State Voting Information – Maryland

Voter Registration Deadline (by mail): 10/14/2014

Primary Dates: 06/24/2014

Election Day: 11/04/2014

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Voter ID Requirements – Maryland

Do 1st time voters need ID?: Yes, if registered by mail, and copy of ID was not sent with registration and if ID numbers were not verified by the state.
Do all voters need ID?: No
Student ID accepted?: Yes. You may also be required to prove your current address.

What forms of ID are acceptable?

  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID
    • MD driver’s license
    • MVA-issued ID card
    • Student ID card
    • Employee or military ID card
    • US passport
    • Any other State or federal government-issued ID card
  • Copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address. (Current means that the document is dated within 3 months of the election).

If a voter needs an acceptable form of ID on election day but does not have one, he or she may cast a provisional ballot. However, the ballot will not be counted unless the voter provides one of the acceptable forms of ID above to their local elections board by the second Wednesday after the election. For more information on the casting a provisional ballot, click here.

Early Voting and Absentee Voting – Maryland

Voters can vote early in-person from October 27, 2012 and ending on October 30, 2012. A list of locations and times can be found here.

Voters are not required to provide an excuse to apply for and submit an absentee ballot. For information on applying for and submitting an absentee ballot by mail, please click here.

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