Board of Elections Gives Closer Look at Mail-In Ballot Counting Process


Montgomery County Board of Elections continues to process thousands of mail-in ballots that voters have returned.

Vote-by-Mail ballots are opened by Election Judges. The process is referred to as the “canvass.” Canvass day three was held at the Plum Gar Recreation Center in Germantown on Tuesday.

Residents were also encouraged to see how the process goes via live-stream. Officials say the canvass process will continue as needed until all ballots are opened and scanned.

MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections to learn more about how the process works:

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