Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Voter turnout at the polls in Chevy Chase was low in the morning and early afternoon for the 2012 Maryland Primary, precinct chairs said.
Voter turnout at the polls in Chevy Chase for Maryland's primary was not very high, precinct chairs said midday. "It's been very light," said Mildred Nance, branch manager of the Chevy Chase Library, a Chevy Chase polling location. At North Chevy Chase Elementary School, voter turnout was low throughout the morning and early afternoon, said Joan Moyers, the Democrat precinct chair for the North Chevy Chase neighborhood. Sarah Stout, the vice-Democrat chair for the precinct, added that a low turnout in early voting can make it difficult to predict how voter turnout on the actual voting day will be. By 10 a.m., only 51 people had voted at North Chevy Chase Elementary School—32 Democrats, 18 Republicans and 1 non-affiliated voter. In that …
Maryland's Republican "moderate middle" will matter on Tuesday.
Will former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s lead in Maryland turn into a win in Tuesday’s GOP presidential primary? Romney has a 17-point advantage over former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum in Maryland, according to a poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports on Wednesday. It showed Romney is supported by 45 percent of Maryland Republicans, Santorum by 28 percent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by 12 percent and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) by 7 percent. Even though officials aren’t predicting a high turnout in Maryland on Tuesday, it is expected to be an important day in the presidential race, when the “moderate middle of the Maryland GOP will be relevant,” according to The Washington Post. “There are more of us in this state than in others, …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Know where to go for the April 3 primary election.
Polls will be open in Montgomery County on primary election day (April 3, 2012) from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. In Chevy Chase, the following locations will serve as polling places: To find out which location is yours, use the search tool on the Maryland State Board of Elections' website. Sample Republican, Democratic and non-partisan Montgomery County ballots are also available for viewing on the state elections board website. The only non-partisan positions listed on the Montgomery County ballot on April 3 are the position of at-large member of the county school board and the position of county school board, second district, representative.
Tuesday, April 3, is primary election day in Maryland.
Tuesday, April 3, is the last chance to vote in the primary presidential election of 2012 in Maryland. Polls will be open in Montgomery County on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. In Chevy Chase, the following locations will serve as polling places: To find out which location is yours, use the search tool on the Maryland State Board of Elections' website.
Head to the polls to vote for at-large candidates along with representatives for District 2.
Across the nation, voters may be focusing on the Republican presidential primary, but Montgomery County residents can focus on the education of their children by casting a vote for their school board representatives. This year, one of the at-large seats and seats in Districts 2 and 4 are up for grabs. The District 4 seat will be decided in November, with Christopher Barclay and Annita Seckinger vying for the position. Seven residents serve on the Board of Education at all times—two at-large members and five members representing geographical districts. Members are elected to four-year terms. With a population of over 207,000, District 2 serves the Winston Churchill and Richard Montgomery clusters, along with parts of Northwest, Quince …
Head to the polls Tuesday to vote for at-large candidates for the county board of education.
Romney, Santorum and Gingrich may be the stars of Maryland’s Tuesday primary election, but Montgomery County residents will also have the chance to cast votes for school board representatives. This year, one of the at-large seats and seats in two districts, districts 2 and 4, are up for grabs. (The district 4 race only has two candidates and both will automatically advance to the November general election.) Seven residents serve on the Montgomery County Board of Education at all times—two at-large members and five members representing geographical districts. Members are elected to four-year terms. Four residents are competing for the at-large seat: Lou August—Owner of a high-tech business and father of four MCPS-educated children, August …