election day

November 3, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Councilmember Albornoz Preaches Patience on Election Day

Polls in Maryland close at 8 p.m., which means you still have time go out and vote. Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz spoke with MyMCMedia, saying, “It’s important that we be patient during this time because it will take several days for the Board of Elections to go through all of the mail-in ballots.” Montgomery […]

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November 3, 2020 | Staff Writer

District 2 School Board Candidate Solomon Makes Pitch to Voters in Wheaton

MyMCMedia spoke with Steve Solomon—a District 4 candidate for Montgomery County Public Schools’ Board of Education—on Election Day at Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center. Solomon is running against incumbent Shebra Evans, who currently serves as the Board of Education’s president.

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November 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Spokesperson Breaks Down How Voter Results Will Be Released

Election Day is finally here. Voters who haven’t cast their ballot yet have until 8:00 p.m. tonight to do so. Voting results will be released in a very specific way once all the polls have closed in the state of Maryland – not just Montgomery County. MyMCMedia spoke with Montgomery County Board of Elections Spokesperson […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Election Day 2020 in Montgomery County

MyMCMedia has visited several election centers on Election Day 2020. Here’s a look at photos from different locations we went to. Voters at Jane. E Lawton Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase View this post on Instagram Here’s a look at some serious voting energy on Election Day. Several voters came out to cast their […]

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November 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Early Voters Cast Ballots on Eve of Election

Monday is the last day for early voting in Maryland. A day before Election Day, MyMCMedia caught up with early voters at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Remember, most voting centers will be closed on Election Day due to the pandemic.

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November 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Calls for Civility on Election Day

MyMCMedia spoke to County Executive Marc Elrich ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Here’s Elrich’s message to Montgomery County residents: “We need to take a deep breath and find a little bit of civility amongst ourselves,” Elrich said. “Whether you like the winner or not, how you go forward is part of a country that […]

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November 2, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Federal Government Will Be Monitoring Montgomery County on Election Day

The U.S. Justice Department will have staff in 44 jurisdictions throughout the country, including Montgomery County, “to monitor for compliance with the federal voting rights laws,” it announced in a news release Monday morning. The Civil Rights Division is sending personnel to those 44 sites that are located in 18 states. Some of the jurisdictions […]

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October 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections’ Spokesman Explains When Voters Can Expect Results

The countdown to Election Day 2020 is on and voters will be as eager as ever to get results as soon as possible. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ballot counting process will be a little different this year compared to previous elections. MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of […]

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October 22, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Town of Poolesville Has Sent Its Local Election Ballots to Residents

Official ballots for the Town of Poolesville‘s local election will be available in the mail this week to all of the town’s registered voters. According to a post on the town’s Facebook page, there are different methods of delivery for dropping off a completed ballot. One option is to mail ballots via the postal service. […]

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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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