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Civic association to hold candidate forum Sept. 20

The Sandy Spring Civic Association will hold the first in a series of candidate forums Sept. 20, offering the community the opportunity to hear and ask questions of the candidates for county executive, County Council and state’s attorney before for the 2022 election.

At press time, the first three candidates scheduled to attend the Sept. 20 forum were County Councilman Hans Riemer (D-At large), a candidate for county executive; County Councilman Will Jawando (D-At large), who is seeking re-election to his council seat, and Perry Paylor, a Prince George’s County deputy state’s attorney who is a candidate for Montgomery County state’s attorney.

The first forum will be held 7-9 p.m. via Zoom.

To attend, join at
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81601993722?pwd=a1htVXBNZDJiWmR5d1RBdHNPQzhYUT09 or dial 301-715-8592.

The meeting ID is 816 0199 3722 and the passcode is 612768.

Other forums will be held 7-9 p.m. the third Monday of October and November, and again in February, March, April and May.

The civic association wants voters to be well informed before they cast their ballots in county and state elections next year.

Dr. Daryl Thorne, president of the Sandy Spring Civic Association, said members of the organization are eager to engage the community in issues of local importance, and that includes candidates seeking elected office.

The civic association also wants to ensure the candidates understand what issues are important to the community.

To submit a question for the candidates, send an email to [email protected].

For more on the Sandy Spring Civic Association, visit www.sandyspringcivic.com.


    Elections for county and state offices will be held in 2022. The Primary Election is set for June 28, 2022. The General Election is set for Nov. 8, 2022.

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