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  • HELLO, MARYLAND! I'M STEPHEN COLBERT. DO YOU WANT TO VOTE IN THE 2020 ELECTION? OF COURSE

  • YOU DO! EVERYBODY KNOWS MARYLAND IS THE SMARTEST STATE IN THE NATION.

  • WELL I'M GOING TO SHOW YOU HOW. IT'S TIME FOR PART 43 OF OUR 50 PART SERIES:

  • BETTER

  • KNOW A BALLOT. TONIGHT, THE GREATEST STATE IN THE NATION: MARYLAND! "THE VOTIN' CRAB

  • CAKES!"

  • WHAT MAKES MARYLAND THE GREATEST?

  • WELL DID YOU KNOW THEIR FOOTBALL TEAM, THE BALTIMORE RAVENS ARE NAMED AFTER THE POEM

  • "THE RAVEN" BY MARYLAND AUTHOR

  • EDGAR ALLAN POE?

  • WHICH IS WHY ONE OF THE TEAMS MOST FAMOUS PLAYS INVOLVES LURING THE OPPOSING TEAM TO

  • THE BASEMENT WITH THE PROMISE OF A CASK OF RARE WINE, AND THEN SLOWLY SEALING THEM BEHIND

  • THE WALL BRICK BY BRICK.

  • ANOTHER FUN FACT: MARYLAND IS ONE OF JUST 50 STATES THAT HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO VOTE

  • IN THIS YEAR'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.

  • SO HERE'S HOW YOU CAN GET STARTED VOTING IN MARYLAND RIGHT NOW. THIS IS GENERAL INFORMATION

  • FOR HOW YOU CAN VOTE EARLY AND BY MAIL. CHECK OUT BETTERKNOWABALLOT.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • AND ALL THE LINKS YOU NEED. THE LINK FOR MARYLAND IS BELOW.

  • OKAY FIRST, MAKE SURE YOU'RE REGISTERED TO VOTE. MOST MARYLAND VOTERS CAN REGISTER ONLINE.

  • THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER ONLINE IS 9PM ON OCTOBER 13TH, SO DO IT NOW!

  • ELIGIBLE MARYLAND VOTERS MAY HAVE RECEIVED A MAIL-IN BALLOT APPLICATION IN THE MAIL.

  • YOU CAN RETURN IT BY MAIL, FAX, EMAIL OR IN PERSON TO YOUR LOCAL BOARD OF ELECTIONS.

  • IF YOU HAND DELIVER YOUR APPLICATION, YOU MAY BE ABLE TO GET YOUR MAIL-IN BALLOT RIGHT

  • AWAY, FILL IT OUT, AND SUBMIT IT TO AN ELECTION OFFICIAL ALL IN ONE TRIP.

  • USE OUR WEBSITE TO CHECK HOURS, AS COVID-19 MAY HAVE LIMITED IN-PERSON OPERATIONS.

  • YOU CAN ALSO REQUEST YOUR MAIL-IN BALLOT ONLINE. YOU CAN USE OUR LINK AGAIN.

  • BALLOT REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY OCTOBER 20TH, BUT IF YOU WANT TO GET YOUR BALLOT IN

  • ON TIME, DO IT NOW!

  • OKAY WHEN YOU GET YOUR BALLOT, FILL IT OUT CAREFULLY, FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS, SIGN WHERE

  • INDICATED, AND MAIL IT BACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE ENVELOPE.

  • BALLOTS MUST BE POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 3RD, BUT THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE RECOMMENDS

  • SENDING IT NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 27TH, SO PLAY IT SAFE AND DO IT RIGHT AWAY!

  • YOU CAN ALSO HAND DELIVER YOUR BALLOT TO YOUR LOCAL BOARD OF ELECTIONS, AN EARLY VOTING

  • CENTER, AN ELECTION DAY VOTE CENTER, OR A BALLOT DROP-BOX BY 8PM ON ELECTION DAY. GO

  • TO OUR WEBSITE TO FIND OUT LOCATIONS NEAR YOU.

  • OR IF YOU WANT TO VOTE IN PERSON, YOU CAN VOTE AT AN EARLY VOTING CENTER IN YOUR COUNTY

  • FROM OCTOBER 26TH THROUGH NOVEMBER 2ND. CHECK OUR WEBSITE TO FIND YOUR COUNTY LOCATIONS.

  • OR, YOU CAN VOTE AT THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY. WEAR A MASK, WASH YOUR HANDS, GO VOTE!

  • SO THERE YOU ARE, MARYLAND. KNOW ANOTHER SMART MARYLANDER WHO WANTS TO VOTE? JUST SEND THEM

  • THIS VIDEO, AND SPREAD THE WORD USING THE HASHTAG #BETTERKNOWABALLOT.

  • GET TO VOTING, MARYLAND! THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IS RIGHT NEXT DOOR. HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO

  • PICK YOUR OWN NEIGHBORS? VOTE!

HELLO, MARYLAND! I'M STEPHEN COLBERT. DO YOU WANT TO VOTE IN THE 2020 ELECTION? OF COURSE

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Maryland, Confused About Voting In The 2020 Election? "Better Know A Ballot" Is Here To Help!

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/23
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