September 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

National Voter Registration Day Means the Clock is Ticking

Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day. It serves as a friendly reminder for residents to be prepared for the upcoming election on Nov. 3 — just six weeks away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say it’s critical that you’re registered to vote, and your information is current. “If the mail-in address is different than […]

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September 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

League of Women Voters to Host Virtual Forum for School Board Candidates Oct. 5

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County (LWVMC) will host a virtual forum Oct. 5 for candidates running for Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education. The event will feature the following candidates: At-large candidates: Sunil Dasgupta and Lynne Harris; District 2 candidates: Michael Fryar and Rebecca Smondrowski; District 4 candidates: Shebra Evans and […]

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September 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

What Happens if Someone Photocopies an Online Ballot?

In Maryland, residents will receive applications to request a mail-in ballot to vote in the November 2020 general election. Residents can also request a ballot to be delivered by mail, fax or electronically. Ballots must be completed by hand and delivered by mail or in-person. If you choose to receive an online ballot, you must […]

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September 22, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Muestra de Papeletas de Votación se Enviarán por Correo esta Semana

Las papeletas de muestra comenzarán a llegar a los votantes por correo en los próximos días. Los funcionarios de la Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery dicen que las papeletas de muestra contienen gran información sobre las ubicaciones de los buzones de votación, así como sobre cómo se verá la votación en persona y la […]

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September 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Sample Ballots to be Mailed Out This Week

Sample ballots will start making their way to voters through the mail within the next couple of days. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say the sample ballots have great information about ballot drop-box locations, as well as what voting in person and voting by mail will look like. Official ballots will be mailed out […]

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September 18, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Board of Education Candidate Talks With High School Students About Virtual Learning

Montgomery County Board of Education candidate Sunil Dasgupta talked with students from local high schools Thursday night about their experiences with virtual learning and what they think could be done better. “I want to come out of this [pandemic] stronger. I want to come out of this not with the old normal. I want to […]

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September 18, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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September 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Candidates Forum for Circuit Court, Board of Education Races Scheduled for Monday

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and Lincoln Park Historical Foundation are co-hosting two virtual candidates forums on Monday, Sept. 21 starting at 6 p.m. The forums include the candidates for the Board of Education races at 6 p.m. and the candidates for Judge of the Circuit Court race at 8 p.m. There are three Board of […]

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September 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral de Montgomery Urge Solicitar el Voto por Correo lo Antes Posible

Las personas en todo el país están comenzando a recibir avisos del Servicio Postal de los EE.UU. con respecto a la preparación de la votación por correo. Si bien el mensaje recomienda a los votantes que soliciten las papeletas de votación por correo al menos 15 días antes del día de las elecciones, la Junta […]

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September 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Advises to ‘Plan Ahead’ for Mail-In Deadlines

People throughout the nation are starting to get notices from the U.S. Postal Service regarding vote-by-mail preparation. While the message recommends voters to request mail-in ballots at least 15 days before Election Day, Montgomery County Board of Elections says that’s cutting it too close and that residents should do it even sooner. The Board of […]

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