The drive to get people to the polls for the Nov. 8 midterm elections in Maryland started in earnest Tuesday with National Voter Registration Day, and efforts continue for the next month.

The last date to register to vote in Maryland’s general election is Oct. 18. Races on the ballot include Delegate Dalya Attar, governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, one U.S. Senate seat and members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

To vote by mail, residents must request a mail-in ballot from the State Board of Elections or your local board. Your request for a mail-in ballot for the gubernatorial general election must be received by Maryland's State Board of Elections by Nov. 1.

Mail-in ballots must be postmarked or placed in a designated ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Nov. 8 for the gubernatorial general election.... Read More: Pikesville Patch