Board of Elections

  • John E Rowe (R), President
  • Beatrice P. Tignor (D), Vice President
  • Anita C. Jones, Recording Secretary
  • Robert G. McGinley, Esq., Board Attorney
  • ​Roberta B. Deegan (R)
  • Thomas J. Slezak (R)
  • Jaime J. Vazquez-Saldana (R)
Alternate Board Members
  • Clement A. Gaynor, Jr. (R)
  • Lester W Jones (D)
  • Olivia D. Vaughns (R)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Prince George's County Board of Elections is to promote voter education, administer an efficient voting process, maintain an accurate voter registration database, and ensure that elected officials are elected in accordance with Federal, State, and County election laws.

Board Membership

​ The Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate, appoints five persons who constitute the Board of Elections. The appointees are selected from lists furnished by the County Central Committee of the Democratic and Republican parties. The Board is responsible for the supervision of all County, State and Federal Elections held in Prince George's County.


​The Board of Elections is responsible for the supervision of elections, voter registration and record keeping, and the administration of election laws in Prince George's County, in accordance with Article 33 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The Board and the Election Administrator seek to provide voter registration to every County citizen who wants it.

Board Meetings

​The next board meeting is scheduled for Monday October 3, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.:​1100 Mercantile Lane Suite 115A​Largo, MD. 20774​​​

Important Dates

Voter Registration Deadline - Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9 p.m.​
Public Demonstration to determine the logic and accuracy of the voting systems: Friday, October 21st at 10am
1st Absentee Ballot Canvass, Thursday, November 10th, at 10am
Provisional Ballot Canvass/Absentee Ballot Canvass, Wednesday, November 16th at 10am
2nd Absentee Ballot Canvass, Friday, November 18th at 10am
​All events are open to the public and will be held at the Prince George's County Board of Elections: 1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 115A, Largo, MD 20774

​​Please see the Board of Elections calendar
​for additional dates, and events.

Rumor Control

​2016 Presidential Election Rumor Control

2016 Presidential General Election - Early Voting and Election Day

​Early Voting begins on Thursday, October 27, 2016 and ends on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Early Voting Sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Election Day is Tuesday November 8, 2016. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.