Voter Information

Register to Vote

To check to make sure you are registered to vote, to find your polling place, or to change your address, visit the University of Maryland Election Center website.

To register to vote in Washington County, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Resident of Washington County, Maryland;
  • United States Citizen;
  • At least 16 years of age (you may register to vote at 16 but cannot vote until at least 18 years of age by the date of the next general or special election);
  • Not have been found by a court to be incapable of voting by reason of mental disability;
  • Not have been convicted of buying or selling votes;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony, or if you have, you have completed serving a court ordered sentence of imprisonment, including any term of parole or probation for the conviction;
A resident must complete and submit a Voter Registration Form. To obtain the form:
  • Call 301-600-VOTE to request an application be mailed to you;
  • Visit the Board of Elections office at 35 W. Washington Street, Room 101, Hagerstown, MD 21740-4833 to pick up an application. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Phone: 240-313-2050
  • Pick up an application at the county libraries, Motor Vehicle Administration, Post Offices, public high schools, Frederick Community College, or the County Courthouse.
  • Pick up an application from voter registration tables at events in Washington County.
  • Download an application from the State of Maryland Board of Elections web site.