Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Links to Both Register to Vote and to Request a Mail-In Ballot in Maryland

Are you eligible to vote in Maryland?  These are the rules:

Am I eligible to register to vote?
To register to vote, you must be:
  • A U.S. citizen;
  • A Maryland resident; and
  • At least 16 years old*.
You cannot have been:
  • Convicted of buying or selling votes;
  • Under guardianship for mental disability and found by a court to be unable to communicate a desire to vote; or
  • Convicted of a felony and currently serving a court-ordered sentence of imprisonment. (Effective March 10, 2016)
*You may register to vote if you are at least 16 years old but cannot vote unless you will be at least 18 years old by the next general election.

Register to vote at this link on the state Board of Elections website.

Information on how to vote in Maryland is also on the Maryland Board of Elections website, as is the form for requesting a mail-in ballot.