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Important Information Concerning the Primary Election on June 2, 2020

This election will be primarily a “vote by mail” election. This means that we will automatically mail a ballot to all eligible Republican and Democratic voters. You should receive your ballot in early to mid May. You do not need to ask for a ballot to receive one.
 
We will mail your ballot to the address we have on file. If you want your ballot mailed to another address or download it from our website, please visit our Absentee Voting page. All mailed ballots include a return envelope and prepaid postage.
  • To reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus, we recommend that voters who can vote by mail do so. Voted ballots must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
  • Voters who prefer to drop off their ballots can do so at designated ballot drop off locations from - Thursday, May 21, 2020 through Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Garrett County’s drop off locations will be at the Oakland Community Center located at 14 N 8th St. Oakland, MD.
  • If you are unable to vote by mail, you may vote in-person on election day, June 2, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00p.m. Garrett County’s vote center will be at the Oakland Community Center located at 14 N 8th St. Oakland, MD.
     
We encourage to voters to check their voter registration to ensure proper delivery of the ballot either online www.elections.maryland.gov or call the office at 301-334-6985.
 
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Election Judges Needed

Earn some extra money! The Election board is in need of election judges throughout Garrett County. If this is something that interests you, just fill out the application and return it to the office by mail, fax or email.