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Vote Gabe Albornoz for Montgomery County Council At-Large on Tuesday, July 19th. Here’s how.

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Ike Leggett
“I am endorsing Gabe because I want to elect someone who is going to engage our communities and honestly tackle all challenges in a balanced and fair manner. Gabe is truly an outstanding public servant, and he stands among the best and brightest young leaders –not only in Montgomery County, but in the entire nation.”

Ike Leggett

Former County Executive of Montgomery County

Ike Leggett
“I don't want you to take Gabe Albornoz for granted for one second – somebody of his integrity, somebody of his heroic work ethic, somebody of his deep knowledge of our county, and somebody of his public spirit is something to be treasured.”

Jamie Raskin

U.S. Representative District 8

All Endorsements


  • Jamie Raskin, U.S. Representative (District 8)
  • David Trone, U.S. Representative (District 6)


  • Craig Zucker, Maryland State Senator (District 14)
  • Brian Feldman, Maryland State Senator (District 15)
  • Susan Lee, Maryland State Senator (District 16)
  • Cheryl Kagan, Maryland State Senator (District 17)
  • Jeff Waldstreicher, Maryland State Senator (District 18)
  • Will Smith, Maryland State Senator (District 20)
  • Nancy King, Maryland State Senator (District 39)
  • Marc Korman, Maryland State Delegate (District 16)
  • Alfred Carr, Maryland State Delegate (District 18)
  • Emily Shetty, Maryland State Delegate (District 18)
  • Jared Solomon, Maryland State Delegate (District 18)
  • Charlotte Crutchfield, Maryland State Delegate (District 19)


  • Ike Leggett, former County Executive of Montgomery County
  • Catherine Leggett, former First Lady of Montgomery County
  • Evan Glass, Montgomery County Council Vice President (At-Large)
  • Will Jawando, Montgomery County Councilmember (At-Large)
  • Hans Riemer, Montgomery County Councilmember (At-Large)
  • Andrew Friedson, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 1)
  • Craig Rice, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 2)
  • Sidney Katz, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 3)
  • Nancy Navarro, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 4)
  • John McCarthy, State’s Attorney for Montgomery County
  • Darren M. Popkin, Sheriff for Montgomery County


  • Jud Ashman, Mayor of the City of Gaithersburg
  • Jeffrey Slavin, Mayor of the Town of Somerset
  • Neil Harris, Councilmember City of Gaithersburg


  • CASA in Action
  • Montgomery County Education Association
  • SEIU Local 500 & 32BJ
  • Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Rescue Association
  • Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35
  • MCGEO UFCW Local 1994
  • Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR)
  • Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association
  • Steamfitters UA Local 602
  • Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5

Supported by:

  • Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Senator
  • Tom Perez, former U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate
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“We need trusted and effective leaders who can work with all levels of government and diverse stakeholders to achieve shared goals. I have made bridge-building a cornerstone of my career.”

Gabe Albornoz

Ike Leggett
“I have had the opportunity to work with Gabe since he served in the Cabinet of Ike Leggett. Gabe is an outstanding and committed public servant. In his role on the Council he has been an invaluable partner to our Delegation and has helped deliver for countless Montgomery County residents. We need Gabe on the council for his leadership and his ability to deliver. I'm so proud to endorse my friend for another term.”

Craig Zucker

MD State Senator, District 14

Ike Leggett
“I'm delighted to support Gabe for a second term on the County Council. He has been an effective and dedicated public servant his entire career. We need experienced leaders that know how to bring us together to tackle challenging issues. Gabe is one of those leaders.”

David Trone

U.S. Representative, District 6

The Albornoz Family.


Thank you for your support.

I am choosing to access the County’s new public finance option for my campaign which matches donations with public funds.

To access public funds, candidates may only accept contributions between $5 and $250 from individuals. All can and are encouraged to donate, but only Montgomery County residents’ donations will be matched.

To Donate by Check, please make check payable to Gabe for Council, print and complete this form and mail it to:

Deborah Williams, Treasurer

P.O. Box 546

Garrett Park, MD 20896

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  • Primary: Tues. June 28, 2022
  • Early Voting: June 16 through June 23, 2022
  • General: Tues. November 8, 2022

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A Message from Gabe

While the last year and half for our community has been overwhelming and tragic, I have been inspired at the way our community, public sector, health care professionals, non-profit organizations and business leaders have stepped forward to lead, support, and innovate.

I am very optimistic that the lessons learned from this last year and momentum to implement change will help ensure that Montgomery County builds back stronger in a more equitable and sustainable way.

We all succeed when we all succeed.

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Second term Priorities

There’s work to do.

Many of our County residents continue to feel the full impact of the pandemic and have not recovered. We must fully address the systemic issues that led to disparities that were exacerbated over the last 18 months, strengthen our economy and meet this moment.

Public Health

Continue the coalition building to strengthen our public health system take advantage of new and emerging technology such as telemedicine and implement policies that make access easier and the quality of care higher.

Public Safety

Ensure community trust and support more training and support for first responders. Expand on efforts to enhance proven community policing models and partnerships and continue policy efforts to minimize access to illegal firearms.


Expand enrichment and out-of-school time programming that provides programming and support for families. Invest in more mental health support for students and establish more career-ready initiatives.

Economic and Workforce Prosperity

Continue to create a policy environment that makes it easier for businesses to launch or grow and ensure that we more intentionally connect our priorities such as transportation and housing to economic development. Invest more in workforce development opportunities at the college and work training level.


I will work with key stakeholders to ensure green policies and initiatives are implemented to curb climate change, and that the goals of our County’s new Climate Action Plan are achieved. Diverse voices will help us in our efforts to protect our environment, and I will make it a priority to ensure they are included.


Continue efforts to ensure a comprehensive approach to transportation challenges that takes into account unique challenges in each of our communities.

Senior Citizen Population

Will continue efforts to ensure that our aging population is able to affordably and safely live in their communities; ensure recreation and workforce development opportunities for 50 + residents and expand programs such as Adult Medical Day Care to help both aging seniors and caretakers.

Improve Support Services for Developmental Disability Community

Enhance support for organizations that serve the DD community, expand workforce opportunities for people with differing abilities, and provide more support for caretakers.

Support New Arriving Residents

Ensure that newly arriving immigrants are more effectively connected to services and opportunities, and provide easier access to jobs, housing and community services.