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Montgomery County, Maryland
2018 Recount Information

The Montgomery County Board of Elections certified the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election on July 16, 2018.   Two recount petitions have been filed.
 

PETITION FOR RECOUNT - MARYLAND HOUSE OF DELEGATES DISTRICT 16 - DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

RECOUNT AGENDA
The recount recessed at approximately 7 pm July 20 and will reconvene at 9 a.m. July 21.  The Board manually tabulated 11,613 ballots of the 23,004 official ballots to be recounted.  The remaining ballots are expected to be completed tomorrow.
An election recount has been petitioned or ordered by the court in the contest for Maryland House of Delegates District 16 - Democratic Primary.  The recount process will begin promptly at 9:00 AM on Friday, July 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Board of Elections Warehouse, 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, lower level.
 
Subject to any court order, the petitioner or plaintiff may select the manner in which the recount is conducted.  There are four options to recount votes cast during early voting, on election day or by absentee or provisional ballot: (1) a manual recount of the reports printed from voting units used in early voting, election day, and the absentee and provisional ballot canvasses; (2) a re-scan of voted paper ballots involved in the recount; (3) a manual recount of voted paper ballots involved in the recount; (4) a manual recount of ballot images of voted ballots involved in the recount.  The petitioner has chosen option (3), for all ballots involved in the election for this contest.
Visitors should park in the rear of the building and will be required to have cell phones turned off while in the warehouse during the recount.  Nightly updates will be posted on the results page of this website within two hours of recess.
For questions during the recount process, you may contact the Public Information Office at 240-777-8625.  Calls will be returned as quickly as possible, in the order they are received, during the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.


PETITION FOR RECOUNT - MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE - DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

An election recount has been petitioned or ordered by the court in the contest for Montgomery County Office of County Executive - Democratic Primary.  The recount process will begin promptly at 9:00 AM on Monday, July 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Board of Elections Warehouse, 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, lower level.
 
Subject to any court order, the petitioner or plaintiff may select the manner in which the recount is conducted.  There are four options to recount votes cast during early voting, on election day or by absentee or provisional ballot: (1) a manual recount of the reports printed from voting units used in early voting, election day, and the absentee and provisional ballot canvasses; (2) a re-scan of voted paper ballots involved in the recount; (3) a manual recount of voted paper ballots involved in the recount; (4) a manual recount of ballot images of voted ballots involved in the recount.  The petitioner has chosen option (3), for all ballots involved in the election for this contest.
Visitors should park in the rear of the building and will be required to have cell phones turned off while in the warehouse during the recount.  Nightly updates will be posted on the results page of this website within two hours of recess.
For questions during the recount process, you may contact the Public Information Office at 240-777-8625.  Calls will be returned as quickly as possible, in the order they are received, during the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.





 
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