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Board of Election News and Information:

We recently completed, in partnership with The State Board of Elections and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), poster showing how we protect the election process, systems and data. We hope that this information is useful and assures you that Maryland and Carroll County’s election officials are serious about protecting our election systems and data and voters can be confident about the integrity of the election process.

2018 Election Dates
  • Close of Registration Deadline: October 16, 2018 at 9 p.m.
  • Early Voting at Westminster Senior Activities Center and South Carroll Swim Club
    Thurs., Oct 25, 2018, thru Thurs., Nov. 1, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., includes Saturday and Sunday
  • Election Day
    Tues., Nov. 6, 2018, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Who is Running for Office? Are You Ready to Vote? 2018 Canvass Dates
  • Early voting canvass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
  • General:
    • The first absentee ballot canvass will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018
    • The provisional ballot canvass will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    • The second absentee ballot canvass will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018

Each canvass listed above will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be held at the Carroll County Board of Election’s office.

Other News & Notes
  • The Carroll County Board of Elections will meet on Tuesday, November 6 2018, at 8:00 p.m. to determine the precincts for post-election verification and audits and to determine the officers for the canvass board. To see the agenda, click here
  • The Carroll County Board of Elections will meet on Friday, November 16 2018, immediately following the second absentee ballot canvass. To see the agenda, click here
  • The Carroll County Board of Elections will meet on Wednesday December 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. To see the agenda, click here
  • Interested in a demonstration of Maryland's voting system? Register today


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@ccg.carr.org.