SILVER SPRING, Md.– From countless colorful lawn signs to the canvassers that have probably knocked on your door at least once, this County election cycle is chock-full of potential elected officials.
There are seven candidates running for County Executive and a whopping 37 candidates for the four available seats on the County Council At-Large, as well as many more running for various positions such as Clerk of the Court or representatives of specific districts.
Lucky for you, everything you need to know about the upcoming June primary is compiled in this article.
Can’t make it to the polls on June 26? No worries, early voting starts on June 14 and ends on June 21 with 11 locations open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
If you want to vote on voting day, your polling place is designated on the back cover of the 2018 official Voter Guide.
As an essential part of a democracy, voting should be fun. Wear that “I voted / Yo voté” sticker with pride!
Early Voting Locations:
Mid-County Community Recreation Center: 2004 Queensguard Road Silver Spring, MD 20906
Montgomery County Executive Office Building: 101 Monroe Street Rockville, MD 20850
Germantown Community Recreation Center: 18905 Kingsview Road Germantown, MD 20874
Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center: 14906 Old Columbia Pike Burtonsville, MD
Silver Spring Civic Building: 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910
Activity Center at Bohrer Park: 506 S. Frederick Avenue Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Damascus Community Recreation Center: 25520 Oak Drive Damascus, MD 20872
Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center: 4301 Willow Lane Chevy Chase, MD 20815
St. Catherine Laboure in the Claridge Room: 11801 Claridge Road Wheaton, MD 20902
Potomac Community Recreation Center: 11315 Falls Road Potomac, MD 20854
Sandy Spring Vol. Fire Department in the Ballroom: 17921 Brooke Road Sandy Spring, MD
In addition to early voting, you can also vote through the mail. Visit elections.maryland.gov to request an absentee ballot or use the absentee ballot in the 2018 official Voter Guide. There are multiple request deadlines depending on how you would like to receive the ballot.
If you would like a ballot sent to you, the deadline is June 19.
For ballots delivered online, the deadline is June 22.
Absentee ballots must be mailed by June 26 and received by July 6.