How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Maryland

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April 7 (Tuesday)

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April 28 (Tuesday)

Maryland Primary: April 28, 2020

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Maryland Voter Information

Get Registered

Maryland has closed primaries — Marylanders must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat now!

You must be registered by April 7, 2020.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 7:00AM – 8:00PM
Find your polling place here: https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch

Check out the official Maryland 2020 Elections Calendar here!

Check out the official Maryland Voter Guide here!

If you have more questions call the Maryland Voter Hotline at:

1-800-22-vote

Id Requirement

Bring a state issued ID just in case. First time voters NEED ID!
more info here: https://elections.maryland.gov/vote_act_2002/general_requirements.html

Voter Workplace Protection

Paid time off is required, up to two hours to vote. Not required if employee has two consecutive non-work hours available while polls are open. Must give few days notice.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Maryland! Marylanders can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on April 28 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Maryland begins April 16 and ends on April 23.

Early voting is Thursday, April 16, 2020 through Thursday, April 23, 2020, you can also register to vote during these times!

You can request an absentee ballot as early as 1/1/2020.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Maryland's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Maryland

Maryland has 119 delegates

  • 65 district
  • 21 at large
  • 10 Pledged PLEOs
  • 23 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Sen.Chris Van Hollen, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, Rep. Anthony Brown, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Rep. John P. Sarbanes, Rep. David Trone, Joe Andrew,  Maria C. Cordone, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Tefere Gebre, Bel W. Leong-Hong, Yvette W. Lewis, Robert Martinez Jr., Cory V. McCray, Glenard S. Middleton, Gregory Pecoraro, Marc Perrone, Tom Perez, Kenneth Rigmaiden

Important dates:

Filing period to become a District Delegate: January 7, 2020 and January 27, 202

Primary: April 28, 2020

Filing period to become an At Large or PLEO delegate: May 7, 2020 – May 14, 2020

Check State Party Committee Meeting: May 23, 2020

State Party Committee meeting: 11:00 May 30, 2020.

Delegates meeting: June 6, 2020

Maryland Delegate Selection Plan

District Delegates (17) District level Alternates (7)

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • To become a district delegate get on the April 28, 2020 Primary Ballot.
  • Get and file a Declaration of Candidacy and Pledge of Support forms between January 7, 2020 and January 27, 2020, hours 8 am to 5 pm.
  • File in person at the State Board of Elections, 151 West St. Annapolis, MD 21401 or at the County Board of Elections in Charles, Frederick or Wicomico Counties.

At Large Delegates (17) At Large Alternate Delegates (7)

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • Between May 7 and May 14, 2020, file a Declaration of Candidacy and a Pledge of Support with the Maryland State Democratic Party, 275 West St., Suite 305, Annapolis, MD 21401.
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by the Maryland State Party Committee at an open meeting at 11:00 am on May 30, 2020.

PLEO Delegates (10)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • Between May 7 and May 14, 2020, file a Declaration of Candidacy with the Maryland State Democratic Party, 275 West St., Suite 305, Annapolis, MD 21401.
  • PLEO delegates are elected by the Maryland State Party Committee at an open meeting at 10:30 am on May 30, 2020.

Standing Committee (9) and Delegation Chair

9 Standing Committee members (3 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Maryland’s National Convention Delegates on June 6, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (3)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on June 6, 2020.

If you have questions contact the Maryland Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Maryland you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/Maryland4Sanders

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