The Gazette newspapers have reported that, on day one of early voting, the population-rich, Democratic strongholds of
Prince George's and counties led the state. Montgomery
According to the Gazette:
"In Prince George's, 1,482 votes were cast by noon, the most in the state, according to Daneen Banks, deputy elections administrator for the county's Board of Elections.
Montgomery County, 1,154 people voted by noon, with the highest turnout, 310, recorded at a polling site in Silver Spring, said Marjorie Roher, a spokeswoman for 's elections board. The first day of early voting before the primary saw at total of 1,218 votes cast in Montgomery ." Montgomery
Minimally, this offers strong evidence that the strong GOTV effort Democratic officials have promised has in fact materialized.