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Voting In the Presidential and Congressional Election

How Will You Vote?


Find your Early Voting Center and Election Day polling place on the Maryland State Board of Elections Voter Lookup website.

Remember to vote in the county where you are registered to vote.

Absentee Ballot

Note: Deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Tuesday November 1.

You have three choices for voting:

  1. Because applications can be submitted electronically, the simplest way to apply for an absentee ballot is with OLVR, Maryland’s State Board of Elections OnlineVoter Registration website. (link is

    You will enter information in OLVR just as if you were registering. Ensure that Current Residential Address (Step 3) is the address where you’re actually registered. Your Mailing Address (Step 4) is where you’re living right now, which may be different than your residential voting address.

    If you live in an SU dorm, your mailing address is Your Name, Salisbury University, Campus Box ----, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801.

    MD driver’s license number or MVA issued ID number is required. Absentee Request is in Step 9.

  2. Apply for an absentee ballot at the U.S. Vote Foundation website and click on "To Vote/Absentee Ballot" link and follow the onscreen instructions.

  3. You can also apply for an absentee ballot application from the Maryland Board of Elections, download the Absentee Ballot Request form.

Note! If you just finished registering to vote and also completed the absentee ballot questions, visit the final page of this series (You Are Ready!).

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