MEETING OF THE
Samuel Statland, President
Nancy Dacek, Secretary John Sullivan
Margaret Jurgensen, Director
Sara Harris, Deputy Election Director
Betty Ann Lucey, Registration Manager
Paul Valette, Operations Manager
Marjorie Roher, Administrative Specialist
Renee Adams, Election Aide
Mr. Statland called the meeting to order at
Letter to 17 Year Olds
Mr. Statland reported that a letter is being sent to 17 year olds explaining that if the individual is a registered voter, they are entitled to vote in the Primary Elections if they will be turning 18 by the General Election. Mr. Statland announced that he contacted the Board of Education about publicizing this matter on the P A systems so that 17 year olds are aware that they can vote. Mr. Statland reported that the Board of Education had agreed to make an announcement. Ms. Jurgensen distributed the letter for review and asked the Board for a motion to approve mailing it. A motion was made by Mrs. Dacek to approve mailing the letter. The motion was seconded by Mr. Garson and carried unanimously.
Ms. Jurgensen distributed maps showing electioneering boundaries to the Board for review. A motion was made by Mrs. Dacek to approve the electioneering sign maps as submitted. The motion was seconded by Mr. Garson and carried unanimously.
Tabulation of Canvass Results
Ms. Jurgensen reported that she participated
in an emergency conference call with
A motion was made by Mrs. Dacek to table discussion until further direction is received from the State Board of Elections. The motion was seconded by Mr. Sullivan and carried unanimously.
Election Judge Appointments
Ms. Jurgensen submitted a list of Election Judge Appointments to the Board for review. A motion was made by Mrs. Dacek to approve the Election Judge Appointments as listed. The motion was seconded by Mr. Garson and carried unanimously.
Polling Place Review
Mr. Statland asked for a motion to approve target precinct locations. A motion was made by Mrs. Dacek to approve target precincts. The motion was seconded by Mr. Sullivan and carried unanimously. Ms. Jurgensen stated that Board members will receive various locations to visit to verify that judges are performing their duties according to Maryland Law. Ms. Jurgensen distributed checklists that Board members may utilize at polling places. She briefly explained what members should look for noting that they are to introduce themselves to chief judges, check for signs in both languages, look at provisional postings and applications for signatures, and thank judges for their efforts while emphasizing that their job is to enable people to vote. Mrs. Harris noted that members should advise judges that the provisional ballot application has to be signed by voters in two places.
Ms. Roher stated there are no media assignments at this time. She provided the Board with her contact information and noted that she will be in her office by on Election Day. Ms. Roher reminded the Board to have their cell phones charged and on so she can contact them if needed by She noted problems in the past with reaching Board members when they were needed. Ms. Roher stated that the only item currently on the calendar is the swearing in of the Board of Canvassers at on Election Day, and suggested that they arrive at Ms. Roher then documented the locations where Board members would be on Election Day.
With no further business, a motion was made by Mr. Garson to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Mr. Sullivan and carried unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at
Marjorie M. Roher
APPROVED BY THE BOARD:
Samuel L. Statland