BALTIMORE (September 2, 2010) As early voting officially begins in Maryland and with the primary less than two weeks, 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 Generals voter hotline at 1-866-298-8245 or file a complaint via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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?
--- May a person vote if he or she is delinquent on child support payments or has several parking tickets?
--- 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/ .