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Mail-in Voting: Information and Instructions for the 2020 Elections

Important Note: Senate Bill 145, passed by the Maryland General Assembly and enacted on May 8, 2020 requires the State Board of Elections and each local board of elections to refer to absentee ballots as “mail–in ballots” and absentee voting as “mail–in voting” in all communications with voters and the general public. Please note that this change in terminology does NOT change the process of mail-in voting.

Who may vote by mail-in ballot?

How do I request a mail-in ballot?

What is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot?

How do I know if my request for a ballot was received and processed?

Can I have someone pick up my ballot?

How will I receive my mail-in ballot?

How do I vote my mail-in ballot?

How do I return my voted ballot?

Can I have help voting?

What should I do if...