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Welcome to the Howard County Board of Elections


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For official election results for all of Maryland go to Maryland Board of Elections http://elections.maryland.gov 

For Gubernatorial Primary Early Voting turnout statistics, click here.

For important information on campaign signs, read our FAQ. 


Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Service Reduction Day SBE and most local boards will be closed.Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Executive Order 01.01.2011.08
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving State holiday. SBE and most local boards will be closed. State Personnel & Pensions Art., § 9-201
Friday, November 28, 2014 American Indian Heritage Day State holiday. SBE and most local boards will be closed. State Personnel & Pensions Art., § 9-2018


The Howard County Board of Canvassers will be meet Friday November 14, 2014 at 10:00 am for the Absentee Ballot Canvass II.
The public is invited to attend.
Location: Howard County Board of Elections, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr Ste 200, Columbia, MD 21046 


Howard County Election Board Meeting - Executive Session (closed to the public)
Thursday November 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Howard County Board Of Elections
9770 Patuxent Woods Dr Suite 200
Columbia, MD 21046

Board Meetings are held at this office on the fourth Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. (Date and time subject to change). Please contact the Election Board to confirm the date and time of the meeting if you wish to attend. 

This meeting is open to the public. Per Maryland's Open Meetings Act, portions of the meeting may be closed to the public.  


The following Early Voting Center has changed:

Ellicott City Senior Center
9401 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042

The new Early Voting Center will be located at:

Miller Branch Library
9421 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042


 Click here to go to the Online Voter Registration System 

 Register Then Vote 



9770 Patuxent Woods Dr
Suite 200
Columbia MD, 21046

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(410) 313-5820
(410) 313-5833 (fax)

OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm


State Board of Elections contact information:

By phone: 410-269-2840
Toll free: 800-222-8683
By fax: 410-974-2019
By mail: PO Box 6486, Annapolis, MD 21401-0486
In person: 151 West St Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401


Mission Statement

To provide the citizens of Howard County with impartial, timely, accurate and accessible election administration services with a commitment to the highest standards of excellence.

Board Members: 

Ann M. Balcerzak, Esq - President
Donna K. Thewes - Vice President
Raymond M. Rankin - Member
Donna L. Rice - Substitute Member
Patrick Mullinix - Substitute Member
Michael S. Molinaro, Esq - Board Attorney

Election Office:
Guy C. Mickley - Director
Charlotte B. Davis - Deputy Director


2016 Presidential Primary Election Date and Times

Early Voting
Begins Thursday March 24, 2016
Ends Thursday March 31, 2016


Tuesday April 5, 2016, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm


Revised 11/20/2014

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