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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:
  • Canvass of the mail-in ballots for Carroll County voters will be open to the public for viewing at:
    Robert Moton Building, Gymnasium
    300 South Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • The schedule is tentative and subject to change after each day of canvass. Check social media and our website each evening for an update regarding the following day. All results are embargoed until election night on November 3, 2020. Beginning November 5, results will be updated after each day of canvass on our website.
    Saturday, October 17 Board of Canvassers open the canvass 9am
    9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Monday, October 19 9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Tuesday, October 20 Board of Canvassers Decisions 4:00pm
    Friday, October 23 1:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday, October 24 8:30am – 3:30pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    Thursday, November 5 9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Friday, November 6 9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Saturday, November 7 9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Monday, November 9 9:00am – 9:00pm
    12:00pm – 1:00pm lunch
    6:00pm – 7:00 pm dinner
    Board of Canvassers Decisions 4:00pm
    Thursday, November 12 Provisional Ballot Canvass begins at 10am
    Board of Canvassers Decisions immediately following
    1:00pm – 2:00pm lunch
    Friday, November 13 Final day of Canvass 9am - complete
Other News & Notes
  • The next board meeting will be held on Friday November 13, 2020, immediately following the Board of Canvassers meeting. To see the agenda click here.
  • We are hiring people to become PAID election judges for the 2020 election. Get more information here

Disclaimer:

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 ccboe@carrollcountymd.gov.