Frederick County residents who wish to register to vote in the November 6, 2012, Presidential General Election are reminded that the deadline for voter registration is 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
CONTACT: Susan Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Voter Registration Deadline Nears
Frederick, MD -- Frederick County residents who wish to register to vote in the November 6, 2012, Presidential General Election are reminded that the deadline for voter registration is 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. The same deadline applies to voters who are already registered and wish to make changes to their name, address, or party affiliation before the General Election.
In order to become a registered voter and vote in this year’s election, individuals must be a U.S. citizen, live in Frederick County, and be at least 18 years of age on or before November 6, 2012.
Online voter registration is now available at the State Board of Elections’ website at https://voterservices.elections.state.md.us/OnlineVoterRegistration. Voters may also update their current Maryland voter registration information at this site.
Voter registration applications may be obtained by calling the Board of Elections until Wednesday, October 10. Applications are also available in county public libraries, the Motor Vehicle Administration, Frederick Community College, the County Courthouse, and all U.S. Post Offices.
Individuals may also register in person at the Board of Elections, Winchester Hall, 12 E. Church Street, Frederick, Md., on the following dates: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, October 16, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For more information on voter registration, call the Board of Elections at 301-600-VOTE (8683), or visit website at www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/elections, and click on “Voter Registration – Register/Make Changes.”