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Register and Request a Ballot Today

If you live in Congressional District 7 and have not registered to vote, you have until 11:59 p.m. today to register and request a ballot be sent to you electronically.

The special election for Maryland’s Congressional District 7 (CD 7) to fill the House of Representatives vacancy is a vote-by-mail election with limited in-person voting on election day. All registered voters in CD 7 received a ballot in the mail at the address in their voter registration record.

To receive a ballot electronically, residents in CD 7 who are eligible to vote but are not yet registered, including 17-year-olds who will be 18 on or before the April 28, 2020 Special General Election, should register. This is also the last day for registered voters who want to receive a ballot electronically to update their address.    

Residents with a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID may register to vote or change their address online. We strongly encourage voters to verify if the address in their voter registration is correct.

Voters and members of the military, their spouses, and dependents who are overseas and who do not have a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID, may also register or change their address online using different identifying information. 

Due to the spread of COVID-19, paper voter registration applications must be sent to the local Board of Elections by mail, postmarked no later than April 24.  

Eligible voters will receive an email with information on how to get the ballot. A voter may wish to use the accessible online ballot marking tool to mark the ballot.

In-Person Voting

The 2020 Special General Election for CD 7 will be held on Tuesday, April 28. This is a vote-by-mail election with one in-person voting location in Baltimore County:

Martin’s West
6817 Dogwood Road
Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244
Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

More Information

For more information, voters may contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-VOTE (8683).


April 7 Deadline to Register to Vote and Make Changes for the April 28 Election

The 2020 Special General Election for the 7th Congressional District will coincide with the 2020 Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday, April 28. Voters may vote by absentee ballot, visit their local early voting center during early voting, which takes place April 16 through April 23, or they can go to their polling place on Election Day. Important deadlines for these elections are approaching. The deadline to register to vote, change party affiliation, update an address or request a polling place reassignment is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7

To vote in the upcoming presidential primary election, Maryland residents who are eligible to vote but are not yet registered—including 17-year-olds who will be 18 on or before the November 3 Presidential General Election—should register by this deadline. This is also the last day for registered voters to change their party affiliation.

To vote for the special general election contest for the 7th Congressional District, Maryland residents who are eligible to vote but are not yet registered—including 17-year-olds who will be 18 years old on or before the April 28 Special General Election—should register by the deadline. Only voters registered in the 7th Congressional District will have the opportunity to vote for the special general election contest. See if you are registered in the 7th Congressional District.

Register or Make Updates Online

Baltimore County residents with a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID may register to vote, change their address or change their party affiliation online. Voters and members of the military, their spouses and dependents who are overseas and who do not have a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID, may also register or change their address or party affiliation online using different identifying information.

Paper Voter Registration Applications

Paper voter registration applications must be hand-delivered or mailed to the Baltimore County Board of Elections. A hand-delivered application must be received by the Baltimore County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. on April 7,  and a mailed application must be postmarked by April 7. Voters who want to update their address can do so at their local early voting center during the early voting period from April 16 through April 23.

Voter registration applications are available throughout Maryland at the following locations:

  • Local Boards of Elections
  • Motor Vehicle Administration offices
  • State Department of Health offices
  • Local Department of Social Services offices
  • Offices on Aging
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services
  • Recruitment offices of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Public institutions of higher education
  • Marriage license bureaus
  • Post offices
  • Public libraries
  • State Board of Elections
  • The MTA Paratransit Certification Office

You may also call 1-800-222-8683 to request an application by mail, or download and print a voter registration application.

Request an Accessible Polling Place

Most of Maryland’s polling places are accessible to voters with disabilities.Verify voter registration status or find out if an assigned polling place is accessible online. An elderly voter or a voter with a disability who is assigned to an inaccessible polling place may ask to be reassigned to an accessible polling place. This request must be submitted in writing by 5 p.m. on April 7. The request form (PDF) is also available online. Voters can also call 1-800-222-8683 to request a form by mail.

On receipt of a timely request, the Baltimore County Board of Elections will review the request and determine whether there is an accessible polling place with the same ballot as the voter’s home precinct and notify the voter of the status of his or her request.

How to Register to Vote on Election Day

Individuals who miss the April 7 deadline to register will have the opportunity to register to vote at an early voting center during early voting or at their polling place on Election Day. To register to vote on Election Day, individuals need to go to their assigned polling place where they live and bring a document that proves where they live. This can be:

  • An MVA-issued license or ID card
  • A change of address card 
  • A paycheck, bank statement or utility bill
  • Another government document that includes the voter’s name and address.

More Information

For more information, voters may contact the Baltimore County Board of Election at 410-887-5700 or the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-VOTE (8683).


How to Request and Vote by Absentee Ballot

The State of Maryland has declared a special election for Maryland’s Congressional District 7 to fill the House of Representatives vacancy.

The deadline to request a 2020 Special Primary Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is Tuesday, January 28.

The deadline to request a Special Primary Election absentee ballot for online delivery is Friday, January 31.

Any voter registered as Democrat or Republican in Maryland’s Congressional District 7 may request and vote by absentee ballot, either:

  • Online: Voters with a Maryland driver’s license or MVA-issued ID card can request an absentee ballot online or print an application. If a voter wishes to receive an absentee ballot online, the Baltimore County Board of Elections must receive a completed absentee ballot application either:
    • ​Submitted by mail by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 31
    • Submitted online, by email or fax by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 31
  • By mail: If a voter wishes to receive an absentee ballot by mail, the Board of Elections must receive a completed absentee ballot application either:
    • Submitted by mail by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28
    • Submitted online, by email or fax by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28
  • By submitting a signed application
  • By telephone: Call the Board of Elections at 410-887-5700.
  • In writing
  • In person: Visit the Board of Elections at 11112 Gilroy Road, Suite 104 in Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Note: If a voter misses the applicable deadline, the absentee ballot request must be made in person at the Baltimore County Board of Elections.

Find Your Congressional District

Only voters registered as Democrat or Republican in Congressional District 7 can vote in the 2020 Special Primary Election. Voters can find their Congressional District online or check to see if they are registered in Congressional District 7.

More Information

The 2020 Special Primary Election for Congressional District 7 will be held on Tuesday, February 4. There will be no early voting for the Special Primary Election. Voters can vote by mailing their absentee ballot to their local Board of Elections or by visiting their polling place on the Special Primary’s election day.

For more information about the Special Primary Election, contact the Baltimore County Board of Elections at 410-887-5700 or contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-VOTE (8683).


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017