The election in November will be one of the most important in American history. Our nation is facing multiple crises that are testing our democracy and rarely has it been more important that we exercise our hard-earned right to vote. We want to make sure that you have all the information necessary to ensure your vote is counted this November! Scroll for voting information in DC, Virginia, and Maryland.
If you live in DC, you do not need to request a ballot.
- If you are a registered voter, you will receive a ballot. Check your registration here to ensure the listed address is correct.
- If you would prefer to drop your ballot in an official dropbox rather than mail it, you can see a list of locations here.
- If you wish to vote early in-person from October 27th-November 2nd. A list of early voting centers is available here.
- If you wish to vote in-person on election day, a list of polling places is available here.
- Any other information you might need to vote in DC can be found at dcboe.org. All of this information is available in Spanish here.
If you live in Maryland, you must request a mail-in ballot if you wish to vote by mail, which you can do online here.
- You must request your ballot by October 20th. All Marylanders will autonatically receive a mail-in ballot application, but not a mail-in ballot.
- If you do not want to mail your ballot, a list of ballot drop boxes will be available here once locations are finalized.
- Early voting in Maryland will take place from October 26th-November 2nd from 7am-8pm and the list of early voting locations will be here once they are finalized.
- If you wish to vote in-person on election day, you will receive a mailing in October telling you where you can do so, as not all polling places will be open.
- All Maryland voting information can be found on elections.maryland.gov. This information is also available in Spanish here.
If you live in Virginia, you must request a mail-in ballot if you wish to vote by mail, which you can do so here. You must request your ballot by 5pm on October 23rd.
- If you don’t want to mail your ballot, you can drop it off at your local elections office. If it is your first time voting in a federal election in Virginia, you must include a scanned copy of your ID with your ballot application.
- Early voting in Virginia will take place from September 18th to October 31st at your local elections office. Find the location of your elections office here. You must present a valid form of ID when voting in-person. A list of valid IDs can be found here.
- All usual polling places will be open on Election Day. To find your polling place, click here.
- All Virginia voting information can be found on elections.virginia.gov. This information is also available in Spanish here.
Whichever method you choose to cast your ballot, mark the appropriate date on your calendar and exercise your right to vote! Please continue to stay safe and healthy.