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November 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierre Electoral con Aumento en la Participación de Votantes en Montgomery

La Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery contó el último lote de boletas provisionales esta semana. Según los funcionarios, hubo aproximadamente un 79% de participación de votantes para las elecciones de 2020, un aumento del 6% en comparación con 2016. MyMCM habló con el Dr. Gilberto Zelaya de la Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery […]

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November 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Counts Last Batch of Ballots

The Montgomery County Board of Elections counted the last batch of provisional ballots this week. According to officials, there was about a 79% turnout of voters for the 2020 election — a 6% increase compared to 2016. MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections to learn more. THE END […]

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November 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Joins Fellow Governors for Call with President-Elect Biden

Gov. Larry Hogan joined a bipartisan group of governors on the National Governors Association (NGA) conference call Thursday afternoon with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Hogan was the NGA chair from July 2019 to June 2020, but he’s still on the bipartisan leadership team as an at-large member. The 10 governors currently serving […]

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November 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan: ‘The Time Has Come’ for Trump to Concede

Gov. Larry Hogan spoke at the Ronald Reagan Institute Monday afternoon about the future of the Republican Party and his book, “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” During his appearance, Hogan was interviewed by Reagan Institute Director Roger Zakheim and said that President-elect Joe Biden had […]

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November 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Mayor, Councilmembers Sworn In

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart and the six members of council, all incumbents, were sworn in Nov. 16. Stewart, who has been mayor since 2015, defeated Roger Schlegel Nov. 3 by a vote of 4,083 to 2,386. A total of 6,549 residents cast ballots out of the city’s 13,562 registered voters. According to Takoma Park […]

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November 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Conducts Annual Sweep to Remove Political Signs

After Monday, the numbers of those all-too-familiar political signs will diminish in public places. The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services will be removing all political signs Monday that are on county roads’ right of way during their annual sweep. Candidates must remove their signs from polling places immediately after the site is closed. Their […]

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November 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Tops Own Record for Same Day Voter Registration

Maryland voters set a record for same day registration and neared the record high for same day address changes, according to the state Board of Elections. During early voting, 12,728 Marylanders registered to vote at the same time they filled out their ballot. The previous record was from the 2016 general election when 7,884 people […]

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November 5, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Election Workers Continue Counting Mail-In-Ballots

The Montgomery County Board of Elections began processing the remaining mail-in-ballots on Thursday. The canvassing process began at 1:30 p.m. and will run until 6 p.m. The next canvass will be on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 9:30 a.m. Residents can watch the process via live stream. Canvassing will continue as needed until all ballots are […]

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November 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

78 Por Ciento de los Residentes de Montgomery Participaron en las Elecciones 2020

La Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery comenzó a procesar las papeletas restantes por correo el jueves. El proceso de escrutinio comenzó a la 1:30 p.m. y se extenderá hasta las 6:00 p.m. El próximo escrutinio será el sábado 7 de noviembre a las 9:30 a.m. Los residentes pueden ver el proceso a través de […]

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November 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

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Ortman-Fouse: Voting is ‘Fundamental to the Backbone of our Democracy’

Former Montgomery County School Board member Jill Ortman-Fouse traveled to North Carolina, where she was raised and attended school, to help make sure that anyone whose mail in ballot was questioned had the opportunity to fix it and have the vote counted. After knocking on “dozens and dozens of doors,” she said she realized that […]

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