Sept. 7 is the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot by mail, fax or e-mail for the Sept. 14 primary. Requests can be printed from the State Board of Elections website at http://www.elections.state.md.us, or requested by telephone, in writing, or in person at the voter's local board of elections. After Sept. 7, all requests for an absentee ballot must be made in person at a local board of elections.
Starting the second Friday before the election (Sept. 3) through the Thursday before the election (Sept. 9), voters can vote in person at the designated early voting center or centers in their county of residence. Early voting locations and hours and additional election-related information and dates are available at http://www.elections.state.md.us. For more information, contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-222-VOTE (8683).