Board of Elections

  1. Important Deadlines for the June 2, 2020 Presidential Primary Election

    The Prince George’s County Board of Elections reminds voters that the voter registration deadline for the upcoming June 2, 2020 Presidential Primary Election is Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM. The deadline for registering to vote online is 11:59 PM. Read on...
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Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Prince George’s County Board of Elections will be closed to the public until further notice.

2020 Presidential Primary Election is June 2, 2020  7 am until 8 pm

Live-Stream of the Prince George’s County Board of Elections Ballot Canvass

The start of canvassing of the mail-in ballots will begin on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9 a.m. The canvassing process and ballot reviews will be available to view via daily LIVE STREAMS

The live-stream will start on May 21, 2020 through June 12, 2020 excluding Sundays and Memorial Day. Please make sure that you visit the website daily as there may be updates to the canvassing schedule.

Flyer: 2020 Presidential Primary Election Information!!

Video- Voting By Mail: An Overview- 2020 Presidential Primary Election

Vote by Mail Instructions - 2020 Primary Election

Prince George’s County 2020 Presidential Primary Election FAQs

2020 Primary Election Update:

The presidential primary election originally scheduled for April 28, 2020, was moved to June 2, 2020. This election will be conducted primarily by mail. All registered and eligible voters will be mailed a ballot for this election. Beginning on May 21, 2020, voters who prefer to drop off their ballots can do so at a Prince George’s County ballot drop off location. If you are unable to vote by mail, you may vote in-person on election day, June 2, 2020, at a Prince George’s County vote center

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Primary Election - June 2, 2020 from 7 am until 8 pm.

General Election - November 3, 2020 from 7 am until 8 pm.
Early Voting for the General Election - Thursday, October 22, 2020 through Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 8 am until 8 pm.

Renewed Proclamation Issued by Governor Hogan 4/10/2020
Maryland State Board of Elections Statement on April 2020 Elections
Maryland State Board of Elections Comprehensive 2020 Primary Plan
Maryland State Board of Elections Urges Maryland Voters to Lookout for Ballots Arriving via US Postal Service



The next board meeting will be Monday May 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm via teleconference. The public can dial in to this meeting by phone using the following information:

Call: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 364-333-117


Securing Elections in Maryland


  • John E Rowe (R), President
  • Beatrice P. Tignor (D), Vice President
  • ​Roberta B. Deegan (R)
  • Thomas J. Slezak (R)
  • Jaime J. Vazquez-Saldana (R)

Alternate Board Members

  • Clement A. Gaynor, Jr. (R)
  • Monica A. Roebuck (D)
  • Harold Ruston (R)

      Anita C. Jones, Recording Secretary
      Robert G. McGinley, Esq. Board Attorney

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.


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.