Presidential Election Years

Federal Offices

  • President/Vice President of the United States (four-year term)
  • US Senator (six-year term, Class 1 and Class 3 in Maryland; 2016 is Class 3, 2024 is Class 1)
  • Representative in Congress (two-year term)

State Offices

  • Judges of the Circuit Court (if vacancies exist)
  • Judge, Court of Special Appeals (for retention in office, general election ballot)
  • Judge, Court of Appeals (for retention in office, general election ballot)

Local Offices

  • Board of Education

Party Offices

  • Delegate - Democratic National Convention
  • Delegate - Republican National Convention
Gubernatorial Election Years

Federal Offices

  • US Senator (six-year term, Class 1 and 3 in Maryland; 2018 is Class 1, 2022 is Class 3)
  • Representative in Congress (two-year term)

State Offices

  • Governor & Lt. Governor
  • Comptroller
  • Attorney General
  • State Senators
  • State Delegates
  • Judges of the Circuit Court (If vacancies exist)
  • Judge, Court of Special Appeals (for retention in office, general election ballot)
  • Judge, Court of Appeals (for retention in office, general election ballot)
  • Central Committee Members

Local Offices

  • County Executive
  • County Council
  • State's Attorney
  • Clerk of the Circuit Court
  • Register of Wills
  • Judge of the Orphans' Court (3 positions)
  • Sheriff
  • Board of Education

Party Offices

  • Democratic Central Committee
  • Republican Central Committee