– Register to Vote

Who is eligible to register to vote

Most residents of the City of Takoma Park are eligible to register using the Maryland Voter Registration Application if they meet all of these conditions:

    • Citizen of the United States
    • At least 16 years of age
    • Does not claim the right to vote as a resident elsewhere
    • Not incarcerated or under supervision due to a felony convictions
    • Not convicted of buying or selling votes.

City residents eligible to vote in Takoma Park elections but not eligible to register with the State of Maryland may use the Takoma Park Voter Registration Application. Typically, this includes residents who are not United States citizens or who are under supervision or on parole due to a felony conviction. Residents who are not yet 16 but will be 16 by the next City Election may also use the Takoma Park Voter Registration Application.

Voters must have resided within the City of Takoma Park for at least 21 days before the election in order to be eligible to vote.


How to register with the Maryland Voter Registration Application


 

How to register with the Takoma Park Voter Registration Application

  • Print the Takoma Park Voter Registration Application
  • Follow all instructions to complete the application
  • Sign the application
  • Bring it to the City Clerk’s Office along with the required identification and/or proof of residency, or
  • Mail the application along with a photocopy of the required identification and/or proof of residency.

 

When to register

  • For City Elections, residents may register any time, up to and including the day of the election.
  • From the 21st day before an election up to Election Day, applicants should register in person at the City Clerk’s Office. At all other times, applications may be mailed to the appropriate election authority:
    • For Takoma Park only registrants, mail to the City Clerk’s Office.
    • For State of Maryland registrants, mail to the Montgomery County Board of Elections.