The nation faces a historic election Nov. 3 in the throes of a pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 U.S. lives, widespread protests against racism and unprecedented economic devastation. It follows years of voting law changes and challenges as well as a misinformation campaign to undermine confidence in the election. States Newsroom’s collective of independent news outlets collaborated to present a sweeping picture of voter access and barriers to the ballot. We invite you to read our five-day series from across the network, publishing Oct. 5-9.
More election coverage
Oct. 13: Deadline to register
Oct. 20: Deadline to request a mail-in/absentee ballot
Oct. 26-Nov. 2: Early voting
Nov. 3: Election day; same-day registration and voting
Ballot Questions, Explained
FAQs, and some maps, too!
Wondering about mail-in ballots, or how the state will count votes in this most unusual election year? We’ve got answers in our voter FAQs.
And, if you’re trying to decide how to cast your ballot, take a quick glance at our maps showing the early voting centers, Election Day voting centers and ballot dropoff boxes throughout Maryland.