Junta Electoral Insta al Voto por Correo, Trump Propone Posponer Elecciones

El proceso de elecciones generales de 2020 tendrá un aspecto diferente en comparación con años anteriores debido a la crisis de salud de COVID-19. La Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery está proporcionando información,...

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County Board of Elections Strongly Recommends Vote-By-Mail Option

The 2020 General Election process will have a different look compared to previous years due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The Montgomery County Board of Elections is providing information to help make voting as easy and as safe...

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In ‘Still Standing,’ Hogan’s Goes From Personal Loss to Becoming ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Gov. Larry Hogan’s memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic and the Toxic Politics that Divide America” was released Tuesday. In the memoir, Hogan details his life from his childhood...

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Maryland Legislators Call on State to Mail Ballots to All Registered Voters

The Maryland federal delegation is calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to send out mail in ballots to all registered voters prior to the November general election and to reconsider his directive to open all polling locations. During his...

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State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District...

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Board of Elections Searching for Election Poll Workers

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is currently seeking election poll workers for the upcoming presidential election on November 3. “Planning to vote in person? Help us help others by becoming an election poll...

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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 31, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral Insta al Voto por Correo, Trump Propone Posponer Elecciones

El proceso de elecciones generales de 2020 tendrá un aspecto diferente en comparación con años anteriores debido a la crisis de salud de COVID-19. La Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery está proporcionando información, en inglés y español, para ayudar a que la votación sea lo más fácil y segura posible para los residentes, el […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Board of Elections Strongly Recommends Vote-By-Mail Option

The 2020 General Election process will have a different look compared to previous years due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The Montgomery County Board of Elections is providing information to help make voting as easy and as safe as possible for residents on November 3. During his press conference on July 22, Governor Larry Hogan said […]

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July 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In ‘Still Standing,’ Hogan’s Goes From Personal Loss to Becoming ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Gov. Larry Hogan’s memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic and the Toxic Politics that Divide America” was released Tuesday. In the memoir, Hogan details his life from his childhood growing up in Maryland with a father who worked in politics to his experience battling the coronavirus pandemic as the governor of Maryland. […]

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July 23, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Legislators Call on State to Mail Ballots to All Registered Voters

The Maryland federal delegation is calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to send out mail in ballots to all registered voters prior to the November general election and to reconsider his directive to open all polling locations. During his press conference July 22, Hogan said the upcoming election will “be an all-of-the-above election with the most […]

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July 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District Superintendent Jack Smith announced July 21 that for at least the first semester, schools will operate virtually here. When students […]

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July 21, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Board of Elections Searching for Election Poll Workers

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is currently seeking election poll workers for the upcoming presidential election on November 3. “Planning to vote in person? Help us help others by becoming an election poll worker!,” said the Board of Elections in a tweet Tuesday. Despite being in the midst of a global pandemic, Governor Hogan […]

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘The View’ Cohosts Confront Hogan About South Korea COVID-19 Test Kits, Mail-In-Voting

Gov. Larry Hogan made an appearance on ABC’s “The View” Monday. Among the topics cohosts grilled Hogan on included the progress of Maryland’s 500,000 coronavirus tests kits from South Korea and his stance on mail-in-voting for the upcoming 2020 presidential election: Hogan also discussed the 2015 in Baltimore protests and his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: […]

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July 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Board of Elections Works on November Voting Plans

At its July 20 meeting, members of the Montgomery County Board of Elections discussed how best to hold the November election during a global pandemic. Currently, there is a shortage of both election judges and polling places, according to the BOE. Earlier this month, Gov. Larry Hogan decided to hold an in-person election throughout Maryland. […]

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July 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Mayor Seeking Re-Election: One of ‘the Best and Toughest Jobs I’ve Ever Had’

Kate Stewart, who has been mayor of Takoma Park since 2015, just announced she is seeking another term. She officially kicks off her campaign July 26 at a 2 p.m. Zoom meeting. “Being mayor in the city is one of the best and toughest jobs I’ve ever had,” she said, adding she particularly relishes “the […]

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