Register to Vote

Visit the Maryland Department of Elections to download an application or apply online. Voter Registration Applications are also available in person at all Post Offices, Department of Social Services, Ruth Enlow Libraries, and at the Board of Elections Office. 

To register to vote a person must be:

  • A US citizen;
  • A Maryland resident; and
  • At least 16 years old*

A person cannot have been:

  • Convicted of buying or selling votes;
  • Under guardianship for mental disability and found by a court to be unable to communicate a desire to vote; or
  • Convicted of a felony and currently serving a court-ordered sentence of imprisonment

More information on how to register

*You may register to vote if you are at least 16 years old but cannot vote unless you will be at least 18 years old by the next general election.

Unsure of Your Voter Registration Status

Use the State of Maryland lookup tool to find your current status