To register to vote in Frederick County, you must meet the following requirements:
To register to vote, a resident must complete a Voter Registration Form and return it to the Board of Elections office. There are several ways to obtain the form:
If your application is complete, you are considered a registered voter once you receive your Voter Notification Card. If you do not receive a Voter Notification Card by three weeks after you submit an application, you should call us at 301-600-VOTE (8683). You can also verify whether you are registered to vote by visiting our voter services website. Registration is permanent as long as you continue to live in Maryland and keep your name and address current. You do not have to re-register when you move within the State.
Change of Name or Address
If you have had a change of name or address since the last election, you may request a change of registration form in the same ways as mentioned above.
Change of Party Affiliation
If you would like to change your party affiliation, or to or from declining a party affiliation, you may request a change of registration form in the same ways as mentioned above.
Cancel Voter Registration
You may cancel your registration, or that of a deceased family member by completing this cancellation request form. You can type your information into the form, then print it and sign it. The form may be returned via mail, email or fax.
When to Register
You may register to vote, or change your information, at any time except for a period 21 days before and 11 days after each primary and general election.
State Election Information
To find out more about the election process, please visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website.
Remember that you are not a registered voter until you receive your Voter Notification Card.