Monday, October 15, 2012
The two candidates for Maryland's 6th Congressional District will meet for six debates, including one at Rockville's Temple Beth Ami on Oct. 21.
New members of the re-aligned 6th Congressional District will have an opportunity to get a close look at incumbant Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and Democratic challenger John Delaney. The two candidates agreed to a series of six debates, including one on Sunday, Oct. 21, at Rockville's Temple Beth Ami, The Washington Post reported. The debate will be hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council, according to the report. The first debate was held Thursday, Oct. 11, at Kepler Theater on the campus of Hagerstown Community College, according to the report, and the following debates remain scheduled: For more information on the scheduled debates between Bartlett and Delaney, read the full report on The Washington Post.
Friday, October 5, 2012
City Council Members Ryan Spiegel and Cathy Drzyzgula weigh in on Wednesday night's debate. What did you think?
Voters in a Patch poll of Maryland believe President Barack Obama swung and missed in Wednesday night's opening debate, with more than 80 percent saying they believe Republican challenger Mitt Romney emerged the victor. We want to hear your reactions to the first debate and two of Gaithersburg's City Council Members and a local delegate weighed in. Council Vice President Ryan Spiegel: Like Chuck Todd, I was struck by the civility of the debate and the genuine focus on issues and policy differences — perhaps the first such presidential debate since they started being televised. There really weren't any personal attacks or zingers. It was a respectful, albeit passionate disagreement about visions for our future and about policy details. That…
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The primary is on April 3.
Five Democratic candidates for the 6th congressional district seat squared off this weekend in a debate in Gaithersburg. The winner will face the winner of the Republican primary in the general election on Nov. 6. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, a Republican from Buckeystown, has represented the 6th district since 1992. He faces seven challengers. Which of the Democratic candidates do you want to see go on to face the Republican nominee? Take our poll and let us know!
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Tomorrow's forum for Council candidates will be presented in an easy-to-follow format on Patch.
The Asbury Methodist Village Democratic Club will be hosting a forum tomorrow for the candidates running for City Council. But since the event starts at 2 p.m. while most people are at work or in the middle of their busy day, Patch will be live-blogging all the action for you. All you need to do is visit Gaithersburg Patch tomorrow at or shortly before 2 p.m. and click on the article titled "LIVE: Asbury Methodist Candidate Forum" and we'll do the rest. Keep that story open and the story will update every couple of minutes with new content. No need to refresh the page or hit any buttons. Just sit back and enjoy.