June 3, 2014
Marylanders have until 9:00 tonight to register to vote in the June 24 primary. That is also the deadline to change party affiliation, update an address or request an alternate polling place. State election officials said voters can register online or go to their local boards, which will be open until 9 p.m. Voters also can mail in a voter registration application, which must be postmarked today. At the election office, voters will be asked to list their driver's license or state identification number, or provide the last four digits of their Social Security Number.
August 11, 1991
Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in the Sept. 12 Baltimore primary election. Voter registration forms must be returned to the Baltimore City Board of Supervisors of Elections at 417 E. Fayette St. by 9 p.m. tomorrow, according to Barbara E. Jackson, chief of the board. Registration forms may be picked up at any branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
August 22, 1992
A boisterous presidential contest, the canceled crusade of Ross Perot and an abortion question on the Nov. 3 ballot in Maryland have helped fuel voter registrations this summer, political professionals say."Yesterday and today the phones have been ringing off the hooks, and more than a normal amount of people have been coming in," Lolita Fales, deputy administrator of the Baltimore Board of Election Supervisors, said yesterday.The interest was apparently sparked by the Republican National Convention, she said.
February 11, 2000
When Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley appeared at the University of Maryland, College Park last week, his student supporters were out in front of the hall handing out voter registration forms to the student-dominated audience. At Frostburg State College, Chris Sekelsky, a student there and supporter of Republican contender Sen. John McCain of Arizona, has been downloading registration forms from the Internet and giving them out on campus. Today is the deadline for registering to vote in the March 7 primary, when Maryland residents will make their choices for the presidential nominations.
October 12, 2008
James Massey, director of the Harford County Board of Elections, typically carries voter registration forms with him. They came in handy last week when he went to the barbershop. Before his trim was complete Thursday, he had given out all the forms - to the barber, the receptionist and a few other customers. "I call it voter outreach," said Massey, whose staff is handling nearly 500 new registration forms a day. "It has been frenetic. A lot of people are saying that they want to vote this year.
August 6, 2000
In this presidential election year, people on the move can register to vote or change their voter information online through HomeAdvisor, Microsoft's real estate Internet site. HomeAdvisor (www.homeadvisor.com) is working with election.com, a global online election services provider, to offer voter registration and absentee ballots. Users are asked to fill out an online form. A state is selected, voting requirements are displayed, and the user provides requested information. Users can report a change of address on the same form.