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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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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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October 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Long Lines for Some Early Voters

Long lines greeted voters on the first day of early voting.

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June 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, June 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Josiah Henson Leadership Conference: Montgomery Community Media and the Montgomery Parks Foundation host the Josiah Henson Leadership Conference. The conference addresses the local legacy, history and challenges facing Montgomery County’s African Americans and people of African ancestry. The conference runs from […]

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June 13, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Early Voting Starts Thursday

Early voting starts Thursday, and Democrats face tough questions on their ballots. First, there are nine names listed as gubernatorial candidates. One, former Montgomery County Councilmember Valerie Ervin, announced Tuesday she was giving up her bid after failing to get ballots reprinted. She started out the election season as the running mate of Baltimore County […]

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May 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

The Capitals are in the Stanley Cup finals with Wednesday’s win against Tampa Bay Lightning! Here are five things to know for Thursday, May 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Business: The Montgomery County Council takes their final vote on the $5.6 billion operating budget and $4.5 billion six-year capital budget. Here is the full […]

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May 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Solar Fields: Join Montgomery Parks for a ceremony marking the opening of the first solar fields installed on parkland at the South Germantown Recreational Park. Read Doug Tallman’s story, Solar Panels Powering Montgomery Parks for more information. 2. Free Deck Inspections: […]

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May 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session:  The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a special appropriation to the County Government’s Fiscal Year 18 Operating Budget on  funding legal representation for residents detained for deportation proceedings. 2. Congressional Forum on Election Security: U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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May 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Here are five more things to know for Monday, May 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Vietnam Veterans Remembered: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will unveil the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at 1 p.m. at Memorial Plaza, which is adjacent to the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., […]

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