For Immediate Release:  June 5, 2018


Voters have two weeks to request an application to vote by mail for the June 26 Gubernatorial Primary Election.  The deadline for receipt of your completed application to vote by mail is June 19 at 8:00 p.m. if mailed, or by 11:59 p.m. if faxed to 240-777-8560 or e-mailed to

The vote by mail application may be found online on the Board of Elections website at or  Follow all instructions and return the completed -signed- application by mail, fax, or e-mail.  Ballots will be mailed within approximately three business days. 

Voters may also submit a written request, as long as it is legible and includes the following information: name, date of birth, Montgomery County address, the address to which you want your ballot sent (if it is different than your Montgomery County address), daytime telephone number, and signature.  The absence of any of this information could result in a delay in processing the application.

If you wish to pick up a ballot in person, you may do so at the Board of Elections at 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 210 in Gaithersburg, at any time between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. through Election Day.  The elections office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  During Early Voting (June 14 - 21) the office is open from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m., and on Saturdays, June 2 and 23, the office is open for voting from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Sundays, June 10 and 24, the office is open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Election Day, June 26, we will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  If you need to pick up a ballot for another person, call 240-777-8550 for details about serving as an agent. 

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, call 240-777-VOTE, visit , the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.

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Media Contact:  Marjorie Roher, 240-777-8625