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Voting in the November 3 General Election

Maryland's General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 3. All eligible voters will receive an application to request a mail-in ballot. If you do not receive an application in the coming weeks, you can fill it out online by clicking here. Alternatively, you can download the form and mail, fax, or email it to your local election office by clicking here. Your request for a mail-in ballot must be received by October 20. To view a step-by-step tutorial of how to request a ballot, click here.

 

There are four easy ways to vote in the November 3 election:

1. At Home Through the Mail: You will receive your ballot by mid-October. Fill out your ballot, sign the envelope, and drop it in the mail. Return postage is paid for your ballot. Your ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3.

2. Drop It Off: If you would prefer not to put your completed ballot in the mail, you may drop it off at a ballot drop box location. Ballot drop boxes will be open until 8:00 p.m. on November 3. Click here to view a list of ballot drop box locations in the state of Maryland.

3. Early Vote In-Person: Early voting begins on Monday, October 26 and continues through Monday, November 2. Early voting polling locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters may cast their vote at any polling location in their county. Click here to view a list of Early voting locations in Maryland.

4. Vote In-Person on Election Day: A limited number of polling locations will be open on Election Day. Voting locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and voters may cast their ballot at any voting location in their county. Click here to view a list of Election Voting Locations in Maryland. 

Ballot Drop Box Locations in the Fifth District

Anne Arundel County

  • Available for use beginning September 30:
    • South River High School: 201 Central Avenue East, Edgewater, MD
    • Southern High School: 4400 Solomons Island Road, Harwood, MD
  • Available for use beginning October 17: 
    • Southern Middle School: 5235 Solomons Island Road, Lothian, MD
    • Crofton Elementary School: 1405 Duke of Kent Drive, Crofton, MD

​Prince George's County

  • Available for use beginning September 30:
    • Accokeek VFD Training & Activity Center: 16111 Livingston Road, Accokeek, MD
    • Baden Community Center: 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine, MD
    • Bowie Gymnasium: 4100 Northview Drive, Bowie, MD
    • Duval High School: 9880 Good Luck Road, Lanham, MD
    • Frederick Douglass High School: 8000 Croom Road, Upper Marlboro, MD
    • Friendly High School: 10000 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD
    • Parkdale High School: 6001 Good Luck Road, Riverdale, MD
    • Show Place Arena: 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue Upper Marlboro
    • Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex: 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD
    • The Pavilion at the University of Maryland Xfinity Center: 8500 Paint Branch Drive, College Park, MD
  • Available for use beginning October 17:
    • Bowie High School: 15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD
    • Bowie State University - James Gym: 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD
    • Eleanor Roosevelt High School: 7601 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, MD
    • Glenn Dale Community Center: 11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard, Glenn Dale, MD
    • South Bowie Community Center: 1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie, MD
    • Surrattsville High School: 6101 Garden Drive, Clinton, MD

Charles County

  • Available for use beginning September 30:
    • Charles County Board of Elections: 201 E Charles Street, La Plata, MD
    • Sacred Heart Church Friendship Hall: 201 St. Mary's Avenue, La Plata, MD
    • St. Charles High School: 5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD
  • Available for use beginning October 17:
    • Henry E. Lackey High School: 3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head, MD
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO): 15065 Burnt Store Road, Hughesville, MD
    • Westlake High School: 3300 Middletown Road, Waldorf, MD

Calvert County

  • Available for use beginning September 30:
    • Community Resources Building: 30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick, MD
  • Available for use beginning October 17:
    • Calvert High School: 520 Fox Run Boulevard, Prince Frederick, MD
    • Huntingtown High School: 4125 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown, MD
    • Northeast Community Center: 4075 Gordon Stinnett Avenue, Chesapeake Beach, MD
    • Northern High School: 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings, MD
    • Patuxent High School: 12485 Southern Connector Boulevard, Lusby, MD
    • Southern Community Center: 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby, MD

St. Mary's County

  • Available for use beginning September 30:
    • Great Mills High School: 21130 Great Mills Road, Great Mills, MD 
    • Hollywood Firehouse: 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD
    • Lexington Park Library: 21677 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boulevard, Lexington Park, MD
    • St. Mary’s County Board of Elections Office (current office location): 23250 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD
    • St. Mary's County Board of Elections (former office location): 41650 Tudor Hall Road, Leonardtown, MD
  • Available for use beginning October 17:
    • Charlotte Hall Library 37600 New Market Road, Charlotte Hall, MD
    • Leonardtown High School 23995 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD
    • Lettie Dent Elementary School 37840 New Market Turner Road, Mechanicsville, MD
    • Lexington Park Elemenary School 46763 Shangri-La Drive, Lexington Park, MD
    • Margaret Brent Middle School 29675 Point Lookout Road, Mechanicsville, MD
    • Spring Ridge Middle School 19856 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD

Early Voting Locations in the Fifth District

Early voting centers are open daily from Monday, October 26 through Monday, November 2 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Anne Arundel County

  • South River High School: 201 Central Avenue East, Edgewater, MD

Prince George's County

  • Accokeek VFD Training and Activity Center: 16111 Livingston Road, Accokeek, MD 
  • Bowie Gymnasium: 4100 Northview Drive, Bowie, MD 
  • Duval High School: 9880 Good Luck Road, Lanham, MD 
  • Show Place Arena: 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro, MD  
  • Southern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex: 13601 Missouri Avenue, Brandywine, MD 
  • The Pavilion at the University of Maryland Xfinity Center: 8500 Paint Branch Drive, College Park, MD 

Charles County

  • Sacred Heart Friendship Hall: 201 St. Mary’s Avenue, La Plata, MD 
  • St. Charles High School – Gymnasium: 5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 

Calvert County

  • Community Resources Building: 30 Duke Street – Lower Level, Prince Frederick, MD 

St. Mary's County

  • Hollywood Firehouse Main Building: 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD   

Election Day Voting Centers in the Fifth District

Election Day voting centers are open on Tuesday, November 3 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Anne Arundel

  • Crofton Elementary School: 1405 Duke of Kent Drive, Crofton
  • South River High School: 201 Central Avenue East, Edgewater
  • Southern High School: 4400 Solomons Island Road, Harwood
  • Southern Middle School: 5235 Solomons Island Road: Lothian

Prince George's County

  • Accokeek VFD Training & Activity Center: 16111 Livingston Road, Accokeek
  • Baden Community Center: 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine
  • Bowie Gymnasium: 4100 Northview Drive, Bowie
  • Bowie High School: 15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie
  • Bowie State University - James Gym: 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie
  • Duval High School: 9880 Good Luck Road, Lanham
  • Eleanor Roosevelt High School: 7601 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt
  • Frederick Douglass High School: 8000 Croom Road, Upper Marlboro
  • Friendly High School: 10000 Allentown Road, Fort Washington
  • Glenn Dale Community Center: 11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard, Glenn Dale
  • Parkdale High School: 6001 Good Luck Road, Riverdale
  • Show Place Arena: 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro
  • South Bowie Community Center: 1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie
  • Southern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex: 13601 Missouri Avenue, Brandywine
  • Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex: 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington
  • Surrattsville High School: 6101 Garden Drive, Clinton
  • The Pavilion at the University of Maryland Xfinity Center: 8500 Paint Branch Drive, College Park

Charles County

  • Henry E. Lackey High School - Cafeteria: 3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head
  • La Plata High School - Common's Area: 6035 Radio Station Road, La Plata
  • Maurice J. McDough High School - Gymnasium: 7165 Marshall Corner Road, Pomfret
  • North Point High School - Gymnasium: 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf
  • Piccowaxen Middle School: 12834 Rock Point Road, Newburg
  • Sacred Heart Church Friendship Hall: 201 St. Mary's Avenue, La Plata
  • St. Charles High School - Gymnasium: 5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf
  • Thomas Stone High School - Cafeteria: 3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf
  • Westlake High School - Gymnasium: 3300 Middletown Road, Waldorf

Calvert County

  • Calvert High School: 520 Fox Run Boulevard, Prince Frederick
  • Community Resources Building: 30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick
  • Huntingtown High School: 4125 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown
  • Northern High School: 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings
  • Patuxent High School: 12485 Southern Connector Boulevard, Lusby

St. Mary's County

  • Great Mills High School: 21130 Great Mills Road, Great Mills
  • Hollywood Firehouse: 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood
  • Leonardtown High School: 23995 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown
  • Lettie Marshal Dent Elementary School: 37840 New Market Turner Road, Mechanicsville
  • Lexington Park Elementary School: 46763 Shangri-La Drive, Lexington Park
  • Margaret Brent Middle School: 29675 Point Lookout Road, Mechanicsville
  • Spring Ridge Middle School: 19856 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park

FAQs:

  1. What should I do if I haven’t received my ballot by mid-October?
    1. If you haven’t received your ballot, contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-8683.
    2. Voters can submit an application through the State Board of Elections to download their absentee ballot online. Click here to submit an application. Click here to view a step-by-step tutorial of how to request a ballot.
  2. When does my ballot need to be postmarked by?
    1. On or before November 3, 2020
  3. What should I do if I am not sure if I am registered to vote?
    1. If you are unsure if you are registered to vote, click here. All voters must be registered to vote by October 13. Voters will be able to register to vote in-person at a polling location on Election Day.
  4. What should I do if I need to update my voting address?
    1. If you need to update your voting address, follow the steps listed here