Elections

2019 Election 



The next City Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Elected offices of the City of Hyattsville include the Mayor and 10 Council Members. The City is divided into five Wards with two Council Members representing each Ward. the Mayor and Council Members are elected to four-year terms. The Mayor's Seat and one Council Seat from each of the five Wards is open for election in May 2019. 


Candidate Information 



The

Candidacy Filing Period

will open on Monday, February 25, 2019 and close on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM. 

Candidate Information Sessions

will be held at the City Building, 2nd Floor Prangley Room on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM and on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The

Mandatory Registered Candidate Information Session

will be held in the Prangley Room on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Members of the Board of Supervisors of Elections and the Ethics Commission will be present to answer questions and provide assistance. 


Voter Information 



Register to Vote!


Most Hyattsville Residents are eligible to register using the Maryland State Voter Registration Form. Forms must be submitted according to State guidelines found here. Download:
Hyattsville residents who are not U.S. citizens, or do not wish to register with the State, may use the Hyattsville City Voter Registration Form. Forms must be submitted to the City of Hyattsville. Download: 
Paper copies of the forms are available at the City Municipal Building.

Same Day Voter Registration


In 2016, the City Council passed a Charter Amendment that authorized the implementation of Same Day Voter Registration for the 2019 Election. Residents from all wards can register to vote on Election Day at the City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street. 

Apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot!


You must be a registered voter in the City of Hyattsville to Vote-by-Mail. If you would like to Vote-by-Mail in the May 2019 Election, complete the Application for Vote-by-Mail Ballot. Instructions can be found here

Se puede encontrar instrucciones para votar por correo en español aquí.

Voters may choose to Vote-by-Mail permanently in City of Hyattsville Elections.
To automatically receive a Vote-by-Mail Ballot for all City Elections, request Permanent Vote-by-Mail Status on the application. A permanent Vote-by-Mail voter may revoke their permanent status at any time.


Election Legislation 


Updates to the City's Code, Chapter 8 Elections and Chapter 10 Ethics, were effective on December 23, 2018. The Board of Supervisors of Elections Rules and Regulations were adopted on November 19, 2018. 



Questions? 


Contact the City Clerk's Office at cityclerk@hyattsville.org or (301) 985-5001.