Leonardtown, MD –Eligible Maryland residents can register to vote and registered voters can make address changes during early voting.If all of the requirements are met, the voter can complete or update their registration, mark, and tabulate his or her ballot at the early voting center.

To register and vote during early voting in St. Mary’s County, an individual must be eligible to vote in Maryland and be a resident of St. Mary’s County. They can go to the early voting center in St. Mary’s County and bring a document proving residency.The documents that prove residency are a Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) issued driver’s license, ID card, or change of address card, or a paycheck, bank statement, utility bill, or other government document with individual’s name and current address.

If a voter is registered but has moved, election officials can process this change at the early voting center in St. Mary’s County.

There is the early voting center inSt. Mary’s County,which will be open from10 a.m. until 8 p.m.Thursday, June 14 through Thursday, June 21(including Saturday andSunday). There is at least one early voting center in every county and 12 counties have more than one center.St. Mary’s County’searly voting center is accessible, with adequate parking and within a convenient driving distance for most voters in the county. The early voting center inSt. Mary’s Countyis located at the Hollywood Firehouse Main Building, 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD 20636.

Same day registration or address change process is only available during early voting.It willnotbe available on Election Day.Party or name changes cannot be processed during early voting or Election Day.

Early voting for the 2018 Primary Election beginsThursday, June 14and continues throughThursday, June 21. According to prior voting patterns, the best days to avoid delays will beSaturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17. For more information about early voting, visit:elections.maryland.gov/voting/early_voting.html.Primary Election Day isTuesday, June 26, 2018.

For more information, voters may contact the St. Mary’s County Board of Elections at 301-475-4200, ext. *1625 or visit:elections.maryland.gov.