Can A Felon Vote In Maryland?
Individuals convicted of a felony are ineligible to vote while in prison but can register and vote upon release, even while on probation or parole (as of April 2016).
Felon Voting Rights Maryland
Felons who have completed a court-ordered sentence can vote in primary and general elections. However, felons do not quality to register if their crime has to do with the buying and selling of votes.
How Can A Felon in Maryland Restore Their Voting Rights
According to the State Board of Elections for the state, felons who have completed their sentences can submit a registration to vote
You are eligible to vote in Maryland if you:
Are a U.S citizen
Are a resident of Maryland
Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
You are NOT eligible to vote in Maryland if:
You have been legally declared “mentally incompetent” by a court
You are on parole for a felony conviction or convicted of a felony
You were convicted of buying or selling votes
To register to vote in Maryland you should provide one of the following:
Your Maryland Driver’s License Number
Your Maryland ID Number
If you do not have these IDs, you may provide:
The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number
If you are registering for the first time by mail and can not be identified by the ID information you provided, you will need to provide proof of residence. Acceptable forms of proof of residence include:
Government Issued Document that shows your current name and address
Valid Driver’s License except one issued to an individual that is not a United States citizen
Change of Address Card
Current Utility Bill or Pay Check or Bank Statement
If you registered to vote in Maryland, you may be required to present valid ID if you are voting for the first time or your registration is incomplete. You can use any ID from this list:
Paycheck that shows your Current Name and Address
Valid Employee ID
Valid Federal Issued ID
Valid Military ID
Valid US Passport
Valid ID Issued by the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles, Transportation, Highway Safety, etc.
Government Issued Document that shows your Current Name and Address
Valid Maryland Driver’s License
Valid Student ID
Valid Maryland Issued ID
Statements, checks and bills should be dated no earlier than 90 days before Election Day.
More Resources For Felons In Maryland
Where To Start – If you’re new to our site, then you should definitely checkout our Getting Started For Felons page that will give you the BEST help to dominate life in Maryland as a felon. Click here to get started
Jobs For Felons – Looking for a job in Maryland? We have what you need to find a job as a felon. Click here to find jobs for felons
Background Check – You can get a background check to see what your record currently shows about your felony. Click here to get a background check
Legal Representation – If you’re a felon in Maryland and need legal representation to get a felony expunged or any other help from a lawyer then you can get a FREE consultation. Click here to get legal representation