Montgomery Co. executive: Democrat Elrich declares victory after commanding lead in 3-way race; Floreen concedes

WTOP, Jack Moore

WASHINGTON — Democrat Marc Elrich, a veteran county council member, opened up a commanding lead over his two challengers in the race for Montgomery County executive, declaring victory late Tuesday night after his closest competitor conceded.

As of 11 p.m. Tuesday with 60 percent of precincts reporting results, Elrich was carrying nearly 65 percent of the vote. Read More >>