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Program Description

  Election Operations

The Election Operations program provides administrative, clerical, and technical support for the conduct of local, state, and federal elections. The Election Operations program assists individuals seeking elective office with candidate filings; delineates and maintains accurate precinct boundaries; prepares and produces various district and precinct maps; administers the results of redistricting; acquires and maintains required polling places; surveys and monitors compliance of handicapped accessibility at all polling places; obtains and provides all polling place supplies and logistics to properly equip the polling places for voting; develops training materials; and recruits and trains election judges to staff early voting sites and polling places.

The Election Operations program conducts an election each fiscal year, according to a four-year election cycle. Year One: Gubernatorial Primary Election/ Year Two: Gubernatorial General Election / Year Three: Presidential Primary Election / Year Four: Presidential General Election.

Program Contacts

Contact Margaret A. Jurgensen of the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 240.777.8523 or Taman Morris of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2771 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Percent of voters rating Election Day polling place as "well run"N/A91%95%
Percent of no-show Election Judges on Election DayN/A4%4%
Number of election judges recruited, trained, and placed per election2,9793,3933,0003,3003,200
Percent of polling places opening on time100%100%100%
Tax dollars saved by leveraging Future Vote students earning Student Learning (SSL) hours $223,986$299,049$187,829

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved316960220.53
Shift: Overtime Pay to Seasonal Temps and Multilingual Pay-390180.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-917701.00
FY21 Approved303881421.53