Presidential Election:  
November 8, 2016

Early Voting - Presidential Election:
October 27, 2016 and ends November 3, 2016


Administration of the General Election are the responsibility of the Prince George's County Board of Elections. The information displayed here about those elections is provided as a courtesy to Bowie residents.

If you have questions about voter registration, absentee balloting, or the General Election, please contact the County Board of Elections at 301-341-7300 or visit http://elections.mypgc.us

Important Deadlines for General Election

  • Voter Registration:
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • Request Absentee Ballot Application (by mail or fax):
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • Request Electronic/Internet Absentee Ballot Application:
    April 22, 2016

Voter Look-up Tool

To find your polling place, view your sample ballot, or obtain more information about your voter registration visit the Maryland Board of Elections Voter Lookup tool.

Early Voting

Early voting takes place place from April 14 to April 21, from 10 am. to 8 p.m. at the City of Bowie Gymnasium, located at 4100 Northview Drive, Bowie and at seven other locations throughout Prince George's County. 
Early voting locations

Election Day Voting Procedures Have Changed

There are new procedures in effect for in-person voting, which involve checking in at an E-Poll book and scanning your ballot. View a flyer about the new procedures on the Board of Elections website.

The information below pertains to City of Bowie elections: 

The next City election will be in 

November 2019.

  The offices of Mayor and six Councilmembers will be up for election. 

  • Interactive Map (zoom to your street to see your district and polling place)

Voting in City Elections

Only those individuals who permanently reside within the corporate limits of the City of Bowie may vote in city elections. Voters registered with the Prince George's County Board of Elections at a City of Bowie address are automatically registered for city elections. 

Candidates for City Office

Residents who are registered voters can file for elected office in the Office of the City Clerk.