Have you registered to vote? Learn all you need to know about registering for the first time or updating your registration HERE
For the 2016 General Election, the deadline to register or change your registration is October 18, 2016.
The Early Voting dates and times for the 2016 Presidential General Election are as follows:
Thursday October 27, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday October 28, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday October 29, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday October 30, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday October 31, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesday November 1, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday November 2, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday November 3, 2016 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
There are three Early Voting sites in Howard County:
Florence Bain Senior Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 21044
Howard County Miller Branch Library
9421 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Ridgely’s Run Community Center
8400 Mission Road
Jessup, MD 20794
Presidential General Election Day
The Presidential General Election takes place on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Howard County has more than 100 polling places. Find yours HERE.
Howard County Board of Elections
Keep up with the Board of Elections on their site or follow them on twitter: @HoCoBOEMaryland
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The League of Women Voters is here to help. VOTE411.org,voters in DC, Maryland, and Virginia can access important information on the upcoming November election including voting hours and locations, a guide to the candidates, and information on ballot questions.
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