News, Public Notice

Ballot boxes installed & ready for use statewide

The Maryland State Board of Elections (SBE) has confirmed that all 281 ballot drop boxes slated for use in the 2022 General Election have been installed and are currently available for use. A ballot box is located at Hancock Town Hall, 126 W. High Street, Hancock.

Voters who request mail-in ballots by the following deadlines may opt to cast their vote via ballot box or the U.S. Postal Service. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot by mail is November 1. The deadline to request an email containing a unique link to a mail-in ballot is November 4.

All ballot box locations will be available for use until November 8 at 8 p.m. Voters who choose to utilize ballot drop boxes may submit their properly completed mail-in ballots at any official drop box in their county of residence.

Eligible Marylanders may register to vote in advance of the November 8 election using SBE’ s online application page or completing an application in-person at their local board of elections office.

Early voting for the 2022 General Election will be held from Thursday, October 27 through Thursday, November 3. Early voting centers will be open each day during that window from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.