#mocovotes 2020

October 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Deadline to Request Mail-In Ballot is October 20

For voters who are opting to vote by mail, the deadline to request mail-in ballots is Tuesday, October 20. It is important to note that ballots will not be automatically mailed to voters for the November 3, 2020 election. “You can easily do it on your cell phone- text the letters VBM to 77788,” said […]

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October 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Councilmembers Allowed to Campaign For Ballot Questions

Montgomery County councilmembers are permitted to openly advocate and tweet about their preferences on the ballot questions in the November 3 election even if the results could affect their jobs if they choose to seek reelection. Voters are being asked to decide on the future size of the county council and whether to continue to […]

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October 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Attorney General: ‘Voter Intimidation, Voter Harassment is a Crime’

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is responding to President Donald Trump, who has been raising concerns about voter intimidation in the upcoming 2020 General Election. “Voter intimidation, voter harassment is a crime. It’s a crime under state law, it’s a crime under federal law,” Frosh told MyMCMedia. “If people are intending in Maryland to come […]

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October 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Weeks Out From Election Day, Sen. Kagan Answers Questions About Ballots

Election Day is three weeks away but voting is ongoing. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-17) is engaged with state and county election board matters and helped clarify some ballot questions like where exactly to sign and why internet delivery may not be as convenient as you think. In Maryland, the board of elections must receive mail-in […]

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October 13, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Ranked Fourth Most Politically Active State

Maryland ranks fourth among the most politically engaged states according to a new study. With Election Day only three weeks away, WalletHub released a study Tuesday that breaks down how politically engaged all 50 states are. Scoring each state out of 100, Maryland received a total score of 71.70, just under Colorado’s score of 71.86. […]

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October 13, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hoy Martes 13 es el Último Día para Registrarse para Votar en las Elecciones

¿Está registrado para votar en las elecciones presidenciales del 3 de noviembre? El último día para registrarse para votar en Maryland es hoy martes 13 de octubre. Por lo tanto, para poder emitir su voto en esta próxima elección, asegúrese de verificar su registro de votante haciendo clic en este enlace. Si necesita registrarse, esto […]

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October 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Deadline: Register To Vote in Maryland by Oct. 13

Are you registered to vote in the Nov. 3 Presidential Election? The last day to register to vote in Maryland is Tuesday, Oct. 13. So, in order to cast your ballot in this upcoming election, make sure you check your voter registration by clicking this link. If you need to register, here’s what you can […]

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October 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Acerca Fecha Límite para Registrarse para Votar en las Elecciones Generales

La Junta Electoral del condado de Montgomery, invita a los votantes a que se registren para votar, si aún no lo han hecho, pero también a ejercer su voto por correo. Para ello, se debe solicitar una papeleta y luego debe ser deposita en los buzones disponibles en el condado. MyMCMedia conversó con el portavoz […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous Podcast: Former Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett

Isiah “Ike” Leggett has come out of retirement. But just briefly he says. Leggett, 76, has joined a group including David Blair, Connie Morella and Carmen Ortiz Larsen whose goal is to fight against two questions on the ballot for the upcoming election: Questions B and D. Leggett spoke to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the […]

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