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Councilmember Elrich on Social Media and Politics (Video)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Marc Elrich says social media may not be that effective in getting people to the polls for the primary election.


Residents Line Up to Cast Ballot on First Day of Early Voting in Silver Spring (VIDEOS)

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Early voting began today in the state of Maryland and in Montgomery County dozens of residents lined up inside the Silver Spring Civic Center early this morning to cast their ballot. MyMCMedia caught up with those residents, some who were in line 30 minutes before the polls opened, and talked to them about this year’s […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Early voting begins today in the state of Maryland. Find out more in our MoCo Vote Blog. 2. Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting its grand opening today. 3. Luis Reluzco, the man charged with hitting and killing Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, […]

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MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

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EARLY VOTING BEGINS THIS WEEK If you want to avoid long lines on Election Day, then you may want to cast your ballot early. In Montgomery County, early voting takes place from Oct. 27 – Nov. 3 at ten locations across Montgomery County. Find out more in this report, below: DID YOU MISS THE VOTER […]

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Council President Nancy Floreen Touts New Bill to Create Property Tax Credit for Seniors at News Briefing (VIDEO)

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At her weekly briefing today, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen announced that she’s introducing a bill at this week’s County Council meeting that would create a new property tax credit for residents who are 65-years-old and who have lived in the same dwelling for at least 40 years. Retired members of the U.S. armed […]

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By the Numbers: Registered Voters in Montgomery County (VIDEO)


The Presidential General Election is less than one month away on Nov. 8, and early voting takes place from Oct. 27 – Nov. 3. There are over 644,488 registered voters in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Board of Elections (BOE) spokesperson Marjorie Roher provides a breakdown of registered voters as of Sept. […]

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Five Things to Know About The Upcoming Election (VIDEO)


Election Day is Nov. 8th. Find out what you need to know before going to the polls in this report, below: Visit the Board of Elections website for more information.

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MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

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The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here. Van Hollen Victory Crowd celebrates victory by @VanHollenForMD in Democratic senate primary. @mymcmedia — Willie James Inman (@imwilljames) April 27, 2016 Election Results Unofficial […]

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When to Expect Election Results (VIDEO)


The Presidential Primary Election is April 26. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. So when should voters expect election results? Board of Elections Spokesperson Marjorie Roher said results from early voting will be released right after the polls close. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: For complete election […]

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Kathleen Matthews Cast Her Ballot Today (VIDEO)

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Kathleen Matthews, a Democrat running for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, cast her ballot today in Chevy Chase. She was joined by her husband, Chris Matthews, and her children. Find out what she is thinking about this election in this MyMCMedia Extra, video, below:

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Last Day to Vote Early, Over 1,000 Cast Ballots Early in Silver Spring on Wednesday


Today is the last day to cast your ballot early in the Presidential Primary Election in Maryland. There are ten early voting locations in Montgomery County, and the busiest center, by far, has been the Silver Spring Civic Building. On Wednesday, 1,057 early voters cast their ballots early at the Silver Spring location. Despite a […]

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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