www.co.worcester.md.us

Board of Elections

201 Belt Street, Suite C
Snow Hill, MD 21863

Phone: (410) 632-1320
Fax: (410) 632-3031

 

 

Worcester County Board of Elections
201 Belt Street, Suite C
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863-1320

The Worcester County Board of Elections (WCBOE) conducts Federal, State and County elections on every even numbered year.

Video providing basic information about the provisional voting process:
http://www.elections.maryland.gov/voting/provisional_voting.html
 
2018 ELECTION VOTER INFORMATION
 
2018 Polling Locations
 
The last day to change party affiliation and to register to vote in the General Election is Tuesday, October 16, at 9 pm.

The early voting polling location is Gull Creek Senior Center Community Sunroom. Gull Creek is located at One Meadow Street in Berlin, Maryland.
 
 General Election
 • Early Voting - Thursday, October 25 through Thursday, November 1, 2018. Polls open from 10 am until 8 pm.
 • Election Day - November 6, 2018 - Polls open 7 am to 8 pm

Offices that will be listed on the 2018 Ballot
 
• State Offices
Governor
Lt. Governor
Comptroller
Attorney General
State Senator
House of Delegates
Judge of the Circuit Court
Judges of the Court of Special Appeals - For retention in office. Only on General Election Ballot
Judges of the Court of Appeals - For retention in office. Only on General Election Ballot

• Federal Offices
United States Senator
Representatives in Congress

• County Offices
County Commissioner
State’s Attorney
Clerk of the Circuit Courts
Register of Wills
Judges of the Orphan’s Court
Sheriff
Board of Education
 
Absentee Ballots
An Absentee Ballot Application is available from the Worcester County Board of Elections
office or online at https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/OnlineVoterRegistration. Absentee Ballot Applications must be submitted no later than 7 days before an election. Absentee Ballots must be received by our office on Election Day. The Absentee Ballots are usually available to voters 45 days prior to the election. Please allow ample time for mailing the application and ballot. Additional postage may be required to return your voted ballot by mail.
  
Voter Registration
Voter registration applications are available at all libraries, post offices, Motor Vehicle Department, schools, city halls and state offices, or you can call our office and request an application to be mailed to you. You can also download a voter registration application at http://elections.maryland.gov/voter_registration/application.html.  You can register to vote in Worcester County if you will be 18 years of age or older by November 6, 2018.
The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is October 16, 2018.  Our office will be open until 9 pm on that date.   

To Change your Name or Address
You can use the Voter Registration Application mentioned above to change your name and address, or you can call our office and we will send you a form to change your name or address. We must have your signature on the form before we can make any changes to your registration.
 
How do I verify my registration?
You are considered a registered voter when you receive your Voter Notification Card from your local board of elections. If you do not receive your card three weeks after you submit an application, you should contact our office.
 
You can verify your registration online at https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/votersearch. Registration is permanent as long as you continue to live in Maryland and keep your name and address current with your local board of elections. You do not have to re-register when you move within the State, but you must keep your address current.