board of elections

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 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Gives Closer Look at Mail-In Ballot Counting Process

Montgomery County Board of Elections continues to process thousands of mail-in ballots that voters have returned. Vote-by-Mail ballots are opened by Election Judges. The process is referred to as the “canvass.” Canvass day three was held at the Plum Gar Recreation Center in Germantown on Tuesday. Residents were also encouraged to see how the process […]

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October 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Weeks Out From Election Day, Sen. Kagan Answers Questions About Ballots

Election Day is three weeks away but voting is ongoing. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-17) is engaged with state and county election board matters and helped clarify some ballot questions like where exactly to sign and why internet delivery may not be as convenient as you think. In Maryland, the board of elections must receive mail-in […]

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August 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral Brinda Actualizaciones Importantes sobre las Elecciones

La nueva Proclamación del gobernador Larry Hogan para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre incluye cambios notables. Los funcionarios de la Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery dicen que hay muchos detalles importantes que los residentes deben conocer cuando se trata de votar. La votación anticipada se llevará a cabo del 26 de octubre […]

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August 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Provides Important Updates About November Election

Governor Larry Hogan’s new Proclamation for the November 3 General Election includes a lot of notable changes. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials says there are many important details for local residents to be aware of when it comes to voting. Early voting will be held from October 26 to November 2 in Montgomery County. 11 local early […]

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August 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID Testing: There are three free COVID-19 testing site options available in Germantown and Wheaton today. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more options. 2. Lap Swimming Reservations: Lane reservations for lap swimming are now […]

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July 21, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Board of Elections Searching for Election Poll Workers

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is currently seeking election poll workers for the upcoming presidential election on November 3. “Planning to vote in person? Help us help others by becoming an election poll worker!,” said the Board of Elections in a tweet Tuesday. Despite being in the midst of a global pandemic, Governor Hogan […]

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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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