Hagerstown campaign notes

March 03, 2009

Absentee ballot requests due by March 3

March 3 is the deadline for receipt of an application requesting an absentee ballot for the city's primary election, according to information from the Board of Supervisors of Elections for the City of Hagerstown.

Those physically unable to get to their polling places or people who will be absent from the city on election day can qualify for an absentee ballot.

Applications can be faxed to 240-313-2051 or taken to the Election Office at 35 W. Washington St., Suite 101, in Hagerstown. Those who go to the office may either vote at the office or be issued a ballot.

Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

AFL-CIO endorses mayor, council candidates

The Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council has endorsed some of the candidates running for mayor and City Council in the City of Hagerstown's primary election.


The council endorsed incumbent Robert E. Bruchey II for mayor. Receiving endorsements for council were incumbents Lewis C. Metzner, Penny M. Nigh, Alesia D. Parson-McBean and Martin E. Brubaker, as well as Joseph A. Marschner.

The primary election is March 10.

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