What you need to know before heading to the polls on Election Day


KAINE IS VOTING FOR. THERE HE IS IN HIS BOOTH VOTING THIS MORNING. 6:02. WE’VE GOT THREE REPORTERS WORKING FOR YOU COVERING DIFFERENT ANGLES OF THE ELECTION FROM THE BIG RACES, IMPORTANT ISSUES ON THE BALLOT, AND HOW LONG YOU HAVE TO VOTE. WE START OFF WITH CASSY CARLISLE. WHAT DO PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW BEFORE HEADING TO THE POLLS IN MARYLAND TODAY? Reporter: YEAH, THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT DOs AND DON’TS. IF YOU HAVE YOUR CELL PHONE, KEEP IT IN YOUR POCKET OR TURN IT OFF BEFORE YOU WALK IN BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE ELECTRONIC DEVICES INSIDE. IF YOU ARE A PARENT, YOU CAN BRING TWO OF YOUR KIDS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD BUT PLEASE MAKE SURE THEY ARE NOT DISRUPTIVE TO OTHER VOTERS. WHEN YOU ARE VOTING, YOU HAVE TO GO TO YOUR POLLING PLACE, SO IT’S NOT LIKE EARLY ELECTIONS. TO FIND YOUR OWN POLLING PLACE, GO ONLINE TO THE MARYLAND ELECTION WEB SITE. THEN WHEN YOU CAST YOUR BALLOT, BRING ANY PAPERS WITH INFORMATION TO HELP YOU VOTE LIKE A SAMPLE BALLOT. YOU CAN WEAR POLITICAL GEAR SUPPORTING YOUR CANDIDATE. ONCE YOU TURN IN YOUR BALLOT, YOU MUST LEAVE THE POLLING PLACE. MAKE SURE YOU TAKE YOUR I.D. SO YOU CAN VOTE AND IF YOU TAKE OFF TAME TO VOTE OFF OF WORK, YOU CAN ASK AN ELECTION JUDGE FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION SO WHEN YOU GO BACK, YOU CAN SHOW THAT TO YOUR BOSS. ALSO, OUR POLLING PLACES WILL BE OPENING UP AT 7:00 LIKE YOU HEARD. SO RODGERS FORGE WILL OPEN UP

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