Published on: Thursday, May 31, 2018 Public Notices

Montgomery County Primary Election Information

Maryland Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Maryland General Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018

This election is conducted by the Montgomery County Board of Elections. For information, contact 240-777-8500 or visit the website at:

Primary Election Information

June 5, 2018, 9:00 pm – Deadline to register to vote, change party affiliation, or change address for the Primary Election. You must be registered with either the Democratic or Republican Party to vote in a political party’s primary election. The only non-partisan offices which may be elected in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election are the School Board; any voter may vote for these offices.  If hand-delivered, your registration must be received at the Montgomery County Board of Elections by 9:00 pm on June 5. If mailed, the application must be postmarked by June 5.

Absentee Voting in the Primary Election. The deadline depends on how you want to receive your blank ballot. Your request must be received by the Montgomery Co. Board of Elections (not just mailed) by:
o Tuesday, June 19, 2018, if you want to receive your ballot by mail or fax
o Friday, June 22, 2018, if you want to download your ballot from the State’s website

Early Voting for the Primary Election occurs June 14 – June 21, 2018. Early Voting Centers are open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. The closest Early Voting Center to Takoma Park is the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring MD 20910. ADA entrance is between Ellsworth & Pershing.