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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Deadline to Register for Rockville’s 2019 Election is Next Week

Citizens Must Register by Sept. 20 to Receive a Ballot to Vote by Mail

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 12 – The City of Rockville will conduct a Vote by Mail election this fall for mayor and four councilmembers. The deadline for voters to register to receive a ballot by mail is Friday, Sept. 20.

Sept. 20 is also the deadline for the city to receive alternative address ballot delivery requests. Voters may request an alternative address form if they will not be at the address of their voter registration on file when ballots are mailed. To apply for alternative address delivery, go to www.rockvillemd.gov/election or call 240-314-8286.

Ballots will be mailed to registered voters on or before Friday, Oct. 11.

Every U.S. citizen living within Rockville city limits and over the age of 18 by Nov. 5, 2019, is eligible to vote in the city election. To be sure to receive a ballot, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/election to:

  • Check your address.
  • Update your information.
  • Register to vote online.

You may also register to vote:

  • At Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.; a public library; a U.S. post office; or a Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration office.
  • By phone at 240-777-VOTE or 240-777-8500.

All ballots must be received at City Hall by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 to be counted.

Voters may return their ballots by one of three ways:

  • Return the postage-paid ballot to the city by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5. Postmarks do not count.
  • Drop off your completed ballot anytime, 24/7, before 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the drop box in the upper parking lot at City Hall.
  • Cast your ballot at the vote center at City Hall from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 5. City Hall will be the only vote center.

Same day voter registration will be available on Nov. 5 at City Hall for eligible residents who are not yet registered. Those residents can register and cast their vote from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

For more information, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/election or call 240-314-8286.

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov


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