Municipal Election Drawing Near, Absentee Ballot Applications Accepted

Municipal Election Drawing Near, Absentee Ballot Applications Accepted

The Ocean City Board of Supervisors of Elections will conduct the municipal election on November 8, 2016, to coincide with the National Election Day. The polls, which are held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, located at 4001 Coastal Highway, open promptly at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Voters can conveniently cast their votes for municipal candidates in Hall A and national candidates in Hall B. The universal voter registration deadline is October 18, 2016.

Residents unable to go to the polls on Election Day must apply for and submit their municipal absentee ballots to the City Clerk’s Office by mail or by hand, no later than November 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. Absentee voters should be mindful that the process, when done by mail, takes time. Therefore, voters are encouraged to allow plenty of time to receive, complete and deliver their ballots.

Early voting centers will NOT include the municipal election on the early voting ballot.  To vote for the municipal election, voters must either vote in person at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center or by absentee ballot.

For more information about the Town of Ocean City Municipal Election, absentee ballot applications and voter registration applications, please visit http://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/city-clerk/election/ or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 410-289-8824.

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