Friday, November 9, 2012
Check out how each precinct in Upper Marlboro voted in the 2012 election.
You know how you voted and we all know who won, but how did your neighbors vote? Click these links to see the precinct's breakdown on voting this election season. How many voted for President Barack Obama? What about for former Gov. Mitt Romney? Where did your neighbors stand on all those questions— gambling expansion, same-sex marriage and the Dream Act. Listed below are the polling places around town. Click on each polling place to see the breakdown: Tell Us: Are you surprised by how your neighbors voted? Comment below.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Maryland voters can start casting their ballots for Barack Obama, Mitt Romney or other candidates at 7 a.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Polls will open on Election Day at 7 a.m., according to the Maryland Board of Elections, and close at 8 p.m. Maryland voters will have more than 12 hours to cast their ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Find your polling place here. Learn about the issues in Maryland and Prince George's County with the help of our election guide.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Question 6 might not be a big deal for you but it's a HUGE deal for our family.
“Mommy what is this… vote for Question 6?” my youngest says to me on our way out of the door to school. “Um, it’s a yard sign. Come on we are running late. Get your book bag.” “But what does it mean? What is Question 6?” he asks with urgency. I pause. It seems like every important conversation happens when we are rushing out the door or driving and I can’t focus. This time I stop in my tracks because I realize in this moment that school can wait; this is an important conversation for our family. It deserves my full attention. “You know how when you take a test, there are a bunch of questions?” He nods, his eyes are on me, and he’s paying full attention. I take a deep breath unsure of how exactly I’m going to explain this, and in a split …
Monday, October 15, 2012
The absentee deadline for the Nov. 6 election is approaching.
Planning a trip that overlaps with Election Day? Those planning to vote absentee in the Nov. 6 election have until the end of the month to submit an application. The Prince George's County Board of Elections will accept completed applications through Oct. 30. Forms can be filled out online from the Maryland Board of Elections or in person at the county BOE office located at 16201 Trade Zone Avenue, Suite 108, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. All mailed absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 election must be postmarked by Nov. 6, and must be received by 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. For more information, visit the county BOE's page and the state BOE's home page. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Patch has a roundup of the information you need to know for Tuesday's presidential primary.
Have your favorite candidate picked out, but not sure where to cast your vote? Patch is here to help.