Vote. Please, Vote.

I VotedMaryland’s primary elections are this month, and they are big ones. Cast your vote for president (yes, that president), senator, mayor and more.

The voter registration deadline is April 5. Go online to the Board of Elections website to register to vote, check your current voter registration, update your information, or change your party affiliation.

Early voting starts Thursday, April 14 and runs through April 21. The closest voting place to our neighborhood is probably the Westside Skill Center at 4501 Edmondson Ave. (Enter on Athol Ave.) or the Community Engagement Center at the University of Maryland–Baltimore, 1 North Poppleton St. Get a full state wide list of locations here.

The primary itself is on Tuesday, April 26.

Voters’ guides can be downloaded from the Baltimore League of Women Voters website, as well as from, which also offers personalized voter information.

MRIA Board Member Linda Rittelmann will have paper copies of the voters’ guide available at the April’s MRIA meeting on the 5th. Please email Linda at if you would like copies for your church, office, event, etc.

Make your opinion count. Vote!