From the Harford County Board of Elections:
August 24th is the Deadline to Register to Vote, Change Party Affiliation, and Request a Polling Place Change
The deadline to register to vote or to change party affiliation is on Tuesday, August 24, 2010. The Harford County Board of Elections will be open until 9:00 p.m. to accept last minute requests.
Harford County residents who will be 18 years old or older on or before the General Election, on November 2, 2010, are eligible to register. Voter registration applications may be obtained from the election office and other public locations including: public libraries and post offices. Voter registration applications are available electronically on the website: www.harfordcountymd.gov/elections, on by calling the election office at 410-638-3565.
Most of Harford County’s polling places are accessible to voters with disabilities. An elderly voter or a voter with a disability who is assigned to an inaccessible polling place may request reassignment to an accessible polling place. This request must be submitted in writing by 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2010. Voters can verify their voter registration status and find out their polling place at www.elections.state.md.us.
The 2010 Gubernatorial Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
For the first time, Harford County voters may cast their ballot during early voting, which will be held on September 3 to 9 at the Bel Air Library, located at 100 Pennsylvania Avenue, between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Early voting will not be held on Sunday, September 5, prior to the Primary Election. Early voting will be held on October 22 to 28 prior to the General Election.
Also for the first time, Harford County voters, regardless of party affiliation, will be able to participate in the Primary Election to select members of the Harford County Board of Education. This is a nonpartisan election and any voters may vote. Election of school board members will occur in Councilmanic Districts A, Edgewood and Joppatowne; District B, Fallston and Abingdon; and District D, northern Harford County. In 2014, school board members will be elected in all councilmanic districts.
For more information, voters may contact the Harford County Board of Elections at 410-638-3565 or visit www.harfordcountymd.gov/elections.
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