Am I eligible to vote?
Voter Registration Eligibility
Election day is Nov. 3
Online: Oct. 13
By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 13
In person: Oct. 13
Absentee ballot deadlines
Request: Received by Oct. 20
Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3
Return in person: Nov. 3 by 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 26 - Nov. 2, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live
You can also register and vote during early voting and on Election Day
How can I apply to register to vote?
You may also visit the State Board of Elections website to download an application at www.elections.maryland.gov or call 1-800-222-VOTE (8683) to request an application be mailed to you.
What if I change my address with MVA?
If you are currently registered to vote in MD, you must also update your voter registration information to ensure your address remains current with your County Board of Elections. This may be done when:
You may also visit the State Board of Elections website to download an application to update your address at www.elections.state.md.us or call 1-800-222-VOTE (8683) to request an application be mailed to you.
Again, if you do not receive your voter's card within 3 weeks and wish to ensure that you are registered to vote, you should contact your County Board of Elections to confirm receipt and processing of your application.
Please note: Voter registration is voluntary and that neither registering nor declining to apply to register to vote will in anyway affect the availability of services or benefits.