voter turnout

October 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Election Talk: Josh Kurtz and Doug Tallman on the Montgomery County Elections

Josh Kurtz, the founder of, provides some analysis on the races Montgomery County voters will decide in 2018: the county executive, the Maryland governor’s race and the 6th Congressional District. Plus, Josh and MCM reporter Doug Tallman talk about voter turnout and women on the ballot.

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October 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Election Talk: Voter Turnout

Josh Kurtz, founder of the website, gives his thoughts on what the voter turnout will be this election.  

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August 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Election Changes Designed to Boost Gaithersburg Voter Turnout

Gaithersburg has made changes to the way voters will pick the people who represent them in City Hall. One of the reasons has been to improve voter turnout, which was 9.61 percent in the 2017 balloting. Generally, the city tallies between 10 percent and 12 percent, said N. Lynn Board, city attorney. The changes will […]

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June 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Posts Big Jump in Early Voting, But …

Montgomery County’s early voting data could be a case of a glass half full or half empty. On the half full side, early voting increased about 91 percent from the 2014 primary, according to Maryland State Board of Elections data. On the half empty side, early voting increased from just less than 3 percent of […]

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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Preliminary Voter Turnout Numbers in Takoma Park Look Historic

Despite the rain and cold weather Tuesday, Takoma Park City officials said elections were historic. Preliminary numbers show that for the first time since the 1980s, more than 200 votes were cast in Ward 5. In Ward 2, the voting record hit an all-time voting record of 879 votes so far. Official numbers will be […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here. Van Hollen Victory Crowd celebrates victory by @VanHollenForMD in Democratic senate primary. @mymcmedia — Willie James Inman (@imwilljames) April 27, 2016 Election Results Unofficial […]

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February 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Wallethub Ranks Maryland 8th for Political Engagement Among Black Americans

A study conducted by WalletHub finds that Maryland ranks eighth for political engagement among black Americans. Since February is Black History Month, and with election season in full swing, WalletHub analysts used six metrics to determine where in the United States black Americans are most active in the political process. The six metrics include, voter […]

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August 25, 2015 | Tonia Bui

By the Numbers: Reach Out to Women Because They Vote

Voting is a political action and the easiest way to become politically involved. In the state of Maryland, the voting turnout for women was slightly higher in comparison to men during the 2014 elections. Nationwide, women also outnumber men when showing up to the polls and casting their vote. August 26, designated Women’s Equality Day, […]

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November 5, 2014 | Krista Brick

Montgomery Voter Turnout Third Worst in the State

UPDATED – Montgomery County’s registered voters were the third worst in the state when it came to turning up at the polls or voting early in the General Election, according to the State’s Board of Elections website. The county tallied 38.92 percent of the registered voters who actually voted, according to the unofficial results. That’s behind […]

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October 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Anthony Brown Encouraging Marylanders to Vote (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Anthony Brown, a Democrat running for governor in Maryland, urges residents to vote early or on Election Day. Take a look: Brown was campaigning in Bethesda and Silver Spring on Oct. 28. Early voting continues through Oct. 30. The General Election is set for Nov. 4.

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