2020 Presidential Election

Important Dates to Remember:
Tuesday, February 5, 9 p.m. – Candidate Filing Deadline
Tuesday, April 7, 9 p.m. – Deadline for change of party affiliation
Tuesday, April 7, 9 p.m. – Deadline to register to vote – Primary Election

Thursday, April 16 – Thursday, April 23- Early Voting 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21 – Deadline to request mailing or faxing an absentee ballot
Friday, April 24 – Deadline to request an absentee ballot via email

TUESDAY, APRIL 28 – 7 A.M.–8 P.M. – PRIMARY ELECTION

Monday, May 11 – Voter registration reopens
Tuesday, October 13, 9 p.m. – Deadline to register to vote – General Election

Thursday, October 22 – Thursday, October 29 – Early Voting 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, October 27 – Deadline to request mailing or faxing an absentee ballot
Friday, October 30 - Deadline to request an absentee ballot via email

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 – 7 A.M.–8 P.M. – GENERAL ELECTION

Friday, November 13 – Certification of Election

(Dates are subject to change. Revised 2/7/2019)

General Information:
Important Dates for 2020 Elections [
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Options to vote if you'll be out of town during the
2020 Presidential Elections:

Request an Absentee Ballot  (@ Maryland State Board of Elections website)
Early Voting

Maryland's Voting System:

Election Security Information
Maryland's Voting System - What you Need to Know
Frederick's Voting System (video)
Maryland's Voting System Demonstration (video)