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The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Board of Elections

Notice Regarding the Coronavirus

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the Board of Elections Office is closed to the public until further notice. All election judge and closer training classes have been postponed until further notice. Further updates will be available in the coming days.

 

On March 17, the Maryland State Board of Elections released a press statement (PDF) about the postponement of the Presidential Primary Election to June 2, and the change in election format to mail-in ballots for the Congressional District 7 Special General Election. For the latest updates, visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website.

Congressional District 7 Special Election

View the State of Maryland Proclamation (PDF) regarding the special election for the vacancy in Congressional District 7.

View the proofing ballots for the Congressional District 7 Special Election.

Learn more about the Congressional District 7 Special Election.

Polling Place Changes

At its December 18, 2019, 8:30 a.m. meeting, the Baltimore County Board of Elections approved the following:

  • Changing the location of the polling place for:
    • 09-005
      From: Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 West Chesapeake Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21204
      To: Bykota Senior Center, 611 Central Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21204
       
    • 09-006
      From: Towson Ruhl Armory, 1035 York Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21204
      To: Carver Center for Arts and Technology, 938 York Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21204

The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 11112 Gilroy Road, Suite 104, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031.

At its November 20, 2019, 8:30 a.m. meeting, the Baltimore County Board of Elections approved the following:

  • Changing the location of the polling place for:
    • 01-011
      From: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2001 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21228
      To: Catonsville Middle School—Gym, 2301 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21228
      Change for Special Primary Election on February 4, 2020.
       
    • 04-003
      From: Har Sinai Congregation, 2905 Walnut Avenue, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
      To: Owings Mills Elementary School—Multi-Purpose Room, 10824 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
       
    • 04-009
      From: Boring Volunteer Fire Department, 14711 Old Hanover Road, Boring, Maryland 21020
      To: Upperco Volunteer Fire Department—Activities Building, 16020 Carnival Avenue, Upperco, Maryland 21155
       
    • 08-021
      From: St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, 909 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
      To: Oregon Ridge Lodge—Seneca Room, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
       
    • 08-022
      From: Broadmead, 13801 York Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
      To: Cockeysville Middle School—Gym, 10401 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
      Change for Special Primary Election on February 4, 2020 and Primary Election on April 28, 2020.
       
    • 08-026
      From: Cockeysville Middle School—Cafeteria, 10401 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
      To: Cockeysville Middle School—Gym, 10401 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
       
    • 08-027
      From: Oregon Ridge Lodge—Seneca Room, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
      To: Oregon Ridge Lodge—Sequoia Room, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
       
    • 09-008
      From: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1108 Providence Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21286
      To: Loch Raven High School—Gym, 1212 Cowpens Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21286

Board Members

Find more information on the members of the Board.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are normally held at this office the fourth Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. (day and time subject to change). In election years, the November meeting will be held on Election Day. Please contact the Elections Board if you wish to attend any meeting.

The next Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, at 9 a.m. The Board of Canvassers will be sworn in at this meeting. A public demonstration of voting equipment is scheduled for 10 a.m. This meeting date is subject to change. 

New Maryland Voting System

Read more about the new Maryland Election Voting system.

Contact the Board of Elections

Katie Brown, Director
Nancy Stratton, Deputy Director

Baltimore County Board of Elections
11112 Gilroy Road
Suite 104
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-887-5700
Fax: 410-887-0894

Redistricting

Changes to polling places per Congressional, Council and Legislative Redistricting Plan: Redistricting Updates (PDF) for 2014.

Find your Polling Location

If you are not sure where you vote on Election Day, you can find your polling place by entering your address in our Polling Place Locator.

Disclaimer: The resulting polling place information is not a confirmation that you are a registered voter. The polling place locator merely finds a polling place for a given address.

Early Voting

Find more information on early voting sites for the 2020 Presidential Election.

Timelines and Deadlines

Congressional District 7 Special Election General

  • District 7 Special General: Tuesday, April 28

Presidential Primary 

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 12. The office remains open until 5 p.m. for the registration deadline.
  • Public Demonstration of Voting Equipment: To Be Determined
  • Early Voting for Presidential Primary Election: Thursday, May 21 to Thursday, May 28
  • Presidential Primary: Tuesday, June 2, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Absentee Ballot Canvass: To Be Determined
  • Provisional Ballot Canvass: To Be Determined
  • Absentee Ballot Canvass 2: To Be Determined

Presidential General

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13. The office remains open until 5 p.m. for the registration deadline.
  • Public Demonstration of Voting Equipment: Wednesday, September 30, at 10 a.m.
  • Early Voting for Presidential General Election: Thursday, October 22 to Thursday, October 29
  • Presidential General: Tuesday, November 3
  • Absentee Ballot Canvass: Thursday, November 5, at 10 a.m.
  • Provisional Ballot Canvass: Wednesday, November 11, at 10 a.m.
  • Absentee Ballot Canvass 2: Thursday, November 12, at 10 a.m.

Register to Vote

Questions and answers for voter registration are on our voter registration page. Military and Overseas voters will find additional information.

Verify if you have already registered to vote at the University of Maryland voter registration verification. Use the voter verification to find your sample ballot.

Disclaimer: The website is updated by the University of Maryland and does not necessarily reflect the State Board's records. Call your local board if you do not see your records posted.

Absentee Ballot Processing

Information and instructions about absentee voting are provided at the State Board. Fax applications or any correspondence requiring a signature to the Absentee Department Fax at 410-887-0894. Questions about Absentee Ballots may be referred to the Baltimore County Voter Absentee Department. Email the absentee supervisor at electionabsentee@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Military and Overseas voters will find additional information.

Find Your District Information

If you have questions about Delegate or Senatorial scholarships or are applying for a notary find your district information.

Statewide searches for your district information can be done through the University of Maryland.

District Maps

You can download free maps of Election, Congressional, County Council and Legislative Districts. The maps are in PDF form and can be printed at home or on large format printers at a local printing shop.

Find Your Representatives

If you have concerns as a constituent, contact your representatives.

Petitions

Call 410-887-5700 or visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website to learn more about state and local petitions.

Maryland State Board of Elections

See voting news and statistics straight from Annapolis at the Maryland State Board.

Find the facts at the State Board of Elections rumor control.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Election Office is to guarantee that every eligible citizen in Baltimore County is given the opportunity to register and vote to ensure a democratic process.

 
Revised March 24, 2020         

 

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