Maryland Governor Hogan has postponed Maryland's Primary Election from April 28, 2020 to June 2, 2020, five weeks later. The Special General Election for the 7th Congressional District has NOT been postponed, but will take place by mail.
The Special General Election is only for the 7th District to finish out the rest of the former Elijah Cumming's term. However, due to the gerrymandering of congressional districts in Maryland, the 7th District includes parts of Howard County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore city. The three candidates are listed on the Maryland BOE site. This is the first time that the state is attempting a completely mail-in ballot, which is different than absentee voting.
You may want to read the online Baltimore Sun article for more details. We also urge you to access the numerous free resources on our website and on the other websites that we support, the LWVMD, the LWVNCA, and the LWVUS.
Maryland Board of Elections Press Release, including process for D7 Special Election
DISTRICT 7 SPECIAL ELECTION - April 28, 2020 - BY MAIL
Primary Election - JUNE 2, 2020 7 am until 8 pm
Early Voting for the Primary Election - Thursday, MAY 21, 2020 through Thursday, MAY 28, 2020 from 10 am until 8 pm.
General Election - November 3, 2020, 7 am until 8 pm
- Early Voting for the General Election - Thursday, October 22, 2020 through Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 8 am until 8 pm.
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