Click here for Unofficial 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election Returns for Howard County.

For local races, click here.


Early Voting Centers

Ridgely's Run Community Center

Ridgely's Run Community Center
All-Purpose Room
8400 Mission Rd
Jessup, MD 20794

Miller Branch Library

Miller Branch Library
Meeting Rooms
9421 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042

The Bain Center

The Bain Center
Great Rooms 1 & 2
5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 21044

Howard County Fairgrounds

Howard County Fairgrounds
The Old Bingo Hall
2210 Fairgrounds Rd
West Friendship, MD 21794

2018 Gubernatorial Election Dates

Gubernatorial Primary: 
Early Voting - Thursday June 14, 2018 through Thursday June 21, 2018
Election Day - Tuesday June 26, 2018

Gubernatorial General: 
Early Voting - Thursday October 25, 2018 through Thursday November 1, 2018
Election Day - Tuesday November 6, 2018

Election News & Press Releases

Voter Registration and Change Polling Place Deadline (PDF) - Press Release

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot (PDF) - Press Release

Administrative Leave for State Employees Serving as Election Judges (PDF)

FAQs - State Employees Administrative Leave (PDF)

For an overview of how we protect or election systems and data, click the link below:
Election Security

60 Minutes: When Russian hackers targeted the U.S. election infrastructure

For information on voter turnout and election results, please click the link below:
Recent Releases and Statistics (State Board of Elections Press Room)

Registration Information

Click here to go to the Online Voter Registration system.