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County Near Baltimore Warns Someone Or A Group Is ‘Unlawfully’ Going Around Trying To Collect Ballots
DORAL, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 01: Boxes with ballots are seen at the Miami-Dade County Election Department as the vote-by-mail ballots are placed on to a U.S. Post Office truck to be delivered to voters on October 01, 2020 in Doral, Florida. The Miami-Dade County Elections Department mailed out more than 530,000 vote-by-mail ballots to voters with a request on file for the November 3, 2020 General Election.
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A county near Baltimore is warning voters that someone or possibly even a group is reportedly going around and illegally trying to collect Presidential General Election Ballots.

“Please be advised, it has come to the attention of Anne Arundel County Board of Elections that someone/ group is unlawfully going door to door and trying to collect completely filled out Presidential General Election Ballots,” Anne Arundel County Board of Elections said in a statement. “The Anne Arundel County Board of Elections would never send anyone, be they an Election Judge (volunteers), Election Officials (employees), or Voter Registration Volunteers to go into any neighborhoods to collect or help turn in ballots.”

“Should anyone come to you and tell you they would be glad to take your ballot to the nearest Official Drop Box please know they are not working for any local board of election offices. DO NOT GIVE A STRANGER YOUR BALLOT TO TURN IN FOR YOU,” the statement continued. “Contact the Anne Arundel County Board of Election right away. Our direct contact number is 410-222-6600. Should you need assistance to drop your ballot off at one of the Official Drop Boxes, ask a trusted family member to take you to one of the 32 locations in Anne Arundel County.”