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FILING OPENS FOR CANDIDATES FOR THE
2022 GUBERNATORIAL Primary Election
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2021
(Frederick, MD) – Tuesday, February 23, 2021 is the first day for an individual to file as a candidate for the June 28, 2022 Primary Election. Under State law, an individual must file a Certificate of Candidacy; the filing location depends on the office sought. All federal and state candidates file a Certificate of Candidacy at the State Board of Elections (SBE), located at 151 West Street, Annapolis, MD. Local candidates in Frederick County file at the Frederick County Board of Elections, located at 340A Montevue Lane, Frederick, MD.
In addition to filing the Certificate of Candidacy, all candidates must pay a filing fee at the appropriate board of elections. State and local candidates must also provide evidence that the candidate has filed a financial disclosure statement and established a candidate committee at SBE.
Due to COVID-19, the Board’s office remains closed to the public, so the Frederick County Board of Elections is asking that candidates open their campaign committee online at the state’s web site at https://campaignfinance.maryland.gov/ prior to making an appointment to file their candidacy in person at the Board’s office. Candidates can make an appointment for filing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or leaving a message at 301-600-VOTE (8683).
The 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, and the 2022 Gubernatorial General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Additional election-related dates and forms are available at www.elections.maryland.gov. For more information, contact the Frederick County Board of Elections at 301-600-VOTE (8683) or the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-VOTE (8683) or www.elections.maryland.gov or www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/Elections.
CONTACT: Stuart Harvey, Election Director