1,127,363 mail ballots were requested in Maryland in 2020, and 908,454 were returned. A total of over 3,030,000 votes were cast in Maryland, putting overall state turnout at about 70%. The state voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden, who won its 10 electoral votes with 65.4% of the popular vote. Maryland has consistently voted for Democrat presidential candidates since 1992.
Maryland has a bicameral legislature with 47 senators and 141 delegates. Democrats have held the majority in both chambers since 1992. Governor Larry Hogan (R) is not eligible for re-election in 2022, due to term limits.