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October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

graphic of the Montgomery County Council Districts

County Council Creates Commission on Redistricting

The Montgomery County Council is creating a commission on redistricting. County residents who wish to join may apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26. Currently, the county is divided into five council districts, each electing one member to the council. Additionally, four councilmembers are elected at-large. However, ballot questions in the upcoming election could […]

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October 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Board of Elections’ Officials Say Video Suggesting Voter Fraud is Misleading

The Montgomery County Board of Elections set the record straight after a video that went viral shows an election judge writing on someone’s ballot. The video has received thousands of views online and descriptions for the video suggest that the judge is committing voter fraud. According to the board, this is a normal part of […]

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October 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Town of Poolesville Has Sent Its Local Election Ballots to Residents

Official ballots for the Town of Poolesville‘s local election will be available in the mail this week to all of the town’s registered voters. According to a post on the town’s Facebook page, there are different methods of delivery for dropping off a completed ballot. One option is to mail ballots via the postal service. […]

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October 21, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

State U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Warn Marylanders About Election Misinformation

The Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI issued a statement Tuesday warning Maryland voters about election misinformation. The U.S. Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section and the FBI have started a National Voter Disinformation Initiative to combat voter suppression schemes. “The right to vote is one of the most important rights exercised by Americans,” said U.S. […]

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October 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Campaña por el ‘No’ a Dos Preguntas de la Papeleta de Votación

Los miembros de la Coalición de Vote No en la Pregunta B y D, en la papeleta de votación del condado de Montgomery, el Ex-Ejecutivo del Condado Ike Leggett, Carmen Ortíz Larsen, Connie Morella y David Blair, están dando a conocer los detalles del por qué los votantes deberían votar contra estas dos preguntas en […]

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October 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Attorney General Encourages Everyone to ‘Make a Plan’ for Voting

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh spoke to MyMCMedia about the importance of making a plan for voting this election cycle. Related Post: Maryland Attorney General: ‘Voter Intimidation, Voter Harassment is a Crime’ Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

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October 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Hogan Calls Ballot Question 1 ‘Blatant Cash and Power Grab’; Supports Question 2

Just days after early voting for the late President Ronald Reagan, Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday made his position clear on the statewide ballot questions. Question 1 on this year’s ballot proposes a change to the legislative authority over the state budget, saying: “the proposed amendment authorizes the General Assembly, in enacting a balanced budget […]

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October 19, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Montgomery College Will Host Forum With Board of Education Candidates

Montgomery College will host a live forum with the Montgomery County Board of Education candidates Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Shebra Evans (District 4 candidate), Steve Solomon (District 4 candidate), Sunil Dasgupta (At large candidate), Lynne Harris (At large candidate), Michael Fryar (District 2 candidate) and Rebecca Smondrowski (District 2 candidate) will all take […]

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October 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fecha Límite para Solicitar una Papeleta para Votar por Correo es el 20 de Octubre

Para los votantes que opten por votar por correo, la fecha límite para solicitar sus papeletas de votación por correo es el martes 20 de octubre. Es importante tener en cuenta que las papeletas no se enviarán automáticamente por correo a los votantes para las elecciones del 3 de noviembre de 2020. Puede enviar un […]

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October 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Deadline to Request Mail-In Ballot is October 20

For voters who are opting to vote by mail, the deadline to request mail-in ballots is Tuesday, October 20. It is important to note that ballots will not be automatically mailed to voters for the November 3, 2020 election. “You can easily do it on your cell phone- text the letters VBM to 77788,” said […]

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