Additional Need to Knows


The deadline to register to vote for the November 3rd 2020 Presidential Election is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.

The deadline to request an absentee/ mail-in ballot by mail in Maryland is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

We encourage those requesting an absentee ballot to not wait until the deadline to allow time for mail delivery.


In order to register to vote for this election, you must be at least 18 years of age on or before the November 3, 2020 General Election.


Please DO NOT become a victim of identity theft. Do not share your personal information with strangers.


Once registered, check your polling place to know where you should vote on Election Day for in person voting. Remember to bring a valid form of photo identification with you to the polling place (State Driver’s License, DMV-issued identification card, UMES Student ID, etc.).

The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day in Maryland.

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