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Look Out for Ballots Arriving via US Postal Service

The Maryland State Board of Elections is urging all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for mail-in ballots for the June 2 Presidential Primary election. Mail-in ballots could begin arriving in mailboxes this week. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2 Primary will be conducted by mail, with limited options to vote in person on Election Day.

“We are asking all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for their mail-in ballot for the June 2 Primary election and to vote by mail if possible,” said Linda Lamone, Maryland Administrator of Elections. “Voting by mail is safe, secure and free. There is no postage required. Voters simply need to fill out their ballot, sign the oath on the envelope and place it back in the mail.”

The Maryland State Board of Elections is committed to educating voters on the changes made to election procedures due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. These changes have been made to ensure voters can exercise their fundamental right to vote while also safeguarding the public’s health during this pandemic.

The June 2 Presidential Primary election will be conducted by mail, with up to four, in-person voting locations in each County and Baltimore City for those who are unable to vote by mail.

More Information

To learn more or for a list of voting locations, visit the State Board of Elections website or call 1-800-222-8683. 


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