September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Friedson: ‘Votes Are Starting to Be Counted Beginning October 1’

Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson spoke to MyMCMedia Friday in Bethesda about how Marylanders are starting to receive their ballots for the Nov. 3 General Election. Friedson said the county council has been pushing for secure ballot drop boxes throughout the county. He noted that voting is officially underway and, “for the first time ever,” […]

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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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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 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 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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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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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 19 and here are five things to be aware of in Montgomery County. 1. It’s The First Day of Spring: Despite the stress and anxiety caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there’s still a reason to smile 😊. Spring has arrived earlier this year making it the earliest in more than 100 […]

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June 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Computer Glitch Will Affect Nearly 19,000 Maryland Voters on Tuesday

Nearly 19,000 registered Maryland voters need to vote using a provisional ballot Tuesday because of a computer glitch at the Motor Vehicles Administration. How many are Montgomery County voters isn’t known, said Marjorie Roher, spokeswoman for the Montgomery County Board of Elections. Montgomery has about 17 percent of voting population in Maryland. The glitch — […]

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May 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Warrior Pose: Gaithersburg continues its Yoga in the Park on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 301-258-6350. […]

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May 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, May 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Measles warning: Montgomery County health officials are warning residents of a confirmed case of  measles. 2. Memorial Day Remembrances: Gaithersburg Flags for our Heroes opening ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m. Rockville Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Monday from 9 a.m. to […]

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