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For Immediate Release:  September 13, 2016

VOTE BY MAIL APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Any registered voter who wants to vote by mail may request an application online to vote in the Presidential General Election as long as they have a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID card.  If you request a vote by mail ballot, it will be your official ballot and you will not be able to vote on the paper based, digital image scan voting system at the polls on Election Day on November 8, or during Early Voting, October 27 – November 3.

To apply for a vote by mail ballot, visit our website –  www.777vote.org – and select Vote by Mail.  Follow the instructions for completing the application which may be mailed, faxed (240-777-8560) or e-mailed  absentee@montgomerycountymd.gov ) to the Board of Elections.  To obtain an application for another person, please call  240-777-8550 for detailed information.

   The deadlines for receipt of your completed application are as follows:

  •          If you want your ballot mailed to you, your deadline is Tuesday, November 1, 2016. If you mail or deliver this form, your election office must have it by 8 pm. If you fax or email it, they must have it by 11:59 pm.
  •          If you want to print your on-line delivery ballot from the State Board of Elections’ website, your deadline is Friday, November 4, 2016. If you mail or deliver this form, your election office must have it by 5 pm. If you fax or email it, they must have it by 11:59 pm.

After the aforementioned dates, absentee ballot applications need to be requested in person at our office – 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 210, in Gaithersburg.  The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  During Early Voting, October 27 – November 3, the office is open from 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 and November 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; on October 22 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Sunday October 23 and November 6 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Montgomery County Board of Elections wishes to remind voters that impersonating another voter or casting a ballot on behalf of another person is a crime. If you see or hear of any attempted vote fraud, contact the State Attorney’s Office at 410-576-6300 or 1-888-743-0023 toll free in Maryland or via TDD at 410-576-6372.

For more information on voting by mail call 240-777-VOTE, visit  www.777vote.org , our mobile app at m.montgomerycountymd.gov/elections, the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at  http://elections.state.md.us, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.

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Media Contact:  240-777-8625

Montgomery County Board of Elections · P.O. Box 4333 · Rockville, MD 20849-4333 · elections@montgomerycountymd.gov
PHONE 240-777-8500 · FAX (240) 777-8600 · Maryland Relay: 1-800-735-2258
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