By Kevin O’Rourke Republican challenger Dick Jurgena is challenging Democratic incumbent Craig Rice for the District 2 County Council Seat. Jurgena—a 75-year-old, cowboy hat wearing small business owner—is a Darnestown resident whose main campaign battle cry is ending one-party rule in Montgomery County. “There is currently only one elected official in all of Montgomery County who is not a Democrat,” said Jurgena on his campaign website. “I believe that is creating such one-s
By Kevin O’Rourke Nine candidates are vying for the at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council this year. The Council is made up of nine members, of which five represent the each of the five districts in the county. Those members are elected by their districts. The remaining four members are elected as at-large members. At-large members are elected by and represent all of the residents in the county. Germantown is represented by District 2 Council Member and current Coun
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