& Voters' Guide 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.) Candidate responses are available four weeks prior to an election. You can also register to vote via vote411 and find other useful election information for your state.

Click here to view a sample of the Voters' Guide for the 2020 General Election

Voters' Guide

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 explanations of the ballot questions for the General Election.

Requests for a mailed Voters’ Guide must be received by May 13 to receive the 2022 Primary Election Voters’ Guide

Sign Up to Receive a 2022 Primary Election Voters' Guide

To receive a copy of the 2022 Primary Election Voters' Guide in June 2022 or email letting you know when candidate information is available online in, provide your contact information here.

Candidate Forums

Primary elections coming in July! Learn about the candidates by “attending” a candidate forum. Our League is sponsoring or co-sponsoring the following forums with our program partners.

  • Board of Education candidates - Online Event – Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. For more information click here. Register here.
  • County Executive, County Council at Large, and Council District 5 candidates. The East County Citizens Association plans to conduct three in-person forums at the East County Community Recreation Center in Silver Spring. LWVMC is a co-sponsor.
    • County Council District 5 – Monday, May 23 at 7:00pm in-person. Flyer
    • County Council at large – Monday, June 6 at 7:00pm in-person. Flyer
    • County Executive – Wednesday, June 8 at 7:00pm in-person. Flyer


Voter Hotline

Have questions about the election? We will again staff a Voter Hotline from June 20 through July 19, Monday – Friday, from 10am to 4pm. An experienced League member will be available to answer your questions. Details to follow.

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)