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March 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s an Updated List of County Closures and Cancellations

Social distancing has become the new norm as we conform to life during the coronavirus pandemic. Although schools and public facilities are closed, some Montgomery County offices remain open for business and a few operations are continuing. However, officials say residents should expect changes to public services. Below is an updated list of closures throughout the […]

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February 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Board of Elections Recruiting 1,500 Students for ‘Future Vote’ Program

Middle and High School Students Needed for ‘Future Vote’ Program The Montgomery County Board of Elections seeks students from grades 6-12 to participate in the Future Vote program. Students may serve as Election Day student aides during the 2020 Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday, April 28 and during Primary Early Voting which is scheduled for […]

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September 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Elections Board Accused of Voter Suppression

Board Chair Calls Allegation ‘A Political Attack’ Political, community and labor leaders called on the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Friday to reverse its earlier decision to add the county’s 12th early voting site at the White Oak Recreation Center. Councilmember Tom Hucker, who represents White Oak, called the board’s Sept. 16 decision a […]

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September 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Elections Accepting Vote by Mail Applications

Any voter who wants to vote by mail may request an application for the Nov. 6 Gubernatorial General Election. Voters who request a vote by mail ballot and then vote during early voting at an early voting center or vote on Nov. 6 at their polling place will vote a provisional ballot. In order to […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Absentee Ballots Available at Montgomery County Board of Elections

Montgomery County voters who missed the deadlines to vote by mail or online for the June 26 Gubernatorial Primary Election may still pick up an absentee ballot in person at the Board of Elections office. If you are unable to vote during Early Voting (June 14 – 21), or at your assigned polling place on […]

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June 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Deadline to Apply for Absentee Voting for the Primary Election is June 19

Voters in Maryland have the option to vote by mail (absentee voting) for the June 26 Gubernatorial Primary Election. The deadline to submit an application to vote by mail is June 19. To apply for a vote by mail ballot, visit the Board of Elections – www.777vote.org – and select Absentee Voting. Follow the instructions for […]

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May 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

June 5 is Deadline to Register to Vote in June Primary

The Deadline to Register to Vote or Update an Existing Voter Registration before the June Primary is June 5 Montgomery County residents planning to vote in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election must be registered to vote no later than June 5 at 9 p.m. Voter registration closes at that time and remains closed until July […]

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April 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Jane de Winter, Elaine Apter, Gabriel Carrera, and Gilberto Zelaya. Mooers and the panel discuss the recent teacher strikes around the country with Jane de Winter, the League of Women Voters position on gun control legislation in with Elaine Apter, scams that […]

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February 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 20, in Montgomery County

Here is Tuesday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Goucher Poll: One of the best indicators of how Marylanders are thinking — the Goucher Poll — will start its three-day rollout today. Expect to see news stories about Marylanders’ approval ratings for Gov. Larry Hogan, President Donald Trump, Sens. Chris Van Hollen […]

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February 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Maryland Candidate Filing Deadline is Just Two Weeks Away on Feb. 27

The Board of Elections is reminding anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2018 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 27 at 9 p.m. Montgomery County individuals interested in running for County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, […]

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