Vote By Mail
Election Day is Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Due to COVID-19, the Democratic Primary will be an entirely mail-in election. All registered voters should receive a ballot in the mail with a pre-paid postage return envelope.
You can return your ballot via mail, or by dropping it off at one of these 15 drop-off locations:
- Baltimore City Board of Elections, Benton Office Building, 417 E. Fayette St.
- ** Digital Harbor High School No. 416, 1100 Covington St.
- Dr. Carter G. Woodson School No. 160, 2501 Seabury Road
- Edmondson High School, 501 N. Athol Ave.
- ** Enoch Pratt Free Library Herring Run, 3801 Erdman Ave.
- ** Frederick Douglas High School No. 450, 2301 Gwynns Falls Pkwy.
- ** Hamilton Elementary School No. 236, 6101 Old Harford Road
- ** Hampden Elementary School No. 55, 3608 Chestnut Ave
- Mount Pleasant Church and Ministries, 6000 Radecke Ave.
- ** Northwestern Elementary School No. 401, 6900 Park Heights Ave.
- ** Northwood Elementary School No. 242, 5201 Loch Raven Blvd.
- ** Paul Dunbar School No. 414, 1400 Orleans St.
- ** Pimlico Elementary School No. 223, 4849 Pimlico Road
- ** Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave.
- University of Maryland at Baltimore, Community Engagement Center, 1 N. Poppleton St.
** Will be available starting Saturday, May 30 through Tuesday, June 2nd.
Click here to look at a virtual map of all the drop-off and voting locations.
Check out the below video to learn exactly how voting by mail works for this election:
Do I need to request my ballot?
No! All eligible, registered voters will be mailed a ballot to the address that the Maryland State Board of Elections has on file. You can look up your mailing address online here. The ballots will be mailed in early to mid May.
How do I know if my ballot is received and my vote is counted?
Make sure that your ballot is postmarked on or before Tuesday, June 2, 2020. After mailing in your ballot, you can check to see if your ballot was received and counted by clicking “Look up your Voter info” online here. You can also call that State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-8683 and ask a representative to check your ballot status.
What if I don’t receive my ballot in the mail?
If you don’t receive your ballot in the mail by May 23rd, contact the Baltimore City Board of Elections:
You can also reach out to the Maryland Democratic Party’s Voter Protection Hotline:
How do I know if I’m registered to vote?
You can look up if you are registered online here. If you need to update your address, change your party affiliation, or register to vote for the first time, you can do so online here.
All voter registrations and changes must be submitted by May 27, 2020.
If you have not registered to vote by Election Day, you can go to one of the in-person voting locations on June 2nd to register and vote. See more here.
Am I eligible to vote?
Every Maryland citizen is eligible to vote, even if you have a felony record. As long as you are not currently incarcerated, you can vote! Learn more here.
Can I vote in person?
Technically, yes. On June 2nd, 2020 there will be 6 voting locations in Baltimore City:
Northwestern High School (6900 Park Heights Avenue)
Northwood Elementary School #242 (5201 Loch Raven Boulevard)
Mount Pleasant Church & Ministries (6000 Radecke Avenue)
Edmonson High School (501 N. Athol Avenue)
University of Maryland at Baltimore Community Engagement Center (1 North Poppleton Street)
Dr. Carter G. Woodson School #160 (2501 Seabury Road)
Note – These locations are specifically intended for people who are not able to vote by mail, have a disability, or need to register to vote in person. You are strongly encouraged to vote by mail if you are able. See more here.
Why should I vote?