Register to Vote

This page updated for the 2022 election season.

There are several ways you can register to vote in Kent County.  Be sure to register by October 18, 2022.

You can register online.

You can print and mail a registration form.

You can visit the Board of Elections office at:
135 Dixon Drive, Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-0038

Not sure if you're registered?  Check the voter search.

Detailed information about voting procedures in the state of Maryland can be found at the Maryland State Board of Elections.

Mail-In Voting

For 2022, mail-in voting (also known as absentee voting) has been extended to all Maryland residents.  To receive a ballot, one must be requested by November 1.  It will not be sent automatically.  Requesting a ballot can be done online.

How mail-in voting works in Maryland

Request a mail-in ballot

Once you have your ballot, it may be submitted via mail, drop box at designated locations, or directly at the Board of Elections office.

Please note that drop box locations are subject to change.  Please see the Board of Elections site for locations.

In-Person Voting

Polling places will be open for all Kent County voters at select locations.  You are required to visit your designated polling place when voting in-person.

To find your polling place, look on your voter ID card or use the polling place search.

Early Voting

Early voting is open October 27 through November 3 at 7am-8pm.  Vote at the Kent County Public Library:
408 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Primary Election Voting

Kent County GOP urges voters to vote in the primary election!  Republican candidates need your support to choose the right candidates for the general election.

You must be registered Republican in order to vote for Republican candidates in the primary election.

Be sure to register to vote by June 28.

Early voting for primary election is open July 7-14 at 7am-8pm.  Vote at the Kent County Public Library:
408 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Primary election day July 19 from 7am - 8pm.

To find your polling place, look on your voter ID card or use the polling place search.

Election Day Voting

You may vote at your designated polling place on Election Day, November 8 from 7am - 8pm.

To find your polling place, look on your voter ID card or use the polling place search.

Request a Voter Registration Form

You may also contact the Kent County GOP to have a registration form sent to you, or if you have questions:

Register to Vote