, filed 1/7/22

Email Amy@amyginsburg.com

Website www.AmyGinsburg.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/amy.ginsburg.3 

Twitter @amy_ginsburg

Other instagram.com/amy.ginsburg.moco/

Endorsements Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, YIMBY MoCo, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction   www.amyginsburg.com/endorsements
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/friends-of-white-flint-head-amy-ginsburg-eyeing-new-county-council-seat/ 

Courtesy: Troy Murtha

Troy Murtha, filed 4/15/22

Email info@troymurtha.com

Website www.troymurtha.com

 

 

Kate Stewart, filed 12/10/21

Courtesy: Kate Stewart

Email VoteKateStewart@gmail.com

Website www.VoteKateStewart.com

Endorsements: Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action, Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund, Progressive Maryland, Montgomery County Career Firefighters Local 1664, Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council, Sierra Club https://www.votekatestewart.com/endorsements

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/friends-of-white-flint-head-amy-ginsburg-eyeing-new-county-council-seat/
 

Courtesy: John Zittrauer

John F. Zittrauer, filed 1/12/22

Email zittrauerj@gmail.com

Website friendsofjohnzittrauer.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/friendsofjohnzittrauer

Twitter www.twitter.com/johnzittrauer

Other instagram.com/johnzittrauer

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/kristin-mink-john-zittrauer-announce-bids-in-eastern-county-council-districts/Unaffiliated 

Paula Bienenfeld, declaration of intent petition filed 3/10/22 (candidacy for General Election only)

District 5

Republicans

Kate Woody, filed 4/13/2022

Email kathleenwoodypa@msn.com

Democrats

 

Courtesy: Brian Anleu

Brian Anleu, filed 11/16/21

Email brian@brianforcouncil.com

Website www.brianforcouncil.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/briananleuforcouncil

 Twitter twitter.com@brian_anleu

Endorsements: Sierra Club, Montgomery County Volunteer Fire-Rescue Association, Greater Capitol Area Association of Realtors, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/anleu-enters-east-montgomery-district-race-for-county-council/ 

Fatmata Barrie, filed 1/14/22

Email info@fatmatabarrie.com

Website www.fatmatabarrie.com

Facebook www.facebook@fatmatabarrie4council

Twitter twitter.com@barrie4council

Other Instagram@fatmatabarrie4countycouncil

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action, Jews United for Justice, Progressive Maryland, SEIU Local 500, Baltimore Washington Laborers District Council, Women of Color Coalition

Courtesy: Chris Bolton

Christopher Bolton, filed 1/10/22

Email bolton4you@gmail.com

Website Bolton4you.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/bolton4you

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/nonprofit-executive-running-to-be-voice-for-east-county-on-council/

 

Courtesy: Daniel Amara Koroma

Daniel Amara Koroma, filed 1/26/22

Email Friendsofdanielkoroma@gmail.com

Website www.danielkoroma.org

Facebook www.Facebook.com/Koroma4MoCo 

Twitter twitter.com@DanielKoroma

 

Cary Lamari, filed 2/18/22

Email carylamari@yahoo.com

 

Courtesy: Kristin Mink

Kristin Mink, filed 12/17/21

Email Kristin@kristinmink.com

Website www.kristinmink.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/Mink4MoCo 

Twitter twitter.com@kristinmink_ 

Other instagram.com/kristinmink_

Endorsements Run for Something, Ndahntod Cultural Group, Ndah Nchunyin

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/kristin-mink-john-zittrauer-announce-bids-in-eastern-county-council-districts/
 

Courtesy: William Montier

 

William “Chip” Montier, filed 10/27/2021

Email electwilliamchipmontier@gmail.com

Website www.williammontier.com

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/dawn-luedtke-william-chip-montier-announce-campaigns-for-county-council/
 

Courtesy: Jeremiah Pope

Jeremiah Pope, filed 1/6/22

Email info@citizensforpope.com

Website www.citizensforpope.com

Endorsements www.citizensforpope.com/endorsement

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/dawn-luedtke-william-chip-montier-announce-campaigns-for-county-council/
 

District 6 (new) 

Republican 

Viet H. Doan, filed 4/15/2022

Email info@voteforviet.com

Website www.VoteForViet.com

Democrats 

Courtesy: Natali Fani-Gonzalez

Natali Fani Gonzalez, filed 4/29/21

Email NataliFaniGonzalez@gmail.com

Website www.NataliforCouncil.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/NataliFGonzalez

Twitter @NataliFGonzalez

Other instagram.com/natalifanigonzalez

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action, Progressive Maryland, Working Families Party, Amalgamated Transit Union, Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO, Baltimore/Washington District Council, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, Jews United for Justice, Working Families Party, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters

Courtesy: Omar Lazo

Omar Lazo, filed 7/28/21

Email info@omarlazo.com

Website www.omarlazo.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/lazo4council

Twitter @Lazo4Council

Other instagram.com/lazo4council

Maricé Morales, filed 8/10/2021

Email morales@maricemorales.com

Website www.maricemorales.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/MariceMorales

Endorsements Pro-Choice Maryland, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate

Other instagram.com/delegatemorales

Brit Siman-Tov, filed 4/13/22

Email BritSimanTovCountyCouncil@gmail.com

Twitter twitter.com@BritSimanTov   

Courtesy: Steve Solomon

Steve Solomon, filed 4/4/2022

Email votestevesolomon@gmail.com

Website www.votestevesolomon.com 

Facebook www.Facebook.com/votestevesolomon

Twitter twitter.com@SteveSolomon  

 

 

Christa Tichy, filed 2/18/22

Email christa.tichy@gmail.com

Website www.christatichyforcouncil.com 

Facebook www.facebook.ChristaTichyforcouncil.com

Endorsements Local 26 IBEW

https://christatichyforcouncil.com/home#40f6850a-87d2-4822-ab45-4cc522939d5f
 

Mark Trullinger, filed 1/19/22

 

Vicki S. Vergagni, filed 4/5/22

Email vickivergagni@gmail.com

District 7 (new) 

Republican

Courtesy: Harold Maldonado

Harold C. Maldonado, filed 3/30/22

Email maldonado4council@usa.com

Website www.haroldmaldonado.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/HaroldM4Council

Twitter twitter.com@HaroldM4Council

 

Democrats

Andrew A. Einsmann, filed 2/9/22

Email drewster711@yahoo.com

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/county-council-district-7-race-doubles-from-two-to-four-candidates

Paul Geller, filed 3/7/22Email Paul@votegeller.com

Website www.votegeller.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/votegeller

Twitter www.twitter.com/votegeller

Other instagram: votegeller

Endorsements www.votegeller.com/view-endorsements

 

Courtesy: Sharif Hidayat

 

Sharif A. Hidayat, filed 4/7/22

Email Hidayat4District7@gmail.com

Website www.votesharif.com/

 

 

Courtesy: Dawn Luedtke

Dawn Luedtke, filed 10/28/21

Email dawn@dawnluedtke.com

Website www.dawnluedtke.com

Twitter @PennDawn96

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, CASA in Action

www.dawnluedtke.com/endorsements

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/dawn-luedtke-william-chip-montier-announce-campaigns-for-county-council/

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/county-council-district-7-race-doubles-from-two-to-four-candidates

 

Courtesy: Jacqueline Manger

Jacqueline Manger, filed 3/16/2022

Email jacqueline@mangerformontgomery.com

Website www.mangerformontgomery.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/manger4montgomery

Endorsement Sierra Club

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/county-council-district-7-race-doubles-from-two-to-four-candidates/

Paul K. Schwartz, filed 7/15/21

Email schwartzpaul02@gmail.com

Website www.paulkschwartz.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/paul.schwartz.79025 

Twitter twitter.com@PKSpaul
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/political-notes-schwartz-files-for-county-council-district-4-race/

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/county-council-district-7-race-doubles-from-two-to-four-candidates/
 

Courtesy: Ben Wikner

Ben Wikner, filed 3/2/22

Email BenWiknerforcountycouncil@gmail.com

Website www.benwikner.com

Facebook @benwiknerforcountycouncil

Endorsements www.benwikner.com/endorsements

 

STATE’S ATTORNEY

Democrats

Courtesy: Tom DeGonia

Tom DeGonia, filed 7/19/2021

Email tom@tomdegonia2022.com

Website www.tomdegonia2022.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/TomDeGoniaforMontgomeryCountyState’sAttorney 

Twitter twitter.com@TomforMoCo2022

Other instagram.com/Tomfor MoCo2022

Endorsement UMD College Dems

www.tomdegonia2022.com/endorsements

www.marylandmatters.org/2021/06/07/moco-states-attorney-mccarthy-gets-dem-primary-challenger/

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/rockville-attorney-plans-to-run-against-incumbent-montgomery-county-states-attorney

Courtesy: John McCarthy

John McCarthy, incumbent, filed 4/28/21

Email jcarth52@gmail.com

Website www.johnmccarthy.us

Endorsements www.johnmccarthy.us/endorsements-for-john-mccarthy
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/courts/facing-states-attorney-challengers-mccarthy-touts-progress-on-diversity-opponents-not-convinced/

 

Bernice Mireku-North, filed 6/16/21Email hello@mirekunorth.com

Website www.mirekunorth.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/mirekunorth 

Twitter twitter.com@mirekunorth

Other instagram.com/mirekunorth

Endorsements Run for Something, Elect Black Women PAC
www.marylandmatters.org/2021/06/21/mireku-north-launches-challenge-to-montgomery-county-states-attorney/  

Perry Paylor, filed 7/6/21

Email info@perrypaylor.com

Website www.perrypaylor.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/perrypaylormoco

Twitter twitter.com@perrypaylor 

Endorsements Working Families Party, CASA in Action, Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund

https://perrypaylor.com/endorsements/
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/prince-georges-deputy-states-attorney-running-for-top-montgomery-county-post/

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

Democrats

Courtesy: Alan Bowser

Alan S. Bowser, filed 4/14/22Email alan.bowser@gmail.com

Website www.alanbowser.com 

Facebook www.Facebook.com/FriendsofAlanBowser

Twitter www.twitter.com/AlanBowser

 

Courtesy: Karen Bushell

Karen Bushell, incumbent, filed 6/8/21

Email ClerkKarenBushell@gmail.com

Website www.VoteKarenBushell.com

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/courts/montgomery-countys-newly-appointed-circuit-court-clerk-will-run-for-full-term/

 

REGISTER OF WILLS
Democrat 

Joseph M. Griffin, incumbent, filed 6/8/21, UNOPPOSED FOR REELECTION

Email grif_joe@yahoo.com

 

SHERIFF

Democrats

Robert Bass

Robert Bass, filed 7/13/21

Email BassforSheriff@gmail.com

Website www.BassforSheriff.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/BassforSheriff 

Twitter @BassforSheriff

Other instagram.com/BassforSheriff

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/former-nfl-player-files-to-run-for-sheriff-in-montgomery-county/
 

Courtesy: Maxwell Uy

Maxwell Cornelius Uy, filed 6/8/21

Email maxuy4sheriff@gmail.com

Website www.maxuy4sheriff.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/MaxUy4Sheriff  

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION AT LARGE 

Non-partisan  

Mike Erickson, filed 4/15/22

Email mikeerickson4md@gmail.com

 

Courtesy: Michael Fryar

Michael Fryar, filed 3/9/22

Email michaeljfryar@gmail.com

Website www.anewdawn4boe.com

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/schools/two-montgomery-school-board-seats-will-have-primaries-as-new-candidates-join-race/

 

Courtesy: J. “Domenic” Giandomenico

J. “Domenic” Giandomenico, filed 2/11/22

Email dg@domformoco.com

Website www.domformoco.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com@domformoco 

Twitter @domformoco

 

Courtesy: Karla Silvestre

Karla Silvestre, incumbent, filed 10/14/21

Email karlasilvestre2018@gmail.com

Website www.karlasilvestre.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/karlasilvestre4BOE 

Twitter @KarlaSilves_BOE

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Board of Education District 1 

Non-partisan

Courtesy: Alexander Fahmy

Alexander Fahmy, filed 4/15/22

Facebook www.facebook.com/alexforboe

Twitter www.twitter.com/alexforboe

Other www.instagram.com/alexforboe

 

 

Courtesy: Jay Guan

Jay Guan, filed 2/2/22

Email JG@jayguan4boe.com

Website www.jayguan4boe.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/JG4boe

 

Courtesy: Grace Rivera-Oven

 

Grace Rivera-Oven, filed 3/11/22

Email grace.rivera@comcast.net

Facebook www.facebook.com/GracielaRiveraOven

 

 

Courtesy: Esther L. Wells

 

Esther L. Wells, filed 4/8/22

Facebook www.facebook.com/Esther4BOE

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/two-more-candidates-running-for-district-1-school-board-seat/

 

Board of Education District 3 

Non-partisan 

Marcus Alzona, filed 4/15/22

Courtesy: Marcus Alzona

Email vote@MarcusAlzona.com

Website www.MarcusAlzona.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/MarcusAlzona 

Twitter www.twitter.com/MarcusAlzona

Other linkedin.com/in/MarcusAlzona

 

Courtesy: Scott Joftus

Scott Joftus, filed 1/21/22

Email scott@fourpointeducation.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/Joftus4BoE.com

Twitter Scott Joftus

 

Courtesy: Julie Yang

Julie Yang, filed 1/7/22

Email Yang4education@gmail.com

Website www.Julieyang.org

Twitter @JulieYangMoCo

 

Board of Education District 5

Non-partisan

Valerie M. Coll, filed 2/28/22

Email Val4Boe@gmail.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/ValerieColl4boe

 

Courtesy: Dawn Ianucco-Hahn

Dawn Iannaco-Hahn, filed 3/9/22

Email ANewDawn4BOE@gmail.com

Website www.ANewDawn4BOE.com 

Facebook A-New-Dawn for-Board-Of-Education

Twitter Dawn_LCPC

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/schools/two-montgomery-school-board-seats-will-have-primaries-as-new-candidates-join-race/

Brenda Wolff, filed 2/11/22

Email brenda@brendawolff.com

Website www.brendawolff.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com@brendawolffforboardofeducation 

Twitter twitter.com@brendawolff1 

Other Instagram-blwolff2
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/schools/montgomery-county-school-board-president-plans-to-run-for-re-election/

MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
All legislative districts have one senator and three delegates elected at large from that district.

Legislative District 9 (Redrawn district added slice of Montgomery County in Clarksburg and Damascus.)

SENATE

Republican

Reid J. Novotny

Email Reid@ReidNovotny.com
Website ReidNovotny.com
Facebook facebook.com/Reid4MD
Twitter twitter.com/reidnovotny
Other instagram.com/reidnovotny/

Democrat

Katie Fry Hester, incumbent

Email info@katiefryhester.com
Website www.katiefryhester.com
Facebook facebook.com/katiefryhestermd9

 

Delegate District 9A (vote for two)

Republican

Trent Kittleman

Email TrentKittleman@verizon.net
Website www.trentkittleman.com

 

 

Saif Rehman
Email saif@vote4rehman.com
Website www.vote4rehman.com
Facebook www.facebook.com/rehman4md
Twitter https://www.twitter.com/drsaifrehman

 

Jianning Jenny Zeng
Email jianningzengcampaign@gmail.com
Website www.vote4zeng.com

 

 

Democrats

Steven M. Bolen
Email info@bolenformd.com
Website www.bolenformd.com
Facebook facebook.com/bolenformd
Twitter @bolenformd
Other Instagram: @bolenformd

 

Chao Wu
Email chaowu2016@gmail.com
Website www.chaowu.org
Facebook facebook.com/chaowu2016
Twitter @chaowu2016
Other Instagram: chaowu2016

 

Natalie Ziegler
Website www.nataliefordelegate.com
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Nataliefor9A

 

 

 

Legislative District 14 

SENATE 

Republican

Alex Bieber, filed 3/17/22

Email bieber4statesenate@gmail.com

Democrats 

Courtesy: Collins Odongo

Collins Odongo, filed 1/6/22

Email codongo50@gmail.com

Twitter twitter.com@codongo50

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/mcps-teacher-local-professor-challenge-incumbent-district-14-state-lawmakers/
 

 

Craig J. Zucker, incumbent, filed 5/19/21

Email craig@craigzucker.com

Facebook www.facebook.com@senatorzucker 

Twitter @senatorzucker

 

HOUSE 

Republicans 

Kathy Gugulis, filed 2/14/22

Email kathygugulisfordelegate@gmail.com
 

Kate Walshe, filed 3/11/22

Email kwdelegate@gmail.com

Democrats 

Courtesy: Joshua Dowling

Joshua Dowling, filed 1/12/22

Website www.joshuadowling.org

Facebook me/jdformd

Twitter jdformd

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/mcps-teacher-local-professor-challenge-incumbent-district-14-state-lawmakers/

 

Anne R. Kaiser, incumbent, filed 5/19/21

Anne R. Kaiser

Email anne@annekaiser.com

Website www.annekaiser.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/delegate.kaiser 

Twitter twitter.com@delegatekaiser
www.marylandmatters.org/2021/10/28/kaiser-to-step-down-as-house-ways-and-means-chair/

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Maryland State Education Association, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, SEIU Local 500, Victory Fund, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters, CASA in Action,  LPAC, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction  www.annekaiser.com/endorsements

Eric Luedtke, incumbent, filed 5/19/2021

Email eric@ericluedtke.com

Website www.ericluedtke.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/ericformaryland 

Twitter @ericluedtke

Endorsements CASA in Action, Montgomery County Education Association, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club  www.ericluedtke.com/endorsements

Pamela Queen, incumbent, filed 5/5/21

Email pam@pamelaqueen.com

Website www.pamelaqueen.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/delegatepamqueen

Twitter @delpamqueen

Endorsements Sierra Club, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, UFCW MCGEO Local 1994, Progressive Maryland, CASA in Action,  Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Maryland State Education Association, 1199 SEIU, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland, Montgomery County NOW, Latino Democratic Club, Maryland Farm Bureau, Montgomery County Education Association, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland PAC, Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association, LIUNA, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate www.pamelaqueen.com/endorsements/  

 

Courtesy: Tom B. Smith

Tom B. Smith, filed 4/12/22

Email tom@tomsmithformaryland.com

Website www.tomsmithformaryland.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/TomSmithForMD

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/elections/air-force-veteran-foster-dad-running-for-house-of-delegates-seat/

 

Legislative District 15 

SENATE

Courtesy: David Wilson

Republican  

David Wilson, filed 3/16/22

Email votefordavidwilson@gmail.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/Vote4DavidWilson
 

 

Democrat 

Courtesy: Brian J. Feldman

Brian J. Feldman, incumbent, filed 1/14/22

Email brianjfeldman@comcast.net

Website www.BrianJFeldman.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/BrianJeffreyFeldman

Twitter twitter.com@BrianJFeldman

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Montgomery County Education Association, Sierra Club

www.brianjfeldman.com/2022-endorsements/ 

HOUSE

Republicans

Jodi Colella Noah, filed 4/14/22

Email jcnoah@noahsproperties.com

Stacey Sauter, filed 4/15/22

Email sauterfordelegate15@gmail.com

 

Matt Wade, filed 3/17/2022

Email matt@mattwade4moco.com

 

Democrats

Saqib Ali, filed 1/26/22

Courtesy: Saqib Ali

Email info@aliformaryland.com

Website www.AliForMaryland.com 

Facebook www.fb.com/AliForMaryland

Twitter www.Twitter.com/AliForMaryland

Endorsements CASA in Action, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate www.aliformaryland.com/endorsements/

 

Linda Foley, incumbent, filed 1/18/22

Email lindafoley4district15@gmail.com

Website www.foleyfor15.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/foleyfor15

Twitter twitter.com@foleyfor15 

Other Instagram: foleyfor15

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Sierra Club, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/hogan-approves-foley-the-democratic-chair-in-montgomery-county-as-district-15-delegate/

 

David Fraser-Hidalgo, incumbent, filed 2/11/22 

Email admin@fraserfor15.org

Website www.fraserfor15.org 

Facebook www.facebook.com/DelegateDavidFraser-Hidalgo 

Twitter twitter.com@fraserfor15

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Sierra Club, CASA in Action, Maryland League of Conservation Voters  

Lily Qi, incumbent, filed 1/12/22

Email info@lilyqi.com

Website www.lilyqi.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/lilyqimaryland 

Twitter twitter.com@lilyqimaryland

 

Legislative District 16

SENATE 

Democrat

Susan C. Lee, incumbent, filed 4/21/21 UNOPPOSED FOR REELECTION

Email senatorsusanlee@gmail.com

Website www.susanleeforsenate.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/susanc.lee

Twitter twitter.com@senatorsusanlee

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Montgomery County Public School Retirees Association, Maryland and Washington DC AFL-CIO, Progressive Maryland, Progressive Maryland, Sierra Club, Food and Water Action, NARAL-Pro Choice Maryland PAC, Brickyard Coalition, Our Revolution,  Montgomery County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, Association of Black Democrats of Montgomery County, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland, Montgomery County LGBTQ Democrats

www.susanleeforsenate.com/2018/05/28/teachers-and-major-groups-endorse-susan-lee/

HOUSE 

Democrats ALL THREE INCUMBENTS ARE UNOPPOSED FOR REELECTION

Ariana Kelly, incumbent, filed 9/17/21

Email info@delegatearianakelly.com

Website www.delegatearianakelly.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/delarianakelly 

Twitter twitter.com@delarianakelly

Endorsements Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland State Education Association, Progressive Maryland, Sierra Club Endorsed, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland PAC, LGBTQ Democrats of Montgomery County, Our Revolution, Montgomery County, Brickyard Coalition, CASA in Action, Maryland County Public Schools Retirees Association, Montgomery County NOW, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland, Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Montgomery County www.delegatearianakelly.com/endorsements
 

Marc Korman, incumbent, filed 9/17/2021

Email marc@marckorman.com

Website www.marckorman.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/Marc.Korman.Campaign

Twitter twitter.com@mkorman

 

Sara N. Love, incumbent, filed 9/17/21

Website www.saralove4md.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/SaraLove4MD

Twitter twitter.com@saralove4md  

 

Legislative District 17

SENATE 

Republican 

Scott I. Gershman, filed 4/15/22

Email scottgershman4MD@gmail.com

Website www.scottgershman4MD.com NOT UP 

Twitter twitter.com@scottGershman

 

Democrat 

Cheryl C. Kagan, incumbent, filed 12/8/2021

Website www.cherylkagan.org

Facebook www.facebook.com/cherylckagan

Twitter www.twitter.com/cherylkagan

Other instagram.com/cherylckagan

 

HOUSE 

Republicans

Helene F. Meister, designated by Central Committee, filed 4/20/22
 

Donald “DP” Patti, filed 2/14/22

Courtesy: Donald Patti

Email dp@votedp.com

Website www.votedp.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/dpfordelegate 

Other www.linkedin.com/company/dp-for-delegate

Endorsements www.votedp.com/view-endorsements

Democrats 

Kumar P. Barve, incumbent, filed 11/12/21

Email kumarbarve@gmail.com

Website www.kumarbarve.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/BarveforMaryland/ 

Twitter @kumarbarve

 

Joe De Maria, filed 12/17/21

Email demariafordelegate@gmail.com

Website www.demariafordelegate.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/Joe De Maria for Delegate

Twitter www.Twitter.com/JoeDeMaria

Other ActBlue search “De Maria”

 

Julie Palakovich Carr, incumbent, filed 11/17/21

Email julie@juliepalakovichcarr.com

Website www.juliepalakovichcarr.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/palakovichcarr 

Twitter www.twitter.com/palakovichcarr

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Sierra Club, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, SEIU Local 500, CASA in Action, Our Revolution Maryland, Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association www.juliepalakovichcarr.com/endorsements 

Joe Vogel, filed 1/5/2022

Courtesy: Joe Vogel

Email joe@joevogel.com

Website www.joevogel.org

Facebook www.Facebook.com/JoeVogelMaryland

Twitter www.twitter.com/joevogel_ 

Other Instagram.com/JoeVogel

Endorsements SEIU Local 500, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, LIUNA, Sierra Club  www.joevogel.org/endorsementswww.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/04/21/gen-z-maryland-election-midterm-candidate/

Legislative District 18 

SENATE 

Republican 

Missy Carr, filed 3/21/22

Email missy4maryland@gmail.com

Democrats 

Courtesy: Max Socol

Max Socol, filed 10/29/21

Email maxsocol@max4senate.com

Website www.max4senate.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/maxformaryland 

Twitter @maxformaryland

Endorsements CASA in Action, Democratic Socialists of America, Run for Something, Progressive Neighbors, Progressive Maryland, Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, Our Revolution Maryland
www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/waldstreicher-challenged-on-left-by-activist-democrat-in-state-senate-race/

 

Jeff Waldstreicher, incumbent, filed 7/21/21

Email jeff@jeffwaldstreicher.com

Website www.jeffwaldstreicher.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/jeffwaldstreicher

Twitter www.twitter.com/jwaldstreicher

Other @jeff_waldstreicher

www.bethesdamagazine.com/bethesda-beat/politics/waldstreicher-challenged-on-left-by-activist-democrat-in-state-senate-race/

 

HOUSE

Republican 

George M. Cecala, filed 4/15/22

Email advancingmaryland@gmail.com

 

Democrats 

Aaron M. Kaufman, designated by Central Committee, filed 4/20/22

Email aaronkaufmand18@gmail.com
www.marylandmatters.org/2022/04/20/montgomery-democratic-central-committees-pick-for-district-18-ballot-vacancy-is-aaron-kaufman/

 

Emily Shetty, incumbent, filed 7/21/2021

Email emily@emilyshetty.com

Website www.emilyshetty.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/emilyshetty4md

Twitter www.twitter.com/EmilyShetty 

Other instagram.com/emilyshetty
 

Jared Solomon, incumbent, filed 7/21/2021

Email jared@solomonformd.com

Website www.solomonforMD.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/delegatejaredsolomon

Twitter @jaredssolomon

Endorsements Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland & Montgomery County, Greater Greater Washington, Latino Democratic Club of Montgomery County, Leap Forward, LGBTQ Democrats of Montgomery County, Sierra Club, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters, Montgomery County Education Association, Montgomery County Green Democrats, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland PAC, Progressive Maryland, SEIU Local 32BJ, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, Represent Maryland Small Money Certified Candidate  www.solomonformd.com/endorsements

 

Legislative District 19

SENATE

Republicans  

Raul R. Ayala, filed 4/8/22

Email jr@amr-us.com
 

Anita Mpambara Cox, filed 4/14/22

Website www.anitamcox.com

 

 

 

Democrat

Ben Kramer, incumbent, filed 7/7/21

Email senatorbenkramer@gmail.com

Website www.benkramer.org

Endorsements Coalition of Asian Pacific American Democrats of Maryland, LGBTQ Democrats of Montgomery County, Sierra Club, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters, Montgomery County Education Association, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland PAC, SEIU Maryland-D.C. State Council, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, Maryland League of Conservation Voters,  Montgomery County Volunteer Fire-Rescue Association, Montgomery County Public Schools Retirees Association, Laborers International Union of North America, CASA in Action, SEIU MD/DC State Council, Association of Black Democrats of Montgomery County, Maryland Association of Realtors,  Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate

Green

Courtesy: David  Jeang

David George Jeang (Seeking the nomination to appear in the general election only), filed 1/31/22

Website www.davidjeang4md.wordpress.com

Facebook www.Facebook.com/DavidJeangforDistrict19

 

 

HOUSE

Republican  

Frank Nice, filed 1/20/22

Email fjncat@hotmail.com

 

Democrats  

Charlotte Crutchfield, incumbent, filed 7/7/2021

Email charlotte@voteforcharlotte.com

Website www.voteforcharlotte.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/charlottecrutchfieldfordelegate/

Twitter www.twitter.com/CharCrutchfield 

Other Instagram.com/Voteforchar

Bonnie Cullison, incumbent, filed 7/7/21

Email delcullison@gmail.com

Website www.cullisonformaryland.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/delegatebonniecullison

Twitter www.twitter.com/Del_Cullison 

Other Instagram.com/del_cullison

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, CASA in Action, Sierra Club, Maryland League of Conservation Voters

 

Augustin Esquivar Saah, filed 10/1/21

Email augustinsaah@gmail.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/augustinsaah47

Twitter twitter.com@augustin_saah

Other Instagram.com/augustin_saah

Vaughn Stewart, incumbent, filed 7/7/21Email vaughn@vaughnformaryland.com

Website www.vaughnformaryland.com 

Facebook www.facebook.com/DelegateStewart 

Twitter www.twitter.com/DelegateStewart

 

Legislative District 20

SENATE 

Democrats

Courtesy: Enoch Bevel

Enoch Bevel, filed 2/16/22

Email info@enochbevelforsenate.com

Website www.EnochforSenate.com

 

 

 

Will Smith, incumbent, filed 12/9/21

Email will@willsmithformaryland.com

Website www.willsmithformaryland.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/willsmithformaryland 

Twitter twitter.com@willcsmithjr 

Other Instagram:willcsmithjr

Endorsements www.willsmithformaryland.com/endorsements

 

HOUSE

Democrats 

Lorig Charkoudian, incumbent, filed 12/9/21

Email jill@lorigcharkoudian.com

Website www.lorigD20.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/charkoudian.lorig

Twitter twitter.com@LCharkoudian

Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, CASA in Action, Our Revolution Maryland, Sierra Club, Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Montgomery County Education Association, SEIU Local 500, National Nurses Organizing Committee  

David Moon, incumbent, filed 12/9/21

Email david@davidmoon.us

Website www.davidmoon.us

Facebook www.facebook.com/DelegateDavidMoon/

Twitter twitter.com@davidmoon2014

Endorsements Montgomery County Education Association, Maryland State Education Association, CASA in Action, Sierra Club, National Nurses United, Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Local 1664, SEIU 32BJ, SEIU Local 500, Our Revolution Maryland, Free Thought Equality Fund www.davidmoon.us/endorsements 

John Walsh, filed 4/15/22

Jheanelle Wilkins, incumbent, filed 12/9/2021

Email Jheanelle@Jheanellewilkins.com

Website www.JheanelleWilkins.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/JheanelleWilkins 

Twitter twitter.com@Jheanellew

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