How Do I Vote?

The Dundalk Eagle - - REC COUNCIL NEWS -

Mary­land elec­tions are con­ducted with a pa­per­based vot­ing sys­tem. Vot­ers will cast votes by mark­ing and scan­ning pa­per bal­lots. Most vot­ers will use a pen to mark a pa­per bal­lot by hand and vot­ers un­able to mark a bal­lot by hand will use a bal­lot mark­ing de­vice. All vot­ers will insert their marked pa­per bal­lots into a scan­ner. In­struc­tions will be avail­able to help vot­ers fa­mil­iar­ize them­selves with the bal­lot and how to vote. Vot­ers may also ask an elec­tion judge to ex­plain how to vote on the vot­ing sys­tem, but a voter must vote alone, un­less the voter is un­able to do so be­cause of dis­abil­ity, in­abil­ity to write, or in­abil­ity to read the bal­lot.

For ab­sen­tee and pro­vi­sional vot­ing, vot­ers are is­sued a pa­per bal­lot. Ab­sen­tee vot­ers, who choose

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