Presidential Primary Ballot

The Office of the Secretary of State is responsible for designating the people whose names appear on the ballot for each primary election. This is done when the Secretary has determined that the candidate's candidacy is generally advocated or recognized in the news media throughout the United States or in Maryland and in accordance with party rules.

For more information concerning Maryland's presidential primary ballot, call (410) 974-5521 or contact us by e-mail.

For any other information concerning elections; including voter registration, absentee ballots, candidate information and campaign finance; check with the Maryland State Board of Elections.

Statutory Authority: Election Law Article, §8-502 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

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