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Voting advocates and community members ask Board of Elections to reconsider White Oak Recreation Center early-voting decision

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 27, 2019

10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27
White Oak Community Recreation Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20904

What: Montgomery County Councilmembers Tom Hucker & Will Jawando will host a news conference on Friday, Sept. 27, to highlight the need for a 12th early-voting site in the county and to ask the Board of Elections’ to reverse its recent decision to reject it. To reverse its decision, the board would need to hold an emergency meeting on Monday, Sept. 30, which is the state deadline for early-voting site recommendations from counties.


  • Councilmembers Tom Hucker & Will Jawando
  • State Delegate Eric Luedtke
  • County Executive Marc Elrich (expected)
  • Joanne Antoine, executive director, Common Cause Maryland
  • Diana Conway, president, Montgomery County Women's Democratic Club
  • Daniel Koroma, activist
  • Julio Murillo, Casa in Action

When: Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

Where: White Oak Recreation Center, 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring, Md 20904

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Media contact: Tom Hucker, 240-481-4825; Dave Kunes, 240-777-7960

Release ID: 19-312
Media Contact: Dave Kunes 240-777-7960