Rumor: The rules have changed. If you have not voted since Nov 2008, you must re-register to vote 30 days prior to Nov or you will not be allowed to vote in the upcoming National election.
FACT: Once you registered to vote in Maryland you remain a registered voter. You are not required to re-register and voters are never removed due to inactivity. Voters do need to keep their registration information current – so if you have moved or changed your name, please submit a voter registration application to update your information. You can check here to determine whether you are registered to vote and confirm that your information is up-to-date.
Early Voting Centers
Rumor: You can vote at an early voting center on election day.
FACT: Early voting centers will not be open for voting on election day. Early voting centers are only open for voting during early voting. On election day, you must vote at the polling place for the address where you live.
Choosing an Early Voting Center
Rumor: During early voting, you must go to the early voting center that is closest to where you live.
FACT: You can go to any early voting center in the county where you reside. Most counties have only one early voting center, but if the county where you live has more than one early voting center, you can go to any of the early voting centers.
Petition Signature Collection at the Polling Place on Election Day
Rumor: Can someone ask me to sign a petition on election day at my polling place?
FACT:Yes. However, the petition circulator must be stationed outside the “No Electioneering Zone