Maryland State Board of Elections

September 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Resident on Voting Experience: ‘I Felt That My Ballot Was Safe and My Vote Had Been Received.’

The November 3 election is less than 40 days away, and Maryland voters are starting to get ballots in the mail. The first set of emails to domestic voters who requested a ballot by web were also sent this week, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials says […]

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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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July 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Slam Hogan for Rejecting Universal Mail-In-Ballots in November

Gov. Larry Hogan announced in a statement Wednesday that he’s directed the State Board of Elections to conduct normal, in person voting—as well as early voting—for the presidential election on November 3, “with enhanced voting options in light of the #COVID19 pandemic.” In a letter to State Board of Elections Chairman Michael Cogan, Hogan said, […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Harris and Dasgupta Currently Lead At-Large School Board Race

Montgomery County Board of Education at-large candidates Lynne Harris and Sunil Dasgupta are leading the race, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections.  The vote count was last updated at 11:43 a.m. Harris has 28.1 percent of votes (16,460). Dasgupta has 18.1 percent (10,594). Candidate Stephen Austin follows the two with 15.8 percent of […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Board of Elections Seeks Feedback on Voting Centers for June 2 Election

Montgomery County Board of Elections is conducting a telephone meeting Wednesday to select voting centers for Maryland’s June 2 Presidential Primary Election. On April 2, the Maryland State Board of Elections adopted a plan for the Presidential Primary Election. The plan — which would need to be approved by Gov. Larry Hogan — requires local […]

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November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

2020 ‘I Voted’ Stickers to Be Determined by Student Art Contest

Maryland student artists can compete in the “I Voted” Sticker-state Elections competition and have their original artwork printed on voting stickers in 2020. The Maryland State Board of Elections partnered with the Fine Art Competition of the Maryland State Department of Education for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit designs for a chance to […]

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November 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

Maryland BOE Tests New Voting Machines With Nov. 3rd Rockville Election (VIDEO)

The Maryland Board of Elections launches its new electronic voting machines with the city of Rockville elections Nov. 3rd. The machines are a combination of old and new techniques which brings back the paper ballot. Rock11 Now has more. Visit our PEG partner Rock11 Now to view more of its programming.

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February 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Executive 2014 Race Update

UPDATED The deadline to declare candidacy for the Montgomery County office of County Executive is at 9 p.m. on Feb. 25. As of 1 p.m. on  Feb. 24, four candidates have filed their candidacy in the race for County Executive: Phil Andrews, Democrat, filed on 4/17/13, Doug Duncan, Democrat, filed on 02/24/14, Isiah Leggett, […]

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October 22, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Sites in Montgomery County

On Oct. 21, the Montgomery County Board of Elections designated the nine early voting locations for the 2014 gubernatorial primary and general election. This is the final list of site pending the approval of the Maryland State Board of Elections. Early voting for the primary election will occur from June 12 –  19, 2014. Early voting for […]

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March 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Lessons Learned From 2012 Election

Recently, the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee, chaired by Council President Nancy Navarro along with committee members, Valerie Ervin and Hans Riemer, heard testimony from Montgomery County Board of Elections President Mary Ann Keefe, Margaret Jurgenson, Election Director, Montgomery County Board of Elections, and Linda Lamone, State Administrator of Elections. Council President and Committee […]

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