Maryland State Board of Elections Urges Maryland Voters to Lookout for Ballots Arriving via US Postal Service
News Release, Maryland State Board of Elections
ANNAPOLIS, MD (April 30, 2020) – The Maryland State Board of Elections is urging all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for mail-in ballots for the June 2ndPresidential Primary election. Mail-in ballots could begin arriving in mailboxes this week. Due to the coronavirus, the June 2ndPrimary will be conducted by mail, with limited options to vote in person on election day.
“We are asking all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for their mail-in ballot for the June 2ndprimary election and to vote-by-mail if possible,” said Linda Lamone, Maryland Administrator of Elections. “Voting by mail is safe, secure and free. There is no postage required. Voters simply need to fill out their ballot, sign the oath on the envelope, and place it back in the mail.”
The Maryland State Board of Elections is committed to educating voters on the changes made to election procedures due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. These changes have been made to ensure voters can exercise their fundamental right to vote while also safeguarding the public’s health during this pandemic.
The June 2ndPresidential Primary election will be conducted by mail, with up-to-four in-person voting locations in each county and Baltimore City for those who are unable to vote by mail.
For information about this election and for a list of voting locations, please visit www.elections.maryland.gov or contact the State Board at 1-800-222-8683.