Vote411.org for the 2020 General Election is now live. Get a head start and learn about candidates on your ballot and what they have to say in response to League questions. Answers are in English and Spanish (where provided.)
The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County publishes a non-partisan Voters' Guide a month before the primary and general elections. The Guide contains unedited candidate statements and, for the General Election, explanations of the ballot questions.
The General Election Voters' Guide is now available electronically here. Paper copies will be mailed about the first week of October. A limited number of additional paper copies will be available at the League office in early October. Call 301-984-9585 for more details.
Voters' Guide in English
Voters' Guide 2020 General Election Printed Edition. Information about the Maryland General Election, offices on the ballot, ballot questions, and candidate responses to most questions posed by the League.
Voters' Guide 2020 General Election, Expanded Edition – Contains candidate responses to ALL questions posed by the League. Some questions and answers were not printed in the printed edition due to space limitations.
Guía de Votantes en Español – Nueva Edición 2020
Guía de Votantes Elección General 2020es, Edición Impresa – Información sobre las Elecciones Generales en Maryland, cargos en la boleta, preguntas en la boleta, y las respuestas de los candidatos a la mayoría de las preguntas planteadas por la Liga. Guía publicada como un Suplemento de El Tiempo Latino en la edición de octubre 2.
Guía de Votantes Elección General 2020es, Edición Ampliada – Incluye respuestas en español de los candidatos a todas las preguntas planteadas por la Liga. Debido al espacio limitado, algunas preguntas y respuestas no se incluyeron en la edición impresa.
Board of Education Candidate Forum
View the virtual candidate forum that was held on Monday, October 5 to learn about the Board of Education candidates on your ballot.
Where can I find a Voters' Guide?
The deadline has passed to receive a mailed copy of the 2020 General Election Voters’ Guide from our printer. Call our Voter Hotline on 301-984-9585 for information on where you may find a copy when it is available in early October.
Research Report by LWVMC on Voters’ Guide
A League research report shows that Voters’ Guide users are more confident than those who rely on other sources of candidate information and are also more likely to vote in every contest on the ballot. Read the full study to learn how delivering the Voters’ Guide to newly registered voters and voters in low-turnout precincts affected voter participation. (Download Report | Appendices)
Call the English VOTER HOTLINE (301-984-9585) or the Spanish VOTER HOTLINE (240-780-8338) for answers to questions about voting and the election – Monday – Friday, from 10am – 6pm, through November 3.