January 2018

29 JanSierra Club Endorses Jawando for County Council At-large


The Montgomery County group of Sierra Club, representing 6,000 people across the county, today endorsed Will Jawando, candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large, in the Democratic primary set for June 26.

In its endorsement statement, local Sierra Club group singled out “significant and measurable solutions” to climate change as a priority for this election. Jawando, a father of three and civil rights attorney who grew up in Silver Spring and has worked to engage diverse communities in the environmental justice movement, welcomed the endorsement.

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18 JanJawando on Amazon and Montgomery County


Will Jawando, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large, issued the following statement following news that Amazon is considering Montgomery County for a second U.S. headquarters.

“Montgomery County is open for business. We have a top-notch workforce, an information-technology infrastructure and the quality of life to draw the kind of employees that Amazon will need,” Jawando said.

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13 JanWill Jawando Reports $29,000 From 355 County Donors


In his first campaign finance report to the Maryland Board of Elections since launching his campaign three months ago, Will Jawando reported grassroots contributions of more than $29,000 from 355 Montgomery County donors, out of a total of more than $37,730 from 453 people.

Jawando had filed to qualify for Montgomery County’s public financing prior to the Sept. 16 formal kickoff of his campaign for an At-Large seat on the Montgomery County Council. The June 26 Democratic primary will decide which four candidates among the crowded field will appear on the November general election ballot.

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