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Primary voter registration deadline approaches

ANNAPOLIS — The deadline to register to vote in the primary for Maryland’s governor’s race is June 3.

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced Tuesday that June 3 also is the deadline to change party affiliation. It’s also the last day voters can update an address or request an alternate polling place for this election.

Seventeen-year-olds who will be 18 or older on or before the Nov. 4 general election can vote in June 24 primary.

Residents with a Maryland driver’s license or Motor Vehicle Administration identification card can register to vote, change their address or party affiliation online at

Paper voter registration applications must be hand delivered or mailed to the voter’s local board of elections.