July-August 2017

Figuratively Speaking: Voters in Montgomery County

A look at MoCo voting habits, by the numbers

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Montgomery County is home to almost a million people, but a relatively small number of them decide our local elections. They tend to be women, seniors and homeowners who vote regularly in Democratic primaries. Here’s a look at the county’s registered voters, by the numbers.


Illustration by Amanda Smallwood

Data as of January 2015 unless otherwise noted

Sources: Maryland State Board of Elections, Montgomery County Board of Elections