Elections 

Bridgette Cooper Seeks Republican Nomination for U.S. House of Representatives Maryland Congressional District 8 Seat

Silver Spring, Maryland resident, Bridgette L. Cooper, is a candidate for U.S. Congress representing Maryland Congressional District 8. Ms. Cooper, an opera singer, mother, and a former music educator, now resides in Silver Spring.  Ms. Cooper is the first Bahamian American woman and opera singer to run for United States Congress for Congressional District 8 as a Republican and is a member of the historic Chevy Chase Women’s Republican Club and the first African American Sorority founded in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Incorporated. Ms. Cooper’s impressive classical singing career, featured in…

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Elections 

John Walsh Seeks Republican Nomination for U.S. House of Representatives Maryland Congressional District 8

“I was in Woodsboro and Walkersville last week. In addition to saying hello to people in the district, I am walking from Emmitsburg to the Capitol in DC and have already completed the Emmitsburg to Thurmont to Woodsboro to Libertytown segments. I just completed Frederick and Carroll county legs of my “Walk a mile in your shoes” campaign. Logged over 50 miles from Emmitsburg and Westminster to Mount Airy. I’m running to bring representation to all three counties that comprise the Maryland 8th district and I’m making a special effort in…

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Elections Glade Valley Government headline 

Candidate Filing Deadline Nears

Frederick County residents who wish to appear as a candidate on the April 26, 2016 Presidential Primary Election ballot are reminded that the deadline to file is 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Candidates for federal, state and party offices must file their candidacy with the State Board of Elections, located at 151 West Street, Annapolis, MD. Candidates for the Frederick County Board of Education file their Certificate of Candidacy and pay a filing fee with the Frederick County Board of Elections. A change in state law requires that…

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Elections Glade Valley headline 

Kathleen Matthews Running for Congress

According to Politico, Kathleen Matthews plans to run to represent our area in the House of Representatives. Many may not recognize her name, but her husband, Chris Matthews, is known by most in the country as the host of MSNBC’s Hardball and the syndicated Chris Matthews Show. Senator Barbara Mikulski’s announced retirement continues to shake things up politically in Maryland and even in Glade Valley’s Congressional District, Maryland’s Eighth Congressional District.  Since redistricting, Glade Valley and much of Frederick County shares lies in Maryland’s Eighth Congressional District which also includes parts…

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