Be an Informed Voter

Learn About Maryland's State and Local Candidates

Find campaign events near you!


WDC will hold its Candidate Forums at the Silver Spring Civic Center after the filing deadline.  Mark your calendar for the County Executive Forum (Thursday, March 22, 7:00-9:00) and the Gubernatorial Forum (Tuesday, April 24, 7:00-9:00). You won't want to miss these opportunities to learn about your candidates.

Visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Here you will find a list of all candidates running for office. You can search by your district, at the Montgomery County level, and more. The listed candidates will have links to their official websites and social media accounts.

Visit the official Maryland Democratic Party Calendar to keep up to date with candidate and political events.

Paul Bessel is keeping three different lists on his website. Visit his site to view:

  • List of 2018 Candidates in Montgomery County, Maryland 
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Upcoming Free Political Events
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Upcoming Pay-to-Attend Events