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Sep. 2, 2010
The deadline to request by mail, fax, or e-mail an absentee ballot for Maryland’s primary election is next Tuesday, Sept. 7. Any registered voter in Maryland may request and vote by absentee ballot.
A voter who wishes to vote by absentee ballot must request an absentee ballot in writing and sign the request. An application can be printed from the State Board of Elections’ web site at www.elections.state.-md.us or requested by telephone, in writing, or in person at the voter’s local board of elections. Addresses and contact information for the local boards of elections are available at www.elections.state.md.us.
A local board of elections must receive a completed and signed absentee ballot application:
•If mailed, by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, or
•If faxed or e-mailed, by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
The Garrett County Board of Elections is located at 2008 Maryland Highway, Mtn. Lake Park, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Local persons may telephone the office at 301-334-6985.