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For Immediate Release:  May 23, 2018

 

ALTERNATE POLLING PLACES AVAILABLE

 

If you vote in the State of Maryland, you are assigned to a specific polling place. This is important because there are different local contests on the ballot. However, in some situations – accessibility concerns or religious principles - you may request a different polling place.

 

Accessibility Concerns:  For the 2018 Gubernatorial Elections, all Montgomery County polling places are compliant with Maryland State Board of Elections accessibility guidelines. Contact the Board of Elections if you have concerns about an accessibility issue for a specific disability.

 

Religious Principles:  If your assigned polling place is a religious institution, and entering that site conflicts with your religious beliefs and practices, you may request a nearby polling place. Reassignment request forms are available from the Maryland State Board of Elections at http://www.elections.maryland.gov/pdf/Request_for_Accessible_Polling_Place.pdf, by calling Christine Rzeszut at 240-777-8585, or by e-mail to christine.rzeszut@montgomerycountymd.gov.  Your request must be received by 9 p.m. June 5, 2018, for the Primary Election.

 

If a substitute polling place with the same contests on the ballot is not available, you may prefer to vote at an Early Voting Center or by mail. 

 

Early Voting will be held from June 14 - 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at eleven Montgomery County locations. For more information, see www.777vote.org

 

For information on voting by mail, call 240-777-8550, or e-mail absentee@montgomerycountymd.gov. Your application for a ballot by mail must be received by June 19, 2018. 

 

For other election information, call 240-777-VOTE, visit www.777vote.org, the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at http://elections.maryland.gov, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Your Time, Your Voice, Your Vote!

 

Contact:  Marjorie Roher, 240-777-8625

MD Relay 1-800-735-2258

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