Other voter guides from other publications will be linked when they are updated for the general election.
The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls are open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Early voting will take place during the same hours Oct. 27 – Nov. 3. You can vote early at any early voting center in the county you live in; each county has at least one. Click here for more information about early voting. To find your polling place for Election Day, click here.
The Maryland State Board of Elections must receive requests for a mail-in ballot (formerly known as an absentee ballot) by Nov. 1. Voters may opt to receive their mail-in ballots by U.S. mail or email. After Nov. 1, mail-in ballots can be picked up at your local board of elections, and be completed there or submitted later. Mail-in ballots must be dropped in a ballot drop box by 8 p.m, on Election Day, Nov. 8, or postmarked by that day if mailed. Click here for a mail-in ballot request form.
The deadline to register to vote or to update your voter registration is Oct. 18. Voters may register at their polling place during early voting or on Election Day with proper ID. Click herefor more information.
Click on the links below for selected stories about the candidates published in the past year.
Endorsements for organizations are listed below each candidate’s name; individual endorsements are not. If a candidate has an endorsement page on their campaign website, we link to it.
Campaign finance reports for all candidates are now available on the State Board of Elections website. You can look up any candidate using this link: www.campaignfinance.maryland.gov/
Click on disclosures, view filed reports, click continue and then enter the candidate’s name (last name first) in the “candidate/committee name” highlighted box.
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Endorsements Annapolis Professional Firefighters, International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)Local 1563, Worcester County Professional Fire Fighters (IAFF Local 4916), IAFF Local 4886, Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland, National Capital Professional Federal Fire Fighters, FIREPAC
Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, AFSCME 3, Maryland NOW PAC, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, Anne Arundel Teachers Association, Metropolitan Baltimore Council AFL-CIO, Maryland Sierra Club
Endorsements Maryland Retailers Association, Maryland Association of Realtors, International Rifle Association of America, Maryland Farm Bureau, National Federation of Independent Business www.sethfordelegate.com/endorsements
Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County, Sierra Club, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, SEIU Local 500 www.courtneybfordelegate.com/copy-of-events
Endorsements Progressive Maryland, Fraternal Order of Police, Laborers International Union of North America, Maryland State Education Association, Teachers Association of Anne Arundel County, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland Farm Bureau, Anne Arundel County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70, Maryland Realtors, Caucus of African American Leaders, Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland, Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters Association, Moms Demand Action Common Sense Candidate
Endorsements Maryland State Education Association, Maryland Farm Bureau, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – Council 3, Maryland Sierra Club, Washington D.C. Local 5 Plumbers and Gasfitters, Baltimore Local 586 Plumbers and Steamfitters, Steamfitters Local 602, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, Laborers International Union of North America, Service Employees International Union Local 500, Metropolitan Baltimore Council AFL-CIO, Sprinklerfitters UA Local 669 www.dawngile.com/endorsements/
Endorsements Maryland Farm Bureau, Maryland State and D.C. AFL-CIO, Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades Association, AFSCME-3, Maryland State Education Association, Teacher Association of Anne Arundel County, Secretaries and Assistants Association of Anne Arundel County, Strong Schools Maryland, Humane Society, Maryland Sierra Club
Contributing editor Regina Holmes has worked as a journalist for over 30 years. She was an assistant business editor at the Miami Herald and an assistant city editor at Newsday in New York City, where she helped supervise coverage of 9/11, anthrax attacks and the August 2003 Northeast Blackout. As an assistant managing editor of the Baltimore Examiner, she helped launch the free tabloid in 2006. Before joining Maryland Reporter, she was the managing editor for Washington, D.C.-based Talk Media News, where she supervised digital, radio and video production of news reports for over 400 radio stations. The Baltimore native is a graduate of Vassar College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.