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September 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

National Voter Registration Day Means the Clock is Ticking

Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day. It serves as a friendly reminder for residents to be prepared for the upcoming election on Nov. 3 — just six weeks away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say it’s critical that you’re registered to vote, and your information is current. “If the mail-in address is different than […]

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September 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

What Happens if Someone Photocopies an Online Ballot?

In Maryland, residents will receive applications to request a mail-in ballot to vote in the November 2020 general election. Residents can also request a ballot to be delivered by mail, fax or electronically. Ballots must be completed by hand and delivered by mail or in-person. If you choose to receive an online ballot, you must […]

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September 18, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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September 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Tras Larga Discusión se Permite el Consumo de Alcohol en Algunos Parques

La Junta de Planificación del Condado de Montgomery votó 4-1 para permitir el consumo de alcohol en partes designadas de nueve parques El cambio entra en vigencia el jueves 24 de septiembre y finaliza el 31 de mayo de 2021. Los residentes pueden consumir bebidas alcohólicas, desde las 11 am hasta el anochecer, en algunas […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Much Discussion and Despite Some Concerns, Planning Board Allows Alcohol at Some Parks

The Montgomery County Planning Board voted 4-1 Thursday to allow alcohol in designated parts of nine parks.  The change goes into effect Thursday, Sept. 24 and ends May 31, 2021. Residents can drink from 11 a.m. to dusk in some areas at the following parks: Jesup Blair Local Park,  Acorn Urban Park, Germantown Town Center […]

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September 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections: A Few Thousand Poll Workers Still Needed

Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say there is a high demand for poll workers – especially candidates who are bilingual and Republican. Currently, lots of volunteers have signed up, but the hands-on training sessions are at half-capacity due to a lack of candidates following through on the application process. Without enough poll workers, authorities […]

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September 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral: ‘Las Urnas son Seguras y están bajo Vigilancia las 24 horas’

En medio de la crisis de salud de COVID-19, existen opciones para los residentes a la hora de emitir su voto para las elecciones del 3 de noviembre. Para aquellos que estén considerando la opción de votar por correo, los funcionarios de la Junta Electoral del Condado de Montgomery dicen que las urnas para depositar […]

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September 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Elections: ‘Ballot Drop Boxes Are Secure and Under 24-Hour Surveillance’

In the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, there are options for residents when it comes to casting a vote for the November 3 election. For those considering the vote-by-mail option, Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say that ballot drop boxes are safe and secure. “They are under 24-hour surveillance… we will be coordinating with our […]

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August 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Sen. Kagan Offers Advice for Smooth Voting Process

Marylanders will be mailed applications to request a ballot for the upcoming November election. Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-Montgomery), who represents Rockville and Gaithersburg, offered advice on how to easily make sure your vote is counted. For example, she recommends requesting your application through the post office and not through internet delivery. The 2020 election is […]

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July 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Junta Electoral de Montgomery Busca Jueces Bilingües y Llama a Registrarse

Se acercan las elecciones generales presidenciales de 2020 el 3 de noviembre, por ende la Junta Electoral del condado de Montgomery recuerda a los residentes la importancia de registrarse para participar en las elecciones e invita a voluntarios bilingües para que sirvan como jueces. El Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, Oficial de Información Pública de la Junta […]

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