General Election Canvass Dates:
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - Mail-In Ballot 1 Canvass
The Board of Canvassers will convene in Room 110 of the Dorchester County Office Building at 9:00am in person. Canvassing of ballots will begin shortly thereafter, virtually via Townhall Streams. Call 410-228-2560 for assistance.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Provisional and Mail-In Ballot 2 Canvass virtually via Townhall Streams at 10:00am
To view the live-streaming of theses canvasses go to townhallstreams.com and select "Dorchester, MD County Board of Elections". Call 410-228-2560 or 410-228-7079 for assistance.
State regulations permit an individual to challenge an action of a local board of canvassers. If you wish to challenge a decision to accept or reject a Mail-In or Provisional ballot, call 410-228-7079. You may only challenge a decision during the canvass at which the ballot was accepted or rejected. A Canvass Challenge Form must be submitted within 1 hour of making the intent to challenge.
Friday, November 13, 2020 - Mail-In Ballot 2 Canvass will continue virtually via Townhall Streams at 9:00am
The Board of Canvassers will convene via Townhall Streams at 11:00am for board review and to certify results.
Next Board Meeting:
Tentatively scheduled for December 22, 2020 at 10:00am
County Office Building, Room 110
501 Court Lane
Please call 410-228-2560 to attend this board meeting in person. Due to social distancing, there is limited in-person availability. Masks are required to enter the building.