Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to vote in Maryland, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Due to COVID-19, Maryland has postponed its closed primary election to June 2nd. All registered voters will receive a ballot by mail. If you would like your ballot mailed to a different address or electronically delivered please request by May 26th.
You may register to vote with valid ID in person at early voting sites. Be sure to affiliate with your party of choice at registration so that you can participate.
Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary. Annually parties may choose to open their primaries to all registered voters up to 6 months before Election Day. In 2020 primaries remain closed. See Maryland Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: May 21st to May 28th
You can vote in-person at designated early voting locations from May 21st to May 28th before the election. No excuse required.
Due to COVID-19, all Maryland voters will receive a ballot by-mail to the address on their voter registration for the June 2nd primary election. If you would like your ballot sent to a different address you'll need to apply (click here) no later than May 26th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked on or before June 2nd, Election Day.
If you miss the May 26th mail deadline, you may request an absentee ballot by electronic download through May 29th and hand deliver to your local board of elections. Click here for more information.
The absentee ballot by-mail application period opens Jan. 1st. You may request to receive ballots for statewide primary and general elections during the calendar year, no excuse required.