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Election information for Scouts and Leaders

posted Oct 4, 2016, 9:56 PM by Lynn Hamilton   [ updated Oct 4, 2016, 10:02 PM ]
A note from Gilberto Zelaya II at the Montgomery County Board of Elections:

Note that there are some early deadlines in these programs --

[Election related information available seven days a week / Para información electoral (24 horas): www.777vote.org; 240.777.VOTE (8683)]

ATTENTION: Board of Elections is seeking registered voters with Spanish speaking fluency to serve as election judges

 
Board of Elections Launches Recruitment for the "Future Vote" Program

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking school-age students, grades 6-12, to participate in its "Future Vote" Program. Future Vote students will serve as Election Day student aides during the 2016 Presidential General Election on Tuesday, November 8.  There are also opportunities for students to assist the Board of Elections with a variety of activities before Election Day.

Students and their guardians must attend mandatory training to participate in the Future Vote Program and, if applicable, students will receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credits.  Most students work in precincts near their home. This initiative combines civic participation and the opportunity to observe democracy in action.
The Future Vote Program is available to all Montgomery County students within public, private, independent, religious or home-schools.  U.S. citizenship is not a pre-requisite and students with bilingual and American Sign Language skills are encouraged to apply.

In the 2012 Presidential Election, more than two thousand Montgomery County students participated in the Future Vote Program, including 473 students with bilingual skills and 15 students who were available at polling places to assist voters using American Sign Language.

Interested parents/guardians may register their student(s) before October 5 online by following the instruction provided below.
How to Register 
  1. Provide Parent/Guardian NAME, DATE of BIRTH and E-MAIL to receive temporary password (here)
  2. Retrieve temporary password from e-mail account provided.
  3. Click "Sign-In" to complete application process by typing in temporary password and e-mail provided at preregistration (here)
  4. Follow system prompt to change temporary password.
  5. Complete Future Vote application by selecting training date and precinct location/shift during the online registration.
  6. Parent/Guardian and child(ren) must attend mandatory training to serve.
  7. Additional instructions provided at training.
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