TOWN OF MOUNT AIRY
SPECIAL ELECTION - NOMINATIONS
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF ELECTIONS
NOMINATION INFORMATION - Two citizen meetings will be held for the purpose of accepting nominations of candidates to complete the term of Council Member Scott Strong, who has resigned from the Mount Airy Town Council, effective July 9, 2018 due to moving out of the Town. Council Member Strong’s term will be completed as of May 1, 2021. Two citizen meetings:
July 23, 2018 - First Nomination Meeting at 7:00 p.m., at Mount Airy Town Hall, 110 S. Main Street, Mount Airy.
July 30, 2018 - Second Nomination Meeting at 7:00 p.m., Mount Airy Town Hall -- when all nominations will be read and given to the Town Clerk to put on the ballot.
Nominations will be accepted at both Nomination Meetings, and also at Town Hall (office hours 8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. M-F) during the week between the two Nomination Meetings. Eligible individuals seeking elective office may submit a nomination. Eligible citizens may nominate an individual with the written consent of the nominee.
Council Member Eligibility – Must have resided in Mount Airy for at least one year in town immediately preceding their election and shall be qualified voters in the Town.
Election Day - The Mount Airy Special Election will be held on September 10, 2018 at the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company Reception Hall (former Firemen’s Activities Building), 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Absentees – Absentee ballots will be available at Town Hall as of August 17, 2018.
Registration deadline and information: The last day to register to vote in the 2018 Special Election will be August 13, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. If you currently live in the Mount Airy Town limits and are registered with Frederick or Carroll County Election Board, you are automatically registered to vote in the Town Election. County Election Registration Forms are available at the library and Town Hall.
Additional Information – Please note that the procedure for write-in candidates was changed in 2013. Complete election details can be found on the Mount Airy Website at www.mountairymd.org, in the Town Code. You may also call the Town Clerk at Town Hall at 301-829-1424 if you have any questions on anything dealing with the election.