Anne Arundel County Warns Voters of "Door to Door" Ballot Collection Scam


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The Anne Arundel County Board of Elections is warning voters of a scam involving at least one person going door-to-door attempting to collect mail-in ballots.

They write in a post on their Facebook page:

To all registered voters of Anne Arundel County. 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.
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.
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.