October 9, 2020

Dear friends,

Voting has started by mail-in ballot in Maryland and it is safe and secure.

If you are not registered to vote, you may do so online through October 13. After October 13, you may register to vote in person during early voting on or Election Day.

If you wish to vote by mail, you can request an absentee/vote-by-mail ballot through October 20 here

The Maryland Board of Elections is already counting mail-in ballots. If you are voting by mail, be sure to return your ballot (via USPS or a secure ballot drop box) as soon as possible to ensure your vote is included in the results shared on Election night.

Click here for a map of ballot drop boxes, Early Voting locations and Election Day voting locations.

Click here to check your voter registration status, track your ballot status, and more.

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In addition to President and Congress, you will have the opportunity to vote for Circuit Court Judges, and several ballot questions. Across the County, three Board of Education seats are up for election including Board of Education District 4 which overlaps with much of Council District 3.

Maryland Matters provided a good overview of Prince George's County Ballot Questions A-E. These are bond questions which require voter approval per our Charter. Learn more.

All Marylanders will have the opportunity to vote on two state-wide questions. Read the Maryland Matters overview of Question 1 and Question 2 here.

The infographic on the left provides an excellent overview of how and where you can vote in Prince George's County.

Do you have additional questions about voting? Watch my Virtual Connection forum with Board of Elections Supervisor Alisha Alexander here. Watch the Board of Elections briefing to the Prince George's County Council here. Visit the Maryland Board of Elections here.

The 2020 Census will affect redistricting for your Member of Congress, County Council representative and Board of Education representative, in addition to impacting funding our community receives for the next decade. The count will continue through October 31. We still have neighborhoods which we know are undercounted. Please join me in committing to reach out to 10 neighbors within the next week to urge them to fill out the census. Ask them to visit www.2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020Remember you do NOT have to have your Census ID. Every person counted brings more than $18,000 back to Prince George's County!

As always, feel free to reach out to a member of my District 3 team or me if we can help you in any way. I am sharing updates regularly on social media, especially my Facebook page.  #onlytogether

Together Strengthening Our Community,

P.S. Complete the 2020 Census TODAY! Call 844-330-2020, no code needed. Your community is counting on you to complete the Census 2020! #pgcensus #proudtobecounted #onlytogether

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General Election
Important Deadlines and Dates:

Tuesday, October 13, at 5:00 pm -- Last Day to Register to Vote

Monday, October 20, at 4:30 pm -- Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to vote by mail (if you want to vote by mail, the Board of Elections recommends NOT waiting until October 20 to ensure you receive your ballot).

Monday, October 26 - Monday, November 2 - In Person Early Voting at Limited Locations (to be announced) from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm. Voters registered in Prince George's County may vote at any early voting location in Prince George's County.

If you have not registered to vote prior to October 13, you can register to vote and then cast your ballot in-person at early voting centers. You will need to provide proof of residence.

Tuesday, November 3 - In Person Election Day Voting at Limited Locations (from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm. Voters registered to vote in Prince George's County may vote at any Election Day location in Prince George's County.

If you have not registered to vote prior to Election Day, you can register to vote and then cast your ballot in-person at Election Day voting centers. You will need to provide

If someone requests a mail in ballot but decides they want to vote in person, they will be required to vote a provisional ballot at the polling place.
 Contact Your 
D3 Team

Wanda Brooks 
Citizen Services Specialist
geneather Lloyd
Office Manager & Scheduler
Aimee Olivo 
Chief of Staff
Alina Smith
Latino Liaison
Alesha Wilson
Community Outreach & Special Projects Coordinator

If you have received this e-news from someone other than my office, and are interested in receiving this update directly, please email CouncilDistrict3@co.pg.md.us or call (301) 952-3060.