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June 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Releases Figures on Ballots Received, Counted

The Montgomery County Board of Elections released the number of ballots received and counted for the 2020 Presidential Primary Election. According to the Montgomery County Board of Elections, here are the preliminary turnout figures as of June 15 at 10:25 a.m. : 670,375 eligible active registered voters in Montgomery County 671,273 Vote-by-Mail sent 4,584 regular ballots […]

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May 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration Deadline is Wednesday

The deadline to register to vote in the June 2 primary election is Wednesday, May 27. This is also the deadline to change party affiliation or update a voter’s address. Tomorrow, 5/27 is the deadline to register, update your information or change party affiliation for the primary election. You can register or update your registration […]

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April 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 8 and it marks the beginning of the eight-day Jewish holiday, Passover which commemorates the freedom of Israelites from ancient Egypt. Happy Passover to those celebrating! Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Board of Elections Selects Voting Centers:  Montgomery County Board of Elections meets via […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Board of Elections Seeks Feedback on Voting Centers for June 2 Election

Montgomery County Board of Elections is conducting a telephone meeting Wednesday to select voting centers for Maryland’s June 2 Presidential Primary Election. On April 2, the Maryland State Board of Elections adopted a plan for the Presidential Primary Election. The plan — which would need to be approved by Gov. Larry Hogan — requires local […]

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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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