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Election Toolkit for Parishes

These resources are to assist parishes and parishioners with engagement in the election process

Candidate Survey Responses (also online in a full list here)

District 1 District 3  District 5 District 7 
District 2 District 4 District 6   District 8

 

Many organizations seek to distribute voter or election guides through parishes, parish organizations, or schools. Please use only those guides provided by the Maryland Catholic Conference or approved by your (arch)diocesan bishop. If you have questions, please contact the Maryland Catholic Conference via email or 410-269-1155.

Parish Toolkit (download here: Word | PDF)

The toolkit includes: 

  • Bulletin/email announcements
  • Catholic quotes about engaging in political life
  • Mass intercessions
  • Graphics for social media and your parish website


Social Media Graphics

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Faithful Citizenship Resources (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

 

Join the Civilize It Initiative

Invite parishioners to take the pledge to promote civility, love of neighbor, and build community this election season in this initiative from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. 

 

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Important Election Dates

Fewer polling locations will be available this year due to the ongoing pandemic. All Maryland voters may request mail-in ballots. Mail-in ballots may be returned via mail, or dropped off at your local board of elections office, an early voting center, or election-day voting center. 

October 13: Deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation for the general election

October 20: Request for a mail-in ballot must be received by this date

October 26 - November 2: Early voting; may drop off mail-in ballots  through Nov. 3 (instead of mailing)

November 3: Election Day (Marylanders may register to vote on Election Day)


Questions?

Please contact the Office of Communications and Engagement

☏ 202-525-9554

 communications@mdcatholic.org