Baltimore County Adding 31 Ballot Drop Boxes to Meet High Demand

Due to high demand, Baltimore County today announced that it will install 31 additional secure ballot drop boxes that will be available to voters through Election Day.

These new ballot drop boxes — which will be deployed by Friday, October 23, 2020 — will supplement the County’s 13 ballot drop boxes, which are located at each early voting location, the Baltimore County Board of Elections, and Hereford High School.

Ballot drop boxes are under 24-hour security. Drop boxes will remain open until Election Day, November 3, at 8:00 pm. Baltimore County Residents can drop their ballot at any drop box location.

According to a County press release:

The Baltimore County Board of Elections received over 230,000 requests for mail-in ballots. Over 75,000 ballots have already been submitted and received by the Baltimore County Board of Elections. The Board is currently projecting an overall turnout of about 419,000 residents.

All ballot drop box locations are available here (PDF).

As previously reported on Conduit Street, at least 200 drop box locations will be available statewide. Early voting starts on Monday, October 26, 2020, and goes through Monday, November 2, 2020. Each early voting center will be open continuously from 7 am to 8 pm each day. Anyone in line at 8 pm will be allowed to vote.

Stay tuned to Conduit Street for more information.

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