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MC Votes

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MC Votes is a working group of faculty, staff, and students encouraging voter education and engagement at Montgomery College. MC Votes implements the College’s voter engagement plan (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) . MC Votes meets frequently to support collaboration and cross-promotion of voter education and engagement at MC. Anyone is welcome!

Our Goals

  • Support MC’s academic and civic mission
  • Engage politically diverse students and employees
  • Provide information to:
    • Students about voter resources like voter registration forms and nonpartisan voter guides
    • Faculty about curriculum and professional resources
    • Employees about institutional resources like enrichment leave for election workers
    • Community members at large
  • Increase MC student turnout during elections, as measured by our participation in the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE)

MC Votes Co-Chairs

  • Lisa Hackely, Director of Student Life, Rockville
  • Joseph Stumpf, Chair of History and Political Science, Rockville
  • Karla Silvestre, MC Votes convener
  • Gloria Bonilla, Voter Empowerment coordinator

The co-chairs were selected by the vice presidents of Academic and Student Affairs to represent the respective areas of the College. Contact MC Votes to get involved at

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Get Involved

MC Votes Working Group Meetings are held monthly. Please contact Karla Silvestre to be added to the invitation list. If you miss the MC Votes Working Group Meetings, please review the meeting summarynew window.

You can also support MC Votes activities in your classroom, student club or organization, department, or neighborhood. See resources below to help you do that. 


Download material and links to relevant websites

Voter Education and Classroom Resources

Voter Guides


Post-Election Resources

Post-Election Events

  • Track the Results 
    We encourage you to turn to trusted, nonpartisan sources for accurate and current information, such as the Associated Press Election Hubnew window. Visit your state's election website for official information, like Maryland's election resultsnew window.
  • Track Your Ballot
    If you submitted a mail in ballot, you can track your ballot to ensure it has been received and counted. 
  • Election Protection
    If you are experiencing issues getting your vote counted, contact the National Election Protection Hotlinenew window at 866-OUR-VOTE.
MC, Are You Ready To Vote In The MD Primary Elections?
JOIN THE EFFORT! Your voice and participation is important.
Contact Gloria Bonilla at for more information. 
MC Votes Student Ambassadors, Upcoming Elections & Your Class