VOTING & ELECTIONS
On March 17th, Governor Hogan made a proclamation to postpone the April 28th primary to June 2nd, and implement a vote by mail system for the 7th Congressional District Seat election on April 28th. Also, the State Board of Elections was directed to develop a comprehensive plan for the June 2nd Primary Election by April 3rd 2020. On April 10th, in a new proclamation Governor Hogan ratified the Board of Elections plan for the June 2nd Primary.
COVID-19 has led to many changes. These changes have been made to ensure Maryland voters can exercise their fundamental right to vote while also safeguarding the public’s health during this pandemic. We will continue to update this page as election details are finalized.
Confirm that you are registered to vote and that your mailing address is up to date.
To slow the spread of COVID-19, all eligible active Maryland voters will receive a mail-in ballot. All mailed ballots included a return envelope and prepaid postage. To have your ballot mailed to a different address or to have it sent electronically, click here
Voters will receive a Democratic or Republic ballot by mail if they are affiliated with one of those parties. Voters who are not affiliated with these parties will receive a nonpartisan ballot by mail if there are nonpartisan races on your ballot (example: municipal offices). Learn more
Election Date: Tuesday, June 2nd
Vote Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 27th (for eligible voters who miss the registration deadline, same-day registration will be available at an in-person voter center near you)
- When you receive your ballot, fill in the oval to the left of your candidate choice.
- Sign and date the oath on the envelope using a black pen.
- Return your voted ballot by mail or deliver it to a secure drop box location.
- No stamp is required (postage is prepaid).
- Make sure your ballot is postmarked on or before June 2nd (by 8pm) or delivered to a drop box location by 8 pm on Tuesday, June 2nd
- In-person Voting Centers will be open on Election Day, June 2nd, from 7am-8pm. Every county will have at least one location available. Click here for list of Voter Centers.
- Secure drop box locations will also be available from May 21-June 2nd at 8pm.
- Ballots for this election have not been mailed yet
- Reminder: If you have a felony conviction, but are not currently incarcerated – you have the right to vote in this election. Still unsure? Click here to learn if you’re eligible.
Have problems or questions about voting? Call the nonpartisan hotline:
Asian & Pacific languages: 888-API-VOTE
American Sign Language video: 301-818-VOTE
or text OUR VOTE to 97779
You can also contact us directly at 443-906-0442
Looking for nonpartisan information about the candidates? Visit vote411.org