To­day is the dead­line for reg­is­ter­ing to vote on Nov. 8

Baltimore Sun - - MARYLAND - By Alexan­der Pyles apyles@balt­sun.com twit­ter.com/aapyles

Mary­land res­i­dents who wish to vote on Elec­tion Day in Novem­ber must reg­is­ter to do so by to­day.

Vot­ers can reg­is­ter on­line at the Mary­land State Board of Elec­tions web­site. They can also print an ap­pli­ca­tion from the web­site and mail it to their lo­cal board of elec­tions or the state board.

Ap­pli­ca­tions can be com­pleted in per­son at these lo­ca­tions:

Lo­cal boards of elec­tions

The State Board of Elec­tions

The Depart­ment of Health and Men­tal Hy­giene

The Depart­ment of So­cial Ser­vices

The Mo­tor Ve­hi­cle Ad­min­is­tra­tion

Of­fices on Aging

The MTA Para­tran­sit Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Of­fice

All pub­lic col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties

U.S. Armed Forces re­cruit­ment of- fices

Mar­riage li­cense of­fices Of­fices for stu­dents with dis­abil­i­ties at all Mary­land col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties

Reg­is­tra­tion is al­lowed dur­ing early vot­ing, too.

Vot­ers must take a doc­u­ment that proves where they live, such as a driver’s li­cense, bank state­ment, util­ity bill or govern­ment doc­u­ment, to an ear­lyvot­ing cen­ter in their county.

Early vot­ing will take place be­tween Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. The vot­ing cen­ters are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Elec­tion Day is Nov. 8. El­i­gi­ble vot­ers are U.S. ci­ti­zens at least 18 years or older.

The Mary­land Gen­eral Assem­bly passed a law this year that al­lows re­leased felons to vote.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the State Board of Elec­tions web­site, elec­tions.mary­land.gov.

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