Howard County Board of Education Candidates
District 2: WATCH THE DISTRICT 2 CANDIDATE DEBATE HERE
District 3: WATCH THE DISTRICT 3 CANDIDATE DEBATE HERE
Gian P Alfeo – Withdraws from race
District 4: WATCH THE DISTRICT 4 CANDIDATE DEBATE HERE
Mike Sheer – Suspends Campaign
Daniel Margolis – Has done nothing during this entire election cycle
Julie Hotopp (Write-In candidate during the General Election Only)
District 5: WATCH THE DISTRICT 5 CANDIDATE DEBATE HERE
2020 Maryland Election Details: (more)
Important Note: By emergency proclamation of the Governor, the 2020 Presidential Primary Election has been postponed to June 2, 2020. The State Board of Elections submitted a comprehensive plan to the Governor on April 3, 2020, for the administration of this election. On April 10, 2020, the Governor issued a proclamation ratifying the plan adopted by the State Board of Elections. This page has been updated to reflect the Governor’s Proclamation. We will update the information on this page promptly if further details of the election change.
Primary Election – June 2, 2020 7 am until 8 pm
This election will be primarily a “vote by mail” election. This means that we will automatically mail a ballot to all eligible voters. You should receive your ballot in early to mid May. You do not need to ask for a ballot to receive one.
We will mail your ballot to the address we have on file. If you want your ballot mailed to another address or download it from our website, please visit our Absentee Voting page. All mailed ballots included a return envelope and prepaid postage.
- To reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus, we recommend that voters who can vote by mail do so. Voted ballots must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
- Voters who prefer to drop off their ballots can do so at designated ballot drop off locations from – Thursday, May 21, 2020 through Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
- If you are unable to vote by mail, you may vote in-person on election day, June 2, 2020, at a vote center in the jurisdiction where you live.
General Election – November 3, 2020, 7 am until 8 pm
- Early Voting for the General Election – Thursday, October 22, 2020 through Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 8 am until 8 pm.
2020 Presidential Primary Election Candidate Listing – Updated Daily at 3 p.m.
Podcast Interviews with candidates from Howard County (Judge of the Circuit Court and Board of Education)