Election Rules

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline: April 7

Primary Election Date: June 2

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 13

ID Requirements for Voting: ID only required for first-time voters.

Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 General Election will take place from October 22 – October 29.

Absentee Voting: All registered Maryland voters can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is needed. Voters can access the application online if they have a state issued ID or they can print the form and mail it to their local board of elections via mail, fax, or email at least 7 days before the election. Access the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Maryland is one of 13 states that does not have any women in its Congressional Delegation. Maryland ranks 6th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Maryland Congressional Delegation

Maryland State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size