Early Voting for Gaithersburg City Elections Happening Today


Per the City of Gaithersburg:

Those who wish to vote in-person for the City of Gaithersburg Municipal elections may take advantage of Early Voting on Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Avenue next to Gaithersburg High School. The poll will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. Two candidates have been certified for the Mayoral race and five candidates have been certified for the two vacant City Council positions. Candidate details are available on the City’s website. The Activity Center is the only polling location for the 2021 election, and it will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 2. Same-day voter registration is available for all in-person voting. You will be asked to show an approved form of identification and will cast a provisional ballot, which will be counted upon verification of voting eligibility.

Mail-in voting is also available for this election. An application is required before an official ballot can be provided. You must be a registered voter to qualify. If you are registered to vote in Montgomery County, you are automatically registered to vote in City of Gaithersburg elections. For information on voter eligibility contact the Montgomery County Board of Elections or call 240-777-VOTE (8683).

Mail-in ballots can be requested online, or you may apply in person at Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S. Summit Avenue. Lobby hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You will be sent a ballot upon approval of your application. The ballot can then be mailed back in the enclosed business reply envelope, or it can be placed in one of six secure ballot boxes located throughout the City. Ballots must be postmarked or placed in the boxes by 8 p.m. on November 2.

It is anticipated that unofficial election results will be announced at approximately 9 p.m. on November 2. The Board of Supervisors of Elections meets to certify the election results on November 9. The newly elected officials will participate in a Mayor & City Council Special Session at 7:30 p.m. on November 15.

For more information visit the Elections page or contact Elections Clerk Lauren Klingler at 240-805-1087 or cityelections@gaithersburgmd.gov.


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