ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Maryland State Board of Elections announced Friday that North Mankato, Minnesota-based Taylor Corporation will produce and mail ballots for the 2020 General Election.
The company will provide up to four million ballot packets for eligible Maryland voters who requested a mail-in ballot.READ MORE: Simone Biles Looks To Focus On Herself; Tokyo Olympics Created Unique Stress, Doctor Says
The Board has also contracted with Runbeck Election Services, Inc. to produce and send about four million ballot applications and postage-paid return envelopes and with Single Point Sourcing to produce over 15 million ballots for in-person voting. The Board is also obtaining sample ballots and ballot packets from other vendors as a contingency.READ MORE: Greenbelt Man Thomas Connally Charged For Threatening Life Of Dr. Anthony Fauci & Dr. Francis Collins
SeaChange, the company that provided mail-in ballots in the June primary election, was initially assigned a portion of the mail-in ballots required for the November election; however, the company notified the Board this week that it declined to produce the requested mail-in ballots.MORE NEWS: Video Shows Ryan LeRoux Moving In Car Before Montgomery County Police Fatally Shot Him In McDonald's Drive Thru
The Board also voted Friday to approve Baltimore City’s proposed vote center locations, including eight early voting centers and 24 election day voting centers, and also approved St. Mary’s County’s vote center locations.