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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Friedson: ‘Votes Are Starting to Be Counted Beginning October 1’

Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson spoke to MyMCMedia Friday in Bethesda about how Marylanders are starting to receive their ballots for the Nov. 3 General Election. Friedson said the county council has been pushing for secure ballot drop boxes throughout the county. He noted that voting is officially underway and, “for the first time ever,” […]

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September 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Voting Drop Boxes Will Be Located Throughout The County

Del. Eric Luedtke, D-14, designed a map to show where ballot drop boxes will be set up in the county. Currently, only two drop boxes have been set up. They are located at the Montgomery County Board of Elections and Rockville City Hall. Both requests for mail in ballots and completed ballots can be placed […]

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September 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections: ‘Ballot Drop Boxes Are Secure and Under 24-Hour Surveillance’

In the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, there are options for residents when it comes to casting a vote for the November 3 election. For those considering the vote-by-mail option, Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say that ballot drop boxes are safe and secure. “They are under 24-hour surveillance… we will be coordinating with our […]

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September 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Almost 100,000 County Residents Have Requested Write-In Ballots

Montgomery County will have 39 voting centers, 11 of which will also operate as early voting centers, for the Nov. 3 election. The centers are located throughout the county so that 99.6 percent of voters will be within five miles of where they can cast a vote, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections. […]

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August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Calls for More Ballot Drop Boxes

During an Aug. 21 press conference in Gaithersburg on protecting the United States Postal Service, Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass said he reached out to the Maryland State Board of Elections advocating for more ballot drop boxes throughout Montgomery County. Glass made the request out of concern that the “postal service isn’t running as optimally […]

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August 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Board of Elections Continues To Firm Up Voting Plans

More than 90,000 Montgomery County residents already have applied for ballots in the upcoming November presidential election, according to Margaret Jurgensen, Montgomery County Board of Election Director. She could not say how long it will take to process those ballot requests, because the number of requests continues to increase. As of now, there will be […]

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