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For Immediate Release:  January 13, 2016


Candidate Filing Deadline Approaches


The Board of Elections wishes to remind anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2016 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 3, at 9 p.m. Montgomery County individuals interested in running for Board of Education (Districts 2, 4, and At-Large) may file a Certificate of Candidacy with the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 210, in Gaithersburg. Candidates for all other offices on the 2016 Primary ballot should contact the Maryland State Board of Elections for deadlines and filing locations. 


The Montgomery County Board of Elections is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday through Friday, and will be open to accept filings on Tuesday, February 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. To arrange an appointment, please contact Christine Rzeszut at 240-777-8585.


For more information, call 240-777-VOTE, visit, the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.


Your Time, Your Voice, Your Vote!


Media Contact:  Marjorie Roher, 240-777-8625


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