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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 the polling places. In 2018, an eleventh early voting center will be added in Olney. Early voting centers will be open for 8 days, 10 hours each day, including Saturday and Sunday.

An example of a four-year election cycle, is shown below.

Year One: Federal, State and County Primary Elections (FY18)
Year Two: Federal, State and County General Elections (FY19)
Year Three: Federal Primary Elections (FY20)

Year Four: Federal General Election (FY21)

Program Contacts

Contact Margaret A. Jurgensen of the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 240.777.8523 or Bryan Hunt of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2786 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Number of designated polling place equivalents per election312312322322322
Percent of polling places opening on time100%100%100%100%100%
Percent of provisional ballots that were issued because of a clerical error0%0%0%0%0%
Percent of election judge compliance with chain of custody procedure100100100100100
Number of election judges recruited, trained, and placed per election2,6743,5563,2003,4003,200

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved303769021.53
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.76874-1.00
FY19 Recommended311456420.53