Election day is finally here!
Here are some important answers to questions you may have about voting November 6, 2018:
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When can I Vote?
Election Day is November 6th, and the polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.
*Remember, if you are inside your polling place when the polls close, you are entitled to vote. Md. Elec. Law § 10-301.
Where do I Vote?
You can find your polling location by entering your street address at the State Board of Elections Site
How do I get there?
Lyft & Uber are offering free and discounted rides to the polls
If YOU are driving to the polls, don't forget to check with your neighbors and friends to see if they need a lift!
Do I need an ID to Vote?
Only in rare cases.
Usually, you will not be asked to show ID if your name is on the list of registered voters. However, you will be asked to show ID if:
You registered by mail and have not previously met the identification requirements.
Someone in the polling place challenges your identity.
You are registering to vote during early voting or changing your address during early voting.
(Information from MD Atty General's FAQs)
Still have Questions?
Visit the State Board of Elections Rumor Control site to find the truth about any rumors you've heard going around.
AND if you have questions or experience problems at the polls, call this Election Day Hotline for help: 866-OUR-VOTE. It’s also available in Spanish at 866-VE-Y-VOTA, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali at 888-API-VOTE, and in Arabic at 844-YALLA-US.
Don't Forget - if you still need information on your candidates or ballot issues, you can find that information in
We need you to Make Democracy Work, so make sure you get to the polls and Make Your Voice Heard!