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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Last Chance to Register to Vote or Update an Address and Vote

2018-Elections


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  Diane Loibel
Allegany County Board of Elections
301-777-5931

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 Allegany County, an individual must be eligible to vote in Maryland and be a resident of Allegany County. They can go to the early voting center in Allegany 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 Allegany County.  

There is 1early voting center in Allegany County, which will be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday, June 14th through Thursday, June 21st (including Saturday and Sunday).  There is at least one early voting center in every county, and 12 counties have more than one center. Allegany County's early voting center is accessible, with adequate parking and within a convenient driving distance for most voters in the county. The early voting center in Allegany County is located at the Allegany County Office Complex, 701 Kelly Road, Room 100, Cumberland, MD 21502.  
The same day registration or address change process is only available during early voting.  It will not be available on election day.   Party or name changes cannot be processed during early voting or election day.  

Early voting for the 2018 Primary Election will start Thursday, June 14th and continue through Thursday, June 21st.  According to prior voting patterns, the best days to avoid delays will be Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June17th.  For more information about early voting, visit: elections.maryland.gov/voting/early_voting.html.  Election day is Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  

For more information, voters may contact the Allegany County Board of Elections at 301-777-5931 or visit: elections.maryland.gov

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