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Candidates swarm Montgomery races

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

38 vie for at-large seats as voter-approved

term limits take effect

A veritable phone book of candidates has filed to run in the primaries for Montgomery county executive and County Council, buoyed by open seats created by voter-approved term limits and the promise of public campaign financing.

At the Tuesday night deadline for filing, the number of candidates seeking the seat held by outgoing County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) held steady at six Democrats and one Republican. ...