2022 Primary Election Update: Mail-in Ballots That Were Postmarked by July 19 and Arrive by Friday, July 29, Will Be Counted

by Patrick Herron

Per Montgomery County:
The Montgomery County Board of Elections is continuing to count mail-in and provisional ballots for the 2022 Gubernatorial Primary. Election Day was July 19. Mail-in ballots that were postmarked by July 19 will be counted if they arrive by the deadline of Friday, July 29.

Ballot-counting sessions, referred to as the “canvasses,” have been conducted daily by the Board of Elections since July 21. Those votes are added to the totals of early voting (July 7-14) and Election Day.

The count of provisional ballots started on Thursday, July 28.

All canvasses, which are open to the public, begin at 10 a.m. and are held at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus at 20200 Observation Dr., BE 151/152, in Germantown.

Additional canvass dates will be added to the schedule, based on the available volume of mail-in ballots. A detailed schedule will be available on the Montgomery County Board of Elections website at 777vote.org. Canvasses will be open to the public and it will be livestreamed on the Board of Elections web page.

Statewide certification will follow upon completion of all tabulation. Those results may be found on the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website.

For other election information, call 240-777-8500, visit 777vote.org, the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at http://elections.maryland.gov or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.


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