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For Immediate Release:  November 23, 2016


The Montgomery County Board of Elections, sitting as the Board of Canvassers, will reconvene on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at 10 a.m. The Board will process Federal Write In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) which were received from the Maryland State Board of Elections after the Montgomery County Board of Canvassers completed its canvass on Friday, November 18, 2016.  The Montgomery County Board of Elections' staff is working with the State Board staff to obtain additional documentation to assist with determining whether the recently received FWABs meet all the requirements of Federal and State law.  The Montgomery County Board of Elections' staff anticipates completing its research early next week and the Board of Canvassers will process the ballots on December 1, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m.


Media Contact:  Marjorie Roher, 240-777-8625


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