What Voters Need to Know for the 2020 Election
View the recording below to learn from the Howard County League of Women Voters and Youth Activist Riley Macon about what to expect for In-Person and Absentee (also known as mail-in) Voting.
- Choose your voting plan now, so you are prepared, and encourage others to do the same
- In-Person Early Voting
- In-Person Election Day
- Verify that you are registered to vote (even if you've been registered for years): Maryland Voter Look Up Tool This tool can also be used to verify that your request for an absentee ballot has been received.
- If voting by Absentee ballot, request it NOW https://elections.maryland.gov/voting/absentee.html
- Early Voting in Howard County: October 26-November 2
- Election Day Voting will now be done at Voting Centers instead of at assigned precinct locations (there will be fewer voting locations this year)
- Absentee Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped into one of nine designated Ballot Drop Boxes in Howard County
- Any problems, contact your local Board of Elections (Howard County Board of Elections)
- Share Voting Resources with friends and family through www.Vote411.org
- Teens can be Election Judges starting at 16 as long as they are registered to vote (16yos can register to vote)
- Support the League of Women Voters of Howard County through their t-shirt fundraiser which raises funds to print the valuable Voter's Guide which they publish each election and the work they do to educate the community on voting processes and rights www.bonfire.com/get-out-the-vote-with-lwvhc/