BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Numerous schools in Maryland’s 7th congressional district will be closed on February 4 as voters head to the polls for a primary election to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings.
Baltimore County Schools said Friday that classes will be canceled county-wide since many schools serve as polling places. A district-wide closure is also scheduled for the general election on April 28.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline Saturday
In Baltimore City, schools in the 7th congressional district that serve as polling places will also not have class on February 4. A full list is available on the district’s website.READ MORE: ‘I’m Terrified’ At Least 20 People Shot This Week In Baltimore; Police Identify Victim of Deadly Mass Shooting
Schools across the city will be closed for the general election.
Students under the age of 18 who would like a free meal that day can visit any open school.
Public schools in Howard County will also be closed for both the primary and general elections, according to the district’s website.MORE NEWS: 12-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Baltimore Hit & Run
Thirty-two candidates will appear on the ballot in the primary election.