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Program Description


The Administration program of the Board of Elections includes budget development; fiscal control; administration of personnel and contractual issues; procurement; program planning and evaluation; and coordination and cooperation with Federal, State, and local government agencies, elected officials, and political organizations. This includes ensuring that the requirements of Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act are met by providing all election related materials in both English and Spanish languages. The program is also responsible for providing accessible voting for all registered voters and coordinating all technology needs and activities with the State and County technology systems. Finally, the program is responsible for programming and coordinating resources for a voting system comprised of voting machines, express poll books, and printers and required peripheral equipment for deployment to polling places and early voting centers within Montgomery County.

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
Percent of required voting units per precinct that were operable on election day100%100%100%100%100%
Number of electronic poll books prepared and used on election days8951,0649951,042995
Number of voting booths prepared and used on election days3,2494,5154,5154,5154,515
Total ballots cast (000s)300482130258310

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved363701916.45
Enhance: Paid advertising and public outreach400000.00
Enhance: Electronic Poll Book Replacements118210.00
Decrease Cost: Anticipated State Board of Elections Billing for Voting System Lease Expenses-3205720.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.266691.00
FY19 Approved339493717.45