Vote 2014

Vote by Mail Deadline Nears for General Election

Voters have one week to request an application to vote by mail for the Nov. 4 Gubernatorial General Election.BOE Board of Elections Doors 450x280

The deadline for receipt of your completed application to vote by mail is Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., or by 11:59 p.m. if faxed to 240.777.8560 or e-mailed to If you would prefer to print your ballot from the State Board of Elections’ website, your deadline is Friday, October 31, 2014, by 5 p.m., or by 11:59 p.m. if faxed or e-mailed.

The vote by mail application may be found online at 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 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 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, from October 23 – 30, the office is open from 8:30 a.m. through 8 p.m. and on Saturdays, October 11 and November 1, the office is open for voting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you need to pick up a ballot for another person, call 240.777.8550 for details about serving as an agent.

If you are a voter with a disability and need an accessible online ballot marking tool to vote independently, request an absentee ballot and ask that the ballot be provided via the State Board of Elections’ website.



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