Maryland Voter Information

Get ready to cast your ballot on Nov. 4

Election Day 2014 in Maryland is approaching quickly. Are you ready to vote? Here is key voter information to help you cast your ballot by or on November 4th.


What elections are coming up in Maryland?

Statewide, Marylanders will choose the next governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. All members of the Maryland General Assembly—both state senators and delegates—are also up for election.

When can I vote on Election Day?

Election Day is November 4th. Polls will be open that day from 7am to 8pm.

Where should I vote on Election Day?

Click here to find out where to cast your ballot in-person on Tuesday, November 4th.

How can I vote by Absentee Ballot?

Click here to see if you qualify and find the full guidelines for voting by absentee ballot. Your request for an absentee ballot must be received (not just mailed) by Tuesday, October 28th if you want to receive your ballot by mail or fax, or by Friday, October 31st if you want to download your ballot from the website.

What identification do I need to vote?

Most voters will not need to present any forms of ID. However, some first time voters may be asked to show ID before voting—either a valid photo ID or a copy of a recent utility bill, paycheck or other government document showing your name and address.

What if I have more questions?

Answers to additional questions are available at the Maryland State Board of Elections website: