Election and Voting
Mark Your Calendar for the Presidential Election in 2020:
Maryland’s Primary Election is on Tuesday, April 28. You must be a registered Democrat or Republican to vote
for the presidential candidates in the Primary Elections in Maryland, which are closed to unaffiliated
You can find your district at mdelect.net
You can use the
Online Voter Registration, or print out the
application, and return it with an original signature to your local board of elections. To find your
local board of elections,
Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in the General Election
You can find your voting place (also called polling place) at the
Maryland State Board of Elections
Early Voting for the General Election runs from Thursday, Oct. 25 through Nov. 1 from 10 am until 8 pm.
This year, for the first time, Montgomery County has
11 early voting sites
including the Potomac Community Center in District 15, which makes it much easier to vote if you are
busy on the Election Day.
to find the one near you.
Maryland has no-excuse absentee voting. That means you can vote in every election and skip the lines at
Apply for an absentee ballot here.
All U.S. citizens and Maryland residents 18 years or older who are registered may vote in our State.
Additionally, if you are an overseas American citizen, military personnel, or dependent of military
personnel, you may register to vote in Maryland if your current or last U.S. address was in
All U.S. citizens and permanent residents age 18 or older can make campaign contributions regardless of
your current residence.
The General Assembly of Maryland, as the legislative body directly representing the electorate, passes
public general and public local laws, raises revenues and appropriates funds to pay for State government
services, and oversees the operation of State executive agencies. In much of this activity, the
legislator plays a major role in helping to develop the public policy of the State.
For more info,
please see http://mgaleg.maryland.gov