2022 Maryland Gubernatorial Election
Most of us are familiar with the Presidential elections that happen every 4 years. But, we hold elections every 2 years and have an election coming up in November, 2022. In Maryland this is referred to as the "Gubernatorial" election because we will be voting for a new Governor of our state. You will also hear this election referred to as a mid-term election because the election occurs at the half way point of the President's term.
Maryland has 2 people serving in the U.S. Senate. These officials serve 6-year terms and their terms expire at different times.
You will be voting to fill 1 of these positions, currently filled by Chris Van Hollan (D)
U.S House of Representatives
Maryland has 8 people serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, organized by district.
These officials serve 2-year terms.
You will be voting to fill this positions, for your district.
At the state level you will be filling several "executive office" positions:
You will also be electing
and.. filling court positions and weighing in on state ballot initiatives.
At the local level you will be voting for:
Board of Education
In addition you will be filling positions such as
In addition there are "Court' positions
Primary Election (July)
In the primary election, each party will be "picking its team". For several of the open positions, there is more than 1 candidate running. During the primary:
- Voters registered as Democrats will vote for their democratic candidate
- Voters registered as Republicans will vote for their republican candidate
Primary Election Dates
Early Voting - Thursday, July 7, 2022 through Thursday July 14, 2022
Election Day - Tuesday July 19, 2022
General Election (November)
For the General Election, each party, will put forth their candidate, selected during the primary. To see if you are currently affiliated with a party, please Check your voter registration
General Election Dates
Early Voting - Thursday, October 27, 2022 through Thursday, November 3, 2022
Election Day - Tuesday November 8, 2022
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