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Friday, October 22, 2010

Early Voting Begins Today in Maryland

George Wenschhof

Beginning at 10:00 AM ET at designated polling locations across the state of Maryland, you can vote in the General Election. The General Election will be geld on November 2. The early voting polling locations will be open from Friday October 22 through Thursday October 28. They will be closed on Sunday October 24.

In Frederick County, the early voting polling location is 1440 Taney Avenue in Frederick, Maryland.

You can find your early voting location in Maryland by clicking here.

I plan to go cast my vote today - Plan to join me.

11:30 AM Update - as of 11:00 AM, 150 Frederick County, Maryland voters had already cast their ballots, signaling a significant increase in early voting from the primary election. When the polls opened at 10:00 AM this morning the first 60 through the doors were residents of Homewood, who have come to the polls together on a bus.

In the primary election, approximately 1,600 voted in Frederick County which was about 1% according to Stewart Harvey; Elections Director. He says he expects about a 5% voter turnout during the early voting period for the general election.

2:00 PM Update - the total votes in Frederick County is 491. Democrats are outvoting Republicans 233 to 207 and "Others" are 51. Republicans have an edge in voter registration over Democrats in Frederick County.

Statewide, 16,855 have voted in Maryland with the following breakdown: Democrats-10,501, Republicans - 5,030 and "Others" - 1,371.

6:00 Pm Update - total votes in Frederick County - 748. Breakdown is: Democrats - 353, Republicans - 315, and "Others" - 80.

Statewide totals are: 28,482. The breakdown is: Democrats - 17,871, Republicans - 8,274, and "Others" - 2,321.


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