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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Maryland, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Maryland Election Website or call (410) 269-2840 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

On Nov. 2nd, Annapolis will hold an all-mail election for mayor and city council. The voter registration deadline is Oct. 4th.

All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail for this election.


Presidential Primaries

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.   See Maryland Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 25th to Nov. 1st

You can vote early in Maryland at a designated early voting location from Oct. 25th to Nov. 1st. No excuse required.

All voters will receive an mail-in ballot for the Annapolis municipal election. If you need to request a ballot to a different address, your request must be received by Oct. 29th at 4:30 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return it in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be postmarked by Nov. 2nd. You may also use a designated drop box to return your ballot in person by 8 p.m. on Nov. 2nd.

In Maryland, The mail-in ballot application period opens January 1st. You may request to receive ballots for statewide primary and general elections during the calendar year, no excuse required.


Voter ID + Access for Maryland

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.
  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • The pre-registration age is 16
    • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
    Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

    Have you been convicted of a felony?

    See what the registration laws are in your state below.

    Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

    Voting and attending college?

    Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

    College Student Voting Info