Anne Arundel County warns of someone going door to door to 'collect' mail-in ballots

Posted at 7:49 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 19:12:35-04

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY — Someone or a group of people are unlawfully going door to door and trying to collect completely filled out Presidential General Election Ballots in Anne Arundel County.

The Anne Arundel County Board of Elections said they would never send anyone, an Election Judge (volunteers), Election Officials(employees), or Voter Registration Volunteers to go into any neighborhoods to collect or help turn in ballots.

They said should anyone come to you and tell you they would be glad to take your ballot to the nearest official drop box, please know they are not working for any local board of election offices.

Do not give a stranger your ballot to turn in for you and contact the Anne Arundel County Board of Election right away.

Their direct contact number is 410-222-6600.

They stated should you need assistance to drop your ballot off at one of the official drop boxes, ask a trusted family member to take you to one of the 32 locations in Anne Arundel County.

To all registered voters of Anne Arundel County. Please be advised, it has come to the attention of Anne Arundel County...

Posted by Anne Arundel County Board of Elections on Thursday, October 1, 2020