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Voter registration deadline is May 27 for primary election June 2

News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – April 24, 2020 – Calvert County Government and the Calvert County Board of Elections announce details for voting in the 2020 presidential primary election, scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The election will be conducted primarily by mail, in accordance with a proclamation by Gov. Larry Hogan on April 10, 2020, in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

One in-person voting location will be available in Calvert County for those who are unable to vote by mail.

All active, eligible voters will be mailed a ballot to the address on record in early May. Voters do not need to request a ballot unless they need the ballot sent to a different address or if they prefer web delivery. All mailed ballots will include a reply envelope and prepaid postage.

Please check your voter registration to verify the address on file by visiting www.voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/VoterSearch. The last day to register to vote or change voter registration information, including political party affiliation, is May 27, 2020.

Voters who are able to vote by mail are strongly encouraged to do so to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. To vote in the June 2 presidential primary election:

· Mailed voted ballots must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

· Ballots may be placed in a drop box located at the Community Resources Building at 30 Duke St. in Prince Frederick, beginning May 21 until June 2 at 8 p.m.

· If you are unable to vote by mail, you may vote in person on Presidential Primary Election Day, June 2, 2020, at the vote center located at 30 Duke St., Lower Level, in Prince Frederick. In-person voting is extremely limited; voters who can vote by mail should do so in order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Due to the continuing state of emergency, the Calvert County Board of Elections office and Community Resource Building are currently closed to the general public. Staff are available by phone and email during normal operating hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For questions, please contact the Calvert County Board of Elections at 410-535-2214 or elections@calvertcountymd.gov.

For additional resources, guidance and updates, please visit Calvert County’s virtual resource center at www.CalvertCountyMd.gov/Coronavirus.


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