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Empty envelopes of opened vote-by-mail ballots for the presidential primary are stacked on a table at King County Elections in Renton, Washington on March 10, 2020. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP) (Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images)

Maryland County Election Board Warns Voters Of ‘Unlawful’ Ballot Collectors

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A County Board of Election in Maryland has identified “someone [or a] group that is unlawfully going door to door and trying to collect completely filled out Presidential General Election Ballots.”

The release from the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections states:

“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.”

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Natalie Winters

Natalie Winters is an Investigative Reporter at the National Pulse and contributor to The National Pulse podcast.