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Frederick County wants you to Vote Safe-Vote at Home-Vote by Mail. Registered and eligible voters will automatically receive a primary election ballot in the mail. There was a delay in the post office delivery of many ballots to Frederick County voters from the Maryland State Board of Elections. You should receive your ballot no later than next week. Voters who have not received their ballot by Tuesday, May 19, should notify our office.
Due to the difficulty in making a late date change on the ballot, the date printed at the top of the ballot is incorrect. The date on the ballot is the original date for the primary election, April 28. The changed date for the election does not affect how your ballot is counted.You must be registered with the Democratic or Republican parties to vote for President and most other contests in the June 2nd Primary Election. If you are not registered with either party, you’ll only be eligible to vote for Board of Education candidates. You can check your registration status and party registration at https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/VoterSearch. The deadline to update your party affiliation, address or to register to vote is Wednesday May 27, 2020.If you would like your ballot delivered to you electronically or want your ballot mailed to a different address, please submit a request. You can submit a request online or via paper form. If you use a paper form, read the instructions, enter the required information, print the form, sign it, and return it to your local board of elections. You can return it by mail, fax, or email (scanned as attachment).
Online if you have a Maryland’s driver’s license or MVA-issued ID card https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/OnlineVoterRegistration/InstructionsStep1.
Absentee ballot application for 2020 elections (PDF) https://elections.maryland.gov/voting/documents/Special_Election_Absentee_Application.pdf
You can mail your voted ballot as soon as you vote it. All voted ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, June 2, 2020. The return envelope for the voted ballot will have prepaid postage so it can be mailed.
You may also return your voted ballot at drop off locations from May 21, 2020 through June 2, 2020. Ballots may be placed in the drop boxes anytime from May 21, 2020 until 8:00 pm on June 2, 2020, when voting ends. The three drop box locations are listed below.
Frederick County Board of Elections340A Montevue Lane, Frederick, Maryland 21702William R. Talley Recreation Center121 N Bentz St, Frederick, MD 21701Urbana Regional Library9020 Amelung Street, Frederick, Maryland 21704In-Person Voting – Tuesday June 2, 2020 7am until 8pmLimited in-person voting will be available at the William R. Talley Recreation Center in downtown Frederick, and at Urbana Regional Library on June 2 from 7am-8pm for those that need to vote in person.NOTE: There are only two vote centers available in Frederick County. There will be a limited amount of election judges so that we can continue to abide by social distancing requirements. Voters should consider the exposure of COVID-19 to the individuals that must vote in-person so that we can avoid long wait times and lines. Voters should visit a vote center only if they need to. The in-person voting locations for June 2, 2020 are listed below.William R. Talley Recreation Center121 N Bentz St, Frederick, MD 21701Urbana Regional Library
9020 Amelung Street, Frederick, Maryland 21704
Vote at home.
Vote by mail.