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Board of Election News and Information:

Who is Running for Office? Are You Ready to Vote? 2020 Election Information
  • If a voter sends an application for a mail-in ballot, they will not be eligible to vote a regular ballot in-person. They will be required to vote a provisional ballot. Ballots will be mailed in late-September. All applications and all ballots will be sent with a pre-paid postage envelope for easy return. If a voter does not wish to return by mail, drop boxes will be available.
  • What does my ballot look like?
    • If you normally vote at the following polling places, this is your ballot

        Northwest Middle School
        Taneytown Elementary School
        Runnymede Elementary School
        Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company
        Sandymount Elementary School
        Mechanicsville Elementary Cafeteria
        Mechanicsville Elementary Gym
        Manchester Valley High School
        North Carroll Middle School
        Hampstead Elementary School
        Shiloh Middle School
        Spring Garden Elementary School
        Elmer Wolfe Elementary Gym 1
    • If you normally vote at the following polling places, this is your ballot

        Francis Scott Key High School
        Sykesville Middle School
        Liberty High School
        Oklahoma Road Middle School
        Carrolltowne Elementary School
        Piney Ridge Elementary School
        Fairhaven Johnzies Lounge
        Cranberry Station Elementary School
        William Winchester Elementary School
        Friendship Valley Elementary School
        Westminster West Middle School
        Carroll Lutheran Village Krug Chapel
        Carroll County Career & Technology Center
        Westminster Elementary School
        Robert Moton Elementary School
        Winfield Fire Department Social Hall
        Winfield Elementary School
        Old New Windsor School Community Room
        Elmer Wolfe Elementary School Gym 2
        Parr’s Ridge Elementary School
        Linton Springs Elementary School
        South Carroll High School Main Gym
        South Carroll Fine Arts Lobby
  • All Carroll County voters will be mailed a sample ballot before early voting.
  • Early Voting will be held from Monday, October 26-Monday, November 2 from 7am-8pm every day, including Saturday and Sunday. It will be located at the Westminster Senior Center and South Carroll Swim Club. See the “Early Voting” quick link under the “Voter Registration” tab at the top of this page.
  • Election Day will be on Tuesday, November 3 from 7am-8pm. A limited number of vote centers will be available. Voters in Carroll County can go to any of these sites to vote on election day.
  • Francis Scott Key High School 3825 Bark Hill Rd. Union Bridge, MD 21791
    Liberty High School 5855 Bartholow Rd. Sykesville, MD 21784
    Manchester Valley High School 3300 Maple Grove Rd. Manchester, MD 21102
    Old New Windsor Community Room 1100 Green Valley Rd. New Windsor, MD 21776
    North Carroll Middle School 2401 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD 21074
    Parr’s Ridge Elementary School 202 Watersville Rd. Mt. Airy, MD 21771
    Pleasant Valley Fire Hall 2030 S Pleasant Valley Rd. Westminster, MD 21158
    Sandymount Elementary 2222 Old Westminster Pike Finksburg, MD 21048
    South Carroll High School 1300 W Old Liberty Rd. Sykesville, MD 21784
    South Carroll Swim Club 1900 W Liberty Rd. Westminster, MD 21157
    Taneytown Elementary School 100 Kings Dr. Taneytown, MD 21787
    Westminster Senior Center 125 Stoner Ave. Westminster, MD 21157
    Winter’s Mill High School 560 Gorsuch Rd. Westminster, MD 21157

  • Drop boxes for voted mail-in ballots will be available around October 1 through 8pm on Tuesday, November 3 every day, 24 hours a day. They will be located at:
  • Board of Elections Office 300 S Center St. Westminster, MD 21157
    Liberty High School 5855 Bartholow Rd. Sykesville, MD 21784
    North Carroll Senior Center 2328 Hanover Pike Hampstead, MD 21074
    Taneytown Police Station 120 E Baltimore St. Taneytown, MD 21787
    South Carroll Swim Club 1900 W Liberty Rd. Westminster, MD 21157
    Westminster Senior Center 125 Stoner Ave. Westminster, MD 21157

  • Presidential General Election FAQs
  • 2020 Vote by Mail Application
Canvass Dates for the 2020 Election:
    General Election

  • Early voting canvass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  • Canvass schedule may be as follows:

    • October 5th through November 13th – times to be determined. Check back later for more information.
Other News & Notes
  • The next board meeting will be held on Wednesday October 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. To see the agenda click here. The public can join the meeting using Google Hangout by calling: 1(413) 338-4622 PIN: 556047433#.
  • We are hiring people to become PAID election judges for the 2020 election. Get more information here


The Carroll County Board of Elections is pleased to provide the information on this site as a service to the general public. We hope you will find the information useful and informative. Please note that election procedures and laws are subject to change, sometimes rapidly. As a result, we cannot guarantee that the information on our site will always be up to date, complete or reflect the latest legal rulings or interpretations.

For additional information, the staff is available during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please contact the office by calling 410-386-2080, by faxing 410-876-3925 or by e-mailing