Voter Registration Information
Garrett College encourages each and every student to become active members of society by registering to vote and turning out on election day. You can make a difference in the future of our country, state, and federal governments by registering to vote and being an educated voter.
Why Should I Vote?
Are you concerned about the environment? Free speech? Loan debt? The war or the draft? Unemployment? Health care? Voting is one way to get your voice heard and get politicians to respond to your concerns. Voting can make a difference!
Who May Apply to Vote?
To register to vote in Maryland you must be:
- A U.S. citizen
- A Maryland resident
- 18 years old by the next general election
- Not disqualified by a criminal record
- Not under guardianship for mental disability
Where Can I Register to Vote?
Voter registration forms are available in the Office of Student Life (Office 626) You can also download a registration form from the Maryland State Board of Elections and mail it to your local board of elections. You can also apply at the Maryland voter registration website.
To register to vote online (in MD):
Direct link to the voter registration application (Printable)
For MD residents wanting to request a mail-in ballot online
To see the candidate listing (MD)
FYI sample ballots will be mailed to all eligible voters about mid-June so they can see who will be on their ballot.
For anyone outside of MD
Note: This site link you to voting resources in your state. (registration, mail-in ballots, etc)