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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 24, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

José Andrés’ Latest Initiative: Providing Meals at Polling Locations Around the Country

Celebrity chef and Bethesda resident, José Andrés, announced Chefs For The Polls, an effort to feed people at polling locations across the country on Election Day. World Central Kitchen and its partners launched Chefs For Polls with plans to mobilize restaurants and food trucks to provide hot meals for voters on Election Day, Nov. 3, […]

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September 18, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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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 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Emphasize Important Deadlines for Voters

The 2020 U.S. Presidential General Election is less than 60 days away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say two important deadlines are approaching that voters need to be mindful of: Voter Registration Postmark Deadline – Tuesday, October 13 Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline– Tuesday, October 20 “Montgomery County voters [should] be cognizant of that little nuance that could […]

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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 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 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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August 11, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Votes Will Be Cast at Centers, Not Local Polling Places

With not nearly enough election judges signed up to work election day and fears of long lines during the global pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation saying he agreed with the Maryland State Board of Elections’ plan to open vote centers throughout the state rather than using individual local voting places. The BOE unanimously […]

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April 21, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Primary Presidential Election Voting Will Be Held By Mail

The June 2 presidential primary election will now take place by mail due to Gov. Larry Hogan’s new election procedures during the pandemic, the Board of Elections announced. Marylanders need to submit their voter’s registration or any updates to their voting record by Wednesday, May 27.  Because Maryland holds closed party primaries, only registered Democratic or […]

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