Absentee Ballot Deadlines

The deadlines to request an absentee ballot for the 2020 Presidential General Election are:

  • For delivery by fax: Tuesday October 27, 2020 by 8:00 pm
  • For delivery by email link: Friday October 30, 2020 by 8:00 pm
  • In person: Tuesday November 3, 2020 by 8:00 pm
Absentee Ballots

Please click here to send an email to absentee ballot services.

Any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot. To receive an absentee ballot you must submit an absentee ballot application. You can get an absentee ballot application from one of the following sources:

Maryland Application for Absentee Ballot (PDF)

Solicitud de una papeleta para Voto en Ausencia de Maryland (PDF)

Howard County Board of Elections (map)

Online at one of the following:

Maryland State Board of Elections - Voter Services

Maryland Election Center

Federal Voting Assistance Program

UOCAVA (Uniformed Overseas and Civilian Absentee Voters Act)
Absentee Ballot Requests

If you need additional information or assistance, call your local board of elections.