Election Information

TOWN OF OXFORD PUBLIC NOTICE OF 2021 ELECTION

 There will be an ELECTION in the Town of Oxford to fill the expired term of one COMMISSIONER for a three-year term of office, to be held on June 15, 2021.

IMPORTANT DATES

You may file for candidacy by requesting an application to townoffice@goeaston.net.  The deadline for registering as a candidate for office is May 17, 2021.

Registration to vote in the election must be made by May 18, 2021.  If you are registered, or have registered with the Talbot County Election Board by this date, you are registered to vote in this election.

With the health concerns of COVID-19 and the risk to vulnerable populations, ABSENTEE VOTING is available to all citizens.  A qualified voter desiring to vote in the upcoming election as an ABSENTEE VOTER must make an application in writing to the Supervisor of Elections for an absentee ballot no later than June 7, 2021ABSENTEE VOTER applications can be requested by email to townoffice@goeaston.net or the application can be downloaded here: 2021 application for absentee ballot and returned by email to townoffice@goeaston.net, US Mail to PO Box 339, Oxford, MD  21654, or by placing in the Town Office Drop Box at 101 Market Street. Immediately following approval of the Election Board, the Absentee Ballot, with complete instruction, will be mailed to the voter.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS must be returned to the Town Office no later than Election Day, June 15, 2021 by the close of business – 4 p.m.

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021, FROM 2 PM TO 7 PM, and in person voting will be held at the COMMUNITY SERVICES BUILDING, 101 MARKET STREET, OXFORD, MD.

Due to COVID-19, Face Coverings and Social Distancing is recommended for in person voting.  Signs will be posted directing voters through the process.  Please follow all instructions as provided.

 QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTERS

Must be a citizen of the United States; is at least 18 years of age; has resided in the corporate limits of the Town for thirty (30) days next preceding any Town election; and is registered to vote in accordance with the provisions of the Charter.

All questions should be direction to the Town Manager, Cheryl Lewis at 410-226-5122 or oxfordclerk@goeaston.net.  Town of Oxford, PO Box 339, Oxford, MD  21654