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For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Raquel Guillory, 410-576-6357
rguillory@oag.state.md.us

Office of Attorney General to Receive Complaints of Voter Intimidation and Fraud

BALTIMORE, MD ( September 2, 2010) - As early voting officially begins in Maryland and with the primary less than two weeks away, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and the Office of Attorney General have set up a hotline and email to receive complaints of voter intimidation, voter suppression, and voter misinformation. Beginning Friday, September 3, Marylanders can call the Attorney General’s voter hotline at 1-866-298-8245 or file a complaint via email at voting@oag.state.md.us.

To answer questions about issues other than voter intimidation or fraud, Marylanders should call the Maryland State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-8683.

QUESTIONS ABOUT VOTING?
If your questions concern the following or similar issues, then please contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-8683:

  • Where do I vote?
  • Am I registered to vote?
  • What time does my polling place open or close?
  • When is early voting?
  • Where is my polling place?
  • What do I do if I did not receive my absentee ballot?
  • Are materials available in Spanish or other languages?

If your questions concern the following or similar issues, then please contact the Maryland Office of the Attorney General at 1-866-298-8245:

  • Where do I report complaints regarding false or misleading campaign literature?
  • Can former felons register to vote?
  • Where do I report concerns of voter intimidation?
  • Does my polling place have to be accessible for persons with disabilities?
  • Where do I file complaints if I feel that I am being harassed or prohibited from voting because of my race or ethnicity?


Additional information can also be found at http://www.oag.state.md.us/voting/index.htm.

   

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