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Key 2020 Election Dates


Vote-By-Mail Ballot Applications
Mailed to Voters
Monday, August 24
(For voters who have not yet submitted their Vote-By-Mail Ballot applications)

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Mailed to
Military/Overseas Voters
Friday, September 18

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Mailed to
Domestic Maryland Voters
Thursday, September 24
Includes Maryland-resident voters, out-of-state college students, and other Maryland voters temporarily residing in other states. Mailing of ballots begins on this date and continues until the Vote-By-Mail Ballot Application deadline on October 20.

Vote-By-Mail Ballot Drop Boxes
September 28 – 30: 21 locations available
Expanding to 45 locations by October 24
Voters concerned about returning their ballots by mail may instead deposit their ballots in official Board of Elections Ballot Drop Boxes beginning September 28. Click here for a complete list of Ballot Drop Box locations.

Key 2020 Election Dates


Check on the Status of Your
Vote-By-Mail Ballot Application
Click here, enter the requested information to lookup your voter record, then select “Status of My Mailed-in or Provisional Ballot” to check on the status of your Vote-By-Mail Ballot Application.

Voter Registration Deadline
Tuesday, October 13
(or register same day during Early Voting or on Election Day)
Lookup your voter registration here.
Find out how to register to vote here.

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Application Deadline
Tuesday, October 20
Complete info here.

Early Voting
Monday, Oct. 26 – Monday, Nov. 2
Find early voting locations here.
Early Voting Sites also will be open for in-person voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election Day
Tuesday, November 3
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, regular polling places will not be open. Up to 40 Vote Centers will be open in Montgomery County for in-person voting. Click here for a complete list of locations.