Vote by Mail Applications Now Available
Any voter who wants to vote by mail may request an application online to vote in the Presidential Primary Election as long as they have a Maryland’s 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 April 26, or during Early Voting, April 14 to 21.
To apply for a vote by mail ballot, visit the BOE 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 emailed firstname.lastname@example.org) 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, April 19, 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 ballot from the State Board of Elections’ website, your deadline is Friday, April 22, 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 may only be requested in person at BOE offices – 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, April 14 to 21, the office is open from 8:30 a.m. through 8 p.m., and on Saturdays, April 16 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Montgomery County Board of Elections is reminding 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.