Baltimore City Board of Elections, Charles L. Benton, Jr., Building, 417 East Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Since July 2012, the State Board of Elections has made available an Online Voter Registration (OLVR) System. From the Board's website, voters now can register to vote in federal, State, county and municipal elections in Maryland. They also can update their registration to reflect change of name, address, or party affiliation. Additionally, Marylanders can register to vote by completing a voter registration application at the State Board of Elections, any local board of elections, local department of social services, local office on aging, or at one of the following agencies:
Anne Arundel County Board of Elections, County Government Office Building, 7320 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, Maryland, August 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
In Presidential Election years: held on 4th Tuesday in April (2016, 2020) (Chapter 332, Acts of 2015
In Gubernatorial Election years: held on last Tuesday in June (2018, 2022) (Chapter 169, Acts of 2011; Code Election Law Article, sec. 8-201).
In even-numbered years: held on the Tuesday after 1st Monday in November (2016, 2018)
(Chapter 99, Acts of 1956, ratified Nov. 6, 1956: Const., Art. XV, sec. 7; Code Election Law Article, sec. 8-301).
Next municipal primary election: June 2018 (for circuit court clerk, orphans' court judges, register of wills, sheriff, & state's attorney)
In Presidential Election years: held on 4th Tuesday in April (2016, 2020) (Chapter 332, Acts of 2015)
In Presidential Election years: held on the Tuesday after 1st Monday in November (2016, 2020) (Chapter 548, Acts of 2012; Code Election Law Article, sec. 8-301).
July 1, 2015
Note: In this past edition of Maryland Manual, some links are to external sites.