Released on September 24, 2021 - 4:09pm

Due to the on-going public health emergency Covid-19 and the start of flu season, in Prince George’s County and the City of Laurel, the Board of Election Supervisors (Board) elected to proceed with a Hybrid Election for the upcoming General Election.  The Hybrid Election will include the following voting options:

  1. Vote by Absentee Ballot  
  2. Early (In-Person) Voting on Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Laurel Municipal Center
  3. Election Day In-Person Voting, Tuesday, November 2, 2021. 

*Please Note: Masks will be required for all in-person voting and in compliance with all Prince George’s County and City of Laurel restrictions and CDC guidelines.

Absentee Ballot Applications will be mailed the week of September 27, 2021, to each registered voter.  Voters wanting to vote by absentee ballot must fill out the application and then return it to the Board.  The Absentee Ballot will then be mailed to the voter.  The voter has the option of returning the ballot in the mail or by using a secure Ballot Drop Box. 

Secure Ballot Drop Boxes will be under 24/7 video surveillance at the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, and the Robert J. DiPietro Community Center located at 7901 Cypress Street, Laurel Starting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 1, 2021.

Early (In-Person) Voting will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.- Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel.

Election Day In-Person Voting, Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.                       

  • Ward 1 – Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel
  • Ward 2 – Robert J. DiPietro Community Center, 7901 Cypress Street, Laurel

At the close of the polls on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, the Board of Election Supervisors will tally the results of the electronic voting machines and announce the unofficial results.  Canvass of the absentee and provisional ballots will start at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in the Council Chambers at the Laurel Municipal Center.  The Board will announce the official results of the election at the conclusion of the canvass.

For additional information please visit the City’s website at www.cityoflaurel.org or call the Board of Election Supervisors at 301-725-5300, extension 2121.

 

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