2021 Town of Morningside Election Information
Section 52-24. Voters.
Every person who (1) is a citizen of the United States, (2) is at least eighteen years of age, is a bona fide
physical resident of the town, and (3) is registered in accordance with the provisions of
this charter and town ordinances, shall be a qualified voter of the town. Every qualified voter of the
town shall be entitled to vote at any or all town elections.
(Res., Oct. 4, 1957, sec. 24; Char. Amend. No. 76-2, 4-2-76.)
Section 52-25. Registration.
There shall be a special registration on the first Monday in April each year between 1:00 P.M.
and 9:00 P.M. of the qualified persons not registered to vote. If necessary for the performance
of registration or the convenience of the citizens of the town, the Council may designate additional
hours or special registration days. (Res., Oct. 4, 1957, sec. 25; Char. Amend. No. 76-2, 4-2-76.)
This day will be Monday, April 5, 2021. If you are not registered by this date, you are not eligible to vote in the Town of Morningside Election to be held on Monday, May 3, 2021.
Section 52-30. Conduct of Election.
- It shall be the duty of the Board of Supervisors of Elections to provide for each special and general election a suitable place or places for voting and suitable ballot boxes and ballots and/or voting machines. The Board shall keep the polls open from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on election days. For eligible voters who wish to place their ballots in person, the election will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the Morningside Municipal Center, 6901 Ames St., Morningside, MD. Please follow the signs and directions given by the election officials so we may have a safe and successful election.
2. The Board of Supervisors of Elections shall mail absentee ballots to qualified voters, at the written
request of those voters, not less than fifteen days prior to the elections.
(Res., Oct. 4, 1957, sec. 30; Char. Amend. No. 76-2, 4-2-76.)
If you would like to obtain an absentee ballot, please send your request to arrive no
later than April 16, 2021. This will allow time to mail the ballot to you and for you to return
it by mail to arrive by the election date of May 3, 2021. You can also choose to hand deliver
your ballot to the Administrative Office at 6901 Ames St., Morningside, MD, Monday through Friday during regular business hours up to and including election day of May 3, 2021.