California, MD- Today, October 16, 2018 is the last day you can register by mail to vote in the 2018 Gubernatorial Election. All mailed in registration must be postmarked October 16, 2018.It is also the last day you can change party affiliation and update any of your information on your voter registration. You can go online or visit the Maryland Board of Elections website to do any of these BEFORE 9 p.m. EST.

Eligible Maryland residents can register to vote and registered voters can make address changes during early voting. If all of the requirements are met, the voter can complete or update his or her registration, mark, and tabulate his or her ballot at the early voting center.

To register and vote during early voting in your county of residence, an individual must be eligible to vote in Maryland and be a resident that county. He or she can go to the early voting center in thier resident county and bring a document proving residency. The documents that prove residency are a Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) issued driver’s license, ID card, or change of address card, or a paycheck, bank statement, utility bill, or other government document with individual’s name and current address.

Same day registration or address change process is only available during early voting. It will not be available on Election Day.  Party or name changes cannot be processed during early voting or Election Day. 

Early voting in the General Election runs from Thursday, October 25, 2018 through Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 10 am until 8 pm. 
You can vote in an early voting center in the county where you live. See a list of the 2018 General early voting sites (PDF).

There is at least one early voting center in every county. Twelve counties have more than one center.

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...