Early Voting: By The Numbers (PHOTOS)


Potomac resident Catherine Conway voted for the very first time on June 12.

Early voting is now underway at nine designated early voting centers in Montgomery County.

Potomac resident Catherine Conway (18) voted for the first time on June 12 when she cast her ballot at the Executive Office Building in Rockville.

Conway described the experience as “exciting.”

“There were way more people on the ballot than I expected,” Conway said.

During the first four hours on June 12 in Montgomery County, there were 1,388 ballots cast countywide. In case you are wondering, there are 676,084 registered voters in the county.

The busiest voting centers were in Silver Spring, Rockville, Wheaton and Gaithersburg.

Here’s a breakdown of the early voting numbers on Day 1:


Early Voting Day 1

Mid-County Recreation Center – 93
Executive Office Building. – 246
Germantown Recreation Center – 170
Marilyn Praisner Recreation Center – 177
Silver Spring Civic Building – 295
Activity Center at Bohrer Park – 179
Damascus Recreation Center – 51
Jane Lawton Recreation Center – 177
Wheaton Community Rec. Center- 193

For information on wait times or directions to the Centers, visit www.777vote.org or the mobile friendly website at m.montgomerycountymd.gov/elections.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

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


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