Elrich Maintains Slim Lead In County Executive Race

After 11 days of canvassing, the incumbent County Executive hangs on to a slim lead in the race for the Democratic candidate on the November ballot. As of Wednesday evening around 10 p.m. when the numbers were posted Marc Elrich was ahead of his opponent David Blair by a mere 154 votes. Elrich claimed 51,883 votes compared to Blair’s 51, 729. The margin between the two candidates is less than 2 tenths of a percent.

No votes will be counted tomorrow but starting Friday morning at 10 a.m. activity resumes at the Germantown campus of Montgomery College.And the Board of Elections has already scheduled a canvass for Saturday as well. According to the website, additional dates will be scheduled if needed.

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