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ANNAPOLIS (Oct. 22, 2020) – The Maryland State Board of Elections reminds voters seeking to cast their ballots in person that early voting begins Monday, Oct. 26 and runs for eight consecutive days, including Saturday and Sunday. Early voting in Maryland concludes on Monday, Nov. 2, the day prior to Election Day.

Eligible voters may cast their ballots at any authorized early voting center in their jurisdiction of residence. A complete list of early voting centers is available here. Voters may also search here for early voting centers, Election Day voting centers, and ballot drop box locations in their area simply by including their zip code.

For voters who missed the advance voter registration deadline, same-day registration will be available at early voting and Election Day vote centers. To prove their place of residence, Marylanders registering in person during early voting or on Election Day will need to bring their Motor Vehicle Administration-issued driver’s license, identification card or change of address card, or a paycheck, bank statement, utility bill or other government document that includes the voter’s name and new address.

“We encourage Marylanders who would like to vote in person to take advantage of early voting,” said Maryland State Board of Elections Administrator Linda Lamone. “While many Marylanders have, and continue to, cast their votes using mail-in ballots, voting early is one way to reduce lines and limit wait times at vote centers. The best time to vote in person is on a weekday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.”

Voters who have already requested a ballot should vote the ballot they receive in the mail. Voters simply complete the ballot, sign the oath on the postage-paid return envelope that accompanies the ballot, seal the envelope and submit it by mail or at an approved ballot drop box location.

Voters may not “trade in” their mail-in ballot during early voting or on Election Day, nor can they scan their mail-in ballot at an in-person vote center. If a voter has already requested or received a mail-in ballot and wants to vote early, the voter will have to cast a provisional ballot. This ballot will be held until election officials confirm the voter did not also return a mail-in ballot. This process ensures only one ballot per voter is counted.

Voters may drop off a mail-in ballot at an early voting center, but the ballot must be properly sealed in the return envelope that accompanied the mail-in ballot. Voters must sign the oath on the return envelope in order for the ballot to be counted.

As a reminder, early voting centers and Election Day vote centers will be following approved health guidelines. Voters must wear a mask and maintain a distance of at least six feet between other individuals.

Anne Arundel County

Calvert County

Early voting is Monday, October 26 through Monday, November 2, 2020; 7 a.m. to  8 p.m.

Early Voting Location:

Community Resources Building
Conference Room 1 – Lower Level
30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick

Mail-in Ballots


All eligible, active voters will receive a mail in ballot application in late August or early September. If a voter wishes to vote by mail, please return the application as soon as possible. The deadline to receive the application (not just mailed by) is October 20, 2020.

You may request a mail in ballot online or download the application:

Online Mail in Ballot Request

Mail in Ballot Application (PDF)

Drop Boxes  


Update! October 15, 2020. The rest of the ballot drop boxes are being delivered today! They will be in place by 5:00 pm. They will be available 24/7 until 8:00 pm on November 3, 2020. 

Locations: 

  • Northern High School – 2950 Chaneyville Rd, Owings, 20736
  • Huntingtown High School – 4125 Solomons Island Rd, Huntingtown, 20639
  • Calvert High School – 520 Fox Run Blvd, Prince Frederick, 20678
  • Patuxent High School – 12485 Southern Connector Blvd, Lusby, 20657
  • Community Resources Building – 30 Duke St, Prince Frederick, 20678
  • Northeast Community Center – 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave, Chesapeake Beach. 20732
  • Southern Community Center – 20 Appeal Ln, Lusby, 20657

Charles County

Early Voting Centers

Available October 26th – November 2nd (including the weekend) 7 a.m.– 8 p.m.

Sacred Heart Church Friendship Hall
201 St. Mary’s Avenue
La Plata, MD 20646Drop Box is located in rear Friendship Hall
parking lot behind the Church
St. Charles High School
5305 Piney Church Road
Waldorf, MD 20602Drop Box is located at front entrance
of the Aquatics Center

Vote Centers

Available on Election Day November 3rd 7 a.m.– 8 p.m.

Sacred Heart Church Friendship Hall
201 St. Mary’s Avenue
La Plata, MD 20646
St. Charles High School – Gym 5305 Piney Church Road Waldorf, MD 20602McDonough High School – Gym 7165 Marshall Corner Road Pomfret, MD 20675
Lackey High School – Café 3000 Chicamuxen Road
Indian Head, MD 20640
La Plata High School – Commons
6035 Radio Station Road
La Plata, MD 20646
Thomas Stone High School – Café
3785 Leonardtown Road
Waldorf, MD 20601
North Point High School – Gym
2500 Davis Road
Waldorf, MD 20603
Westlake High School – Gym 3300 Middletown Road
Waldorf, MD 20603
Piccowaxen Middle School – Café
12834 Rock Point Road
Newburg, MD 20664

Ballot Drop Box Locations

Available September 30th – November 3rd (drop boxes locked 8 p.m. November 3rd )

Sacred Heart Church Friendship Hall
201 St. Mary’s Avenue
La Plata, MD 20646Drop Box is located in rear Friendship Hall parking lot behind the Church
Charles County Board of Elections
201 E. Charles Street
La Plata, MD 20646Grey-colored Drop Box is located to the right
of front entrance
St. Charles High School
5305 Piney Church Road
Waldorf, MD 20602Drop Box is located at the front entrance of the Aquatics Center

Ballot Drop Box Locations

Available October 17th – November 3rd (drop boxes locked 8 p.m. November 3rd )

Westlake High School
3300 Middletown Road
Waldorf, MD 20603Drop Box is located
to the right of the
Gymnasium entrance
Lackey High School
3000 Chicamuxen Road
Indian Head, MD 20640Drop Box is located left
of front entrance to the Aquatics Center
SMECO
Hughesville Customer Service Center
15065 Burnt Store Road
Hughesville, MD 20637Drop Box is located on left
after entering parking lot

St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County will have ONE Early Voting Center:

October 26th through November 2nd 7:00 am to 8:00 pm everyday (including Saturday & Sunday).

Hollywood Firehouse
24801 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, MD 20636

Instead of the usual polling locations, the vote centers listed below will be OPEN for the November 3rd Election ONLY.

St. Mary’s will have the following SEVEN Election Day Vote Centers open any voter can go to any location:

November 3rd 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Hollywood Firehouse
24801 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, MD 20636
Great Mills High School
21130 Great Mills Road
Great Mills, MD 20634
Leonardtown High School
23995 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Margaret Brent Middle School
29675 Point Lookout Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Lexington Park Elem School
46763 S. Shangri-La Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Spring Ridge Middle School
19856 Three Notch Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Lettie Marshall Dent Elem School
37840 New Market Turner Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

The following ballot drop boxes will be available starting September 30, 2020 and will be open 24/7 thru November 3, 2020 until 8:00 pm:

Lexington Park Library
21677 F D R Blvd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Hollywood Firehouse
24801 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, MD 20636
Great Mills High School
21130 Great Mills Road
Great Mills, MD 20634
Board of Elections (old office)
41650 Tudor Hall Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

The following ballot drop boxes will be available starting October 15, 2020 and will be open 24/7 thru November 3, 2020 until 8:00 pm:

Charlotte Hall Library
37600 New Market Road
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Board of Elections (new office)
23250 Hollywood Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Leonardtown High School
23995 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Margaret Brent Middle School
29675 Point Lookout Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Lexington Park Elem School
46763 S. Shangri-La Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653

The following ballot drop boxes will be available during the week of Oct. 22nd – Oct. 24th (exact date of installation not known yet) The box will be open 24/7 thru November 3, 2020 until 8:00 pm:

Spring Ridge Middle School
19856 Three Notch Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Lettie Marshall Dent Elem School
37840 New Market Turner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

St. Mary’s County Residents

Effective Tuesday September 8, 2020 the St. Mary’s County Board of Elections will accept walk-ins. Face masks are required. We also have a “mail” drop box located in our parking lot for your convenience. Our office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

If you have any questions, please call 301.475.4200 ext. 71625

Thank you for your cooperation.

The following resources are also available:

Prince George’s County

11 Early Voting Centers will be open for voting on Mon. Oct. 26, 2020 through Mon. Nov. 2, 2020 7AM –

8PM and also on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7AM – 8PM

41 Election Day Vote Centers will be open for voting on Election Day Only – Tues., Nov. 3, 2020 7AM – 8PM Voters Can Vote In-Person at the Early Voting Center of their choice during Early Voting Dates

or the Election Day Vote Center of Their Choice on Election Day

EARLY VOTING CENTERSNAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP_CODE
Early VotingShowplace Arena 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue Upper Marlboro MD 20772
Early VotingThe Pavilion at Univ. of MD Xfinity Ctr. 8500 Paint Branch Drive College Park MD 20740
Early VotingBowie Gymnasium 4100 Northview Drive Bowie MD 20716
Early VotingWayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Center 8001 Sheriff Road Landover MD 20785
 Early VotingSouthern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex 7007 Bock Road FortWashington MD 20744
Early VotingLaurel High School 8000 Cherry Lane Laurel MD 20707
 Early VotingSouthern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex 13601 Missouri Avenue Brandywine MD20613
Early VotingSuitland Community Park School Center 5600 Regency Lane Forestville MD 20747
Early VotingAccokeek VFD Training and Activity Center 16111 Livingston Road Accokeek MD 20607
Early VotingDuVal High School 9880 Good Luck Road Lanham MD 20706
Early VotingKentland Community Center 2413 Pinebrook Avenue Landover MD 20785
ELECTION DAY VOTECENTERS NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP_CODE
Election Day Vote CenterShowplace Arena 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue Upper Marlboro MD 20772
Election Day Vote CenterThe Pavilion at Univ. of MD Xfinity Ctr. 8500 Paint Branch Drive College Park MD 20740
Election Day Vote CenterBowie Gymnasium 4100 Northview Drive Bowie MD 20716
Election Day Vote CenterWayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Center 8001 Sheriff Road Landover MD 20785
 Election Day Vote CenterSouthern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex 7007 Bock Road FortWashington MD 20744
Election Day Vote CenterLaurel High School 8000 Cherry Lane Laurel MD 20707
 Election Day Vote CenterSouthern Area Aquatic and Recreation Complex 13601 Missouri Avenue Brandywine MD20613
Election Day Vote CenterSuitland Community Park School Center 5600 Regency Lane Forestville MD 20747
Election Day Vote CenterAccokeek VFD Training and Activity Center 16111 Livingston Road Accokeek MD 20607
Election Day Vote CenterDuVal High School 9880 Good Luck Road Lanham MD 20706
Election Day Vote CenterKentland Community Center 2413 Pinebrook Avenue Landover MD 20785

Election Day Vote CenterBaden Community Center 13601 Baden-Westwood Road Brandywine MD 20613
Election Day Vote CenterBladensburg High School 4200 57th Avenue Bladensburg MD 20710
Election Day Vote CenterBowie High School 15200 Annapolis Road Bowie MD 20715
Election Day Vote CenterBowie State University – James Gym 14000 Jericho Park Road Bowie MD 20715
Election Day Vote CenterCedar Heights Community Center 1200 Glen Willow Drive Capitol Heights MD 20743
Election Day Vote CenterCentral High @ Forestville 7001 Beltz Drive Forestville MD 20747
 Election Day Vote CenterCharles H. Flowers High School 10001 Ardwick Ardmore Road Upper Marlboro MD20774
Election Day Vote CenterCrossland High School 6901 Temple Hill Road Temple Hills MD 20748
Election Day Vote CenterDeerfield Run School Community Center 13000 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel MD 20708
Election Day Vote CenterDr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School 12650 Brooke Lane Upper Marlboro MD 20772
Election Day Vote CenterEleanor Roosevelt High School 7601 Hanover Parkway Greenbelt MD 20770
Election Day Vote CenterFedExField 1600 Fedex Way Landover MD 20786
Election Day Vote CenterFrederick Douglass High School 8000 Croom Road Upper Marlboro MD 20772
Election Day Vote CenterFriendly High School 10000 Allentown Road Fort Washington MD 20744
Election Day Vote CenterGlenn Dale Community Center 11901 Glenn Dale Road Glenn Dale MD 20769
Election Day Vote CenterHigh Point High School 3601 Powder Mill Road Beltsville MD 20705
Election Day Vote CenterJohn E. Howard Community Center 4400 Shell Street Capitol Heights MD 20743
Election Day Vote CenterLargo High School 505 Largo Road Upper Marlboro MD 20774
 Election Day Vote CenterLargo/Kettering/Perrywood Comm. Ctr. 431 Watkins Park Dr. Upper Marlboro MD20774
Election Day Vote CenterNorthwestern High School 7000 Adelphi Road Hyattsville MD 20782
Election Day Vote CenterOxon Hill High School 6701 Leyte Drive Oxon Hill MD 20745
Election Day Vote CenterParkdale High School 6001 Good Luck Road Riverdale MD 20737
Election Day Vote CenterPeppermill Community Center 610 Hill Road Landover MD 20785
Election Day Vote CenterPotomac High School 5211 Boydell Avenue Oxon Hill MD 20745
Election Day Vote CenterRollingcrest/Chillum Community Center 6120 Sargent Road Hyattsville MD 20782
Election Day Vote CenterSouth Bowie Community Center 1717 Pittsfield Lane Bowie MD 20715
Election Day Vote CenterSuitland High School 5200 Silver Hill Road Forestville MD 20747
Election Day Vote CenterSurrattsville High School 6101 Garden Drive Clinton MD 20735
Election Day Vote CenterTemple Hills Community Center 5300 Temple Hill Road Temple Hills MD 20748
Election Day Vote CenterWestphalia Community Center 8900 Westphalia Road Upper Marlboro MD 20774

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