The 2020 General Election will be held November 3.
If you are a U.S. citizen, ycou must be registered to vote. You can do this at this USA.gov website. Each state has their own voter registration rules. If you are registered to vote in a state other than Maryland, here you can look up important dates at your state board of elections. If you are unsure if you are registered, please complete the 'Can I Vote' form found on this page.
If you are a registered voter in Maryland, there are two ways to vote:
Vote by mail
If you are choosing to vote by mail, you need to request a mail-in ballot. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
There are three ways to request a main-in ballot:
Once you receive your mail-in ballot, you can mail or hand deliver it to a voting location, a ballot drop off box (list found here), or your local board of elections. You cannot email or fax your voted mail-in ballot.
Vote in person
Vote in person at the polls on November 3. View a list of your nearest polling place and directions.
In Maryland, the early voting period runs from Monday, October 26, 2020 to Monday, November 2, 2020.