In Person: 21 days before Election Day or during early voting between 13 and 5 days before Election Day.
By Mail: 21 days before Election Day.
Online: 21 days before Election Day.
You can register to vote in-person during early voting. You will need to bring your MVA-issued license, ID card, or change of address card, or a paycheck, bank statement, utility bill, or other government document that has your name and current address.
To register in Maryland you must:
be a U.S. citizen
be a Maryland resident
be at least 18 years old by the next general election
not be under guardianship for mental disability
not have been convicted of buying or selling votes
not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, have completed serving a court ordered sentence of imprisonment, including any term of parole or probation for the conviction
Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Mail your voted ballot back to the address indicated on the return envelope.
Your voted ballot must arrive by the deadline or it will not be counted.
Maryland early voting
Early voting starts the second Thursday before Election Day.
For the Presidential General Election, early voting centers are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. For all other elections, early voting centers are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.
Early voting ends the Thursday before Election Day.
Maryland voter ID
If you’ve voted in Maryland before, you don’t need to provide ID to vote in person.
If you’re voting for the first time in Maryland; submitted your registration by mail; and didn’t provide a copy your Maryland driver’s license, state ID card, social security card or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you registered, you may need to show one of these documents to vote.
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.