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Vote for Clean Water!

Local, state, and federal governments are all critical battlegrounds in the fight for clean water. Voting in this November’s election is an important action you can take to send a loud and clear message to elected officials that clean water is a priority.

What’s on the ballot?

There is a LOT on the ballot in Maryland this November, including all three statewide offices (governor, comptroller, attorney general) and a slew of local and statewide ballot initiatives. Find your sample ballot HERE to see what’s on the ballot in your district. 

While we cannot endorse candidates as an organization, we urge you to vote with environmental justice and public health in mind.

How to Vote

We’re lucky to have a lot of options for voting in Maryland. You can vote by mail, dropbox, or in person, early or on Election Day. Below are some important deadlines and information about voting this fall: 

    • October 18 Voter registration deadline. If you missed it, don’t worry. You can register in person during Early Voting or on Election Day. 
    • October 27 – Early voting starts! You can vote in person October 27, 2022 through Thursday, November 3, 2022 (including Saturday and Sunday) from 7 am to 8 pm at any of the early voting locations in the county you live in.
    • November 1 – Deadline to request a mail-in ballot. To vote by mail, you must request a mail-in ballot from the State Board of Elections or your local board. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked or placed in a designated ballot drop box by 8 pm on November 8, 2022.
    • November 3 – Last day of early voting
    • November 8 – Election Day! To vote in person on election day, vote at your assigned polling place.

You can also support the democratic process by serving as an Election Judge. Learn more and apply here

And remember to sign up for our newsletter and advocacy alerts to learn more about what you can do to stand up for clean water and healthy communities.


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