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Tom Hucker


Councilmember Tom Hucker

About Tom

Councilmember Tom Hucker was elected to the Montgomery County Council in November of 2014 representing the Council’s 5th District. Tom now serves on the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee, as well as on the Public Safety Committee. He also serves as the Council’s Lead Member on the Environment.

Hucker with his family

Tom’s entire career has focused on helping people make government more responsive and effective — first as a community organizer and environmental advocate, as founder of Progressive Maryland, for two terms representing District 20 in the Maryland General Assembly from 2006 to 2014. He serves as a board member of the Progressive States Network, and a consultant for the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Since 2006, Tom has authored and passed over 40 major bills, including historic living wage laws, employee discrimination protections, environmental reforms, and more. Learn more about Tom’s record here.

Tom lives in Silver Spring with his wife Amy, a clinical social worker who works on behalf of at-risk children and families, and their two children Sam and Will.

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