Early voting has begun in DC and Maryland

Source: CNN

Source: CNN

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early voting is an option in both Maryland and DC starting this week, and kicked off at One Judiciary Square this past weekend.

DCW’s Cameron Thompson had coverage of the first day of early voting at that site.

One Judiciary Square is the only early voting site open in the District until October 28, when early voting sites will open in all eight wards:

– Ward 1: Columbia Heights Community Center; 1480 Girard St, NW

– Ward 2: One Judiciary Square; 441 4th St, NW.

– Ward 3: Chevy Chase Community Center; 5601 Connecticut Ave NW.

– Ward 4: Takoma Community Center; 300 Van Buren St, NW.

– Ward 5: Turkey Thicket Recreation Center; 1100 Michigan Ave, NE.

– Ward 6: King Greenleaf Recreation Center; 201 N St, SW.

– Ward 6: Sherwood Recreation Center; 640 10th St, NE.

– Ward 7: Dorothy I Height-Benning Library; 3935 Benning Rd, NE.

– Ward 8: Malcolm X Elementary School; 1351 Alabama Ave SE.

In Maryland, early voting begins Thursday, Oct. 27 and continues through Thursday, Nov. 3, from 8 am until 8 pm.  Click here for a list of early voting sites across the state (there are a LOT!)

There is no early voting in Virginia, but voters who won’t be able to make it to the polls on Election Day can send in an absentee ballot. Click here for more information on how to do that.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 p.m. on Nov. 1, and in person by 5 p.m. Nov. 5.