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The people in Washington County, as citizens in a democracy, will have the protection of their fundamental rights – the right to vote and have that vote counted.
To comply with the statutory obligations in the administration of elections and voter registration and to conduct elections in Washington County that will protect the fundamental rights of citizens in a democracy.
In support of this mission, we are committed to:
Serving as an agent for the federal and state government to fulfill mandated programs;
Providing easy access for voter registration;
Conducting fair and honest elections with security and integrity maintained in the casting of ballots, canvassing of votes and reporting of election results;
Encouraging citizen awareness of, and participation in, the election process;
Utilizing community resources as a vehicle for publicity and voter education.
The Board is composed of five members each serving a term of four years. The members are appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the State Senate, from lists proposed by the County Central Committees of the two major political parties.
The Board of Elections is responsible for the planning and supervision of all County, State and Federal Elections held in Washington County, as well as the City of Hagerstown. Elections are administered using the Maryland Constitution, Registration and Election Laws of Maryland and Title 33 of the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).
Marty Lumm, President
Tammy Downin, Vice President
Bill Blazes, Secretary
Connie Mozingo, Assistant Secretary
Jim Schultheis, Board Member
Brian Kane, Board Attorney
The Washington County Board of Elections meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00PM at the Washington County Election Center, 17718 Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740, unless otherwise stated. Board meetings are open to the public, with the exception of Executive Sessions. If you wish to speak at a board meeting, you must get prior approval from the board. Due to space limitations, please inform the staff if you plan to be in attendance.
The next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 3:00PM. The minutes for the November 9, 2021 meeting will be posted below as soon as they are approved by the board.
Previous Board Minutes
left to right: Tammi Derr, Program Specialist,
Cory Green, Program Assistant, Carl Dayley, Program IT Specialist, Barry Jackson, Deputy Director, Kaye Robucci, Director, Teresa Morningstar, Program Supervisor
To request past minutes not displayed above, contact us here.
Governor Larry Hogan paid a visit to the office staff after the first offsite cabinet meeting of his administration was held in Hagerstown.