FOR PRESIDENTIAL AND GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION INFO VISIT THE KENT COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE.

Board of Supervisors of Elections: (Term 4 years – 3 members)

Scott Foster 10/01/27
Bob Ortiz 10/01/27
Loretta Lodge (Alt) 10/01/27

 


ELECTION RESULTS 2021 REDISTRICTING MAP AND ORDINANCE

The League of Women Voters of Kent County – Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Kent County (LWVKCMD) will not hold a candidate forum for Chestertown Town Council Wards 2 and 4. Candidates are running unopposed in both Wards.

 

The 2023 election will be held November 7. The only polling place is the Chestertown firehouse. Hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

CHESTERTOWN NOTICE OF 2023 ELECTION
All residents residing within the Town limits of Chestertown who will vote in the Town election on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 must be registered with the Kent County Board of Election Supervisors on or before Friday, October 6, 2023.  All Town of Chestertown residents currently registered with the County are automatically registered to vote in Town elections.  The Kent County Board of Election Supervisors is located at 135 Dixon Drive and is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays.  Forms and information regarding mail-in registration may be obtained from the Kent County Board of Election Supervisors, 410-778-0038.

By Authority of Board of Supervisors of Elections of the Town of Chestertown

NOTICE OF CANDIDATES

On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, the Town of Chestertown will hold an election for Councilmembers from the 2nd and 4th Wards.  Any person desiring to have his or her name placed on the official ballot must file a Petition of Candidacy (meeting with the candidacy requirements in the Town Charter) with the Board of Supervisors of Elections for Chestertown at the Town Office, 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, Maryland.  Petition forms and information may be obtained in the Town Office or by printing all forms in the Campaign Form Links box below.  Petitions must be filed at the Town Office no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2023.

By Authority of Board of Supervisors of Elections of the Town of Chestertown

CAMPAIGN FORM LINKS

Please note, candidate applications will NOT be accepted in Town Hall before September 1, 2023.  Please note, all forms must be complete or will not be accepted.

Petition for Candidacy
Town Ethics Disclosure
Chapter 71: Elections
Campaign Finance Entities
Campaign Finance/Contribution/Expenditure Reports

2023 Election Info – 2nd and 4th Wards

2023 Election Schedule – 2nd and 4th Wards

Thurs., August 31, 2023 – Advertise Election and Deadline for Candidate Filing Advertise Voter Registration

Thurs., September 7, 2023 – Advertise Election and Deadline for Candidate Filling Advertise Voter Registration

Thurs, September 14, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. – Tentative Initial meeting of Board of Supervisor of Elections to review any early petitions for Candidacy submitted and procedures

Fri., October 6, 2023 – Last Day for Voter Registration

Fri., October 6, 2023 – Last Day for Candidate Filing

Fri., October 6, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. – Meeting of Board of Supervisors of Elections for final review of Petitions for Candidacy submitted

Thurs., October 19, 2023 – Advertise Election

Thurs., October 26, 2023 – Advertise Election

Wed., October 25, 2023 – Last day to request regular absentee ballot applications

Tues., November 7, 2023 – Election Day – 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Last day to get emergency ballots)

Wed., November 8, 2023 – 5:00 p.m. – Chestertown Board of Supervisors of Elections has final meeting to make the final count of all totals and certify the election

 

2023 Election Sample Ballots – 2nd and 4th Wards 

Ward 2 – click to enlarge

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Ward 4 – click to enlarge

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Town of Chestertown

Kent County

Maryland State Board of Elections
The mission of the Maryland State Board of Elections is to provide all eligible citizens of the State convenient access to voter registration; to provide all registered voters accessible locations in which they may exercise their right to vote, to ensure uniformity of election practices; to promote fair and equitable elections; and to maintain registration records, campaign fund reports, and other election-related data accurately and in a form that is accessible to the public. Visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website by clicking here.

Maryland State Board of Elections Quick Links:

 

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