Montgomery County Board of Elections

June 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 1, in Montgomery County

After a long weekend, it is the first week of June. Summer is getting closer and many high school students are already out of school. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Superintendent Retires: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has officially retired. Starting today Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight serves […]

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November 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Monday’s Results Certification Officially Wraps Up 2020 General Election

The Montgomery County Board of Elections counted the last batch of ballots last week, and the next step was the audit and certification process, which recently wrapped up. According to officials, the procedure included hand counting and matching every signed Voter Authority Card submitted during early voting and election day. Certification of results for the […]

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November 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Counts Last Batch of Ballots

The Montgomery County Board of Elections counted the last batch of provisional ballots this week. According to officials, there was about a 79% turnout of voters for the 2020 election — a 6% increase compared to 2016. MyMCMedia spoke with Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Montgomery County Board of Elections to learn more. THE END […]

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November 5, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Election Workers Continue Counting Mail-In-Ballots

The Montgomery County Board of Elections began processing the remaining mail-in-ballots on Thursday. The canvassing process began at 1:30 p.m. and will run until 6 p.m. The next canvass will be on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 9:30 a.m. Residents can watch the process via live stream. Canvassing will continue as needed until all ballots are […]

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November 5, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 5, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.Vote-By-Mail Ballot Canvassing Continues: The Montgomery County Board of Elections will resume processing remaining Vote-by-Mail ballots today at 1:30 p.m. The process continues after Election Day, with each day’s results added to the previous day’s total until all ballots are counted. Click […]

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November 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections Prepares to Process Remaining Mail-In Ballots

Although Election Day has passed, the local Board of Elections is still working. More Vote-by-Mail ballots have to be processed which is referred to as the “canvass.” “We have at the moment scanned in as received about 331,000 mail-in-ballots… we have accepted around 175,000… so you will see those voter records flip from received to […]

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November 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 4 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. They will be joined by Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, of the […]

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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 | 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 | Jordan Lindsay

Voters Line Up Early to Cast Ballots in Downtown Silver Spring

Voters took to the polls throughout Montgomery County to cast their ballot on Election Day. People started to line up at the Silver Spring Civic Building before the voting site’s doors opened at 7:00 a.m. MyMCMedia was there to capture it all. I’m at the Silver Spring Civic Building where voters were lined up right […]

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