Candidate Information

Candidacy Filing Period for 2022 Special Ward 2 Election

Candidate registration for the Ward 2 Special Election will open July 22 and close August 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. 

Candidate Information Session

Learn more about the role of City Councilmember and what it takes to run for office at a virtual candidate information session on Wednesday, July 27 ,at 6 p.m.

Register for the information session here.

Candidate Packet 

2022 Ward 2 Special Election Candidate Information Packet

Forms are fillable PDFs. 

Campaign Finance Documents

The 2022 Campaign Finance documents are linked below. Reports may be submitted in hard copy to the City building (by appointment) or electronically to Forms may not be submitted prior to the due date and are due by 1 PM on the due date. All candidates are required to submit reports.

Report Deadlines:
Initial Report - Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1 PM

Second Report - Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 1 PM

Annual Report (if applicable) - Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 1 PM

Campaign Finance Forms:
Campaign Finance Cover Page
Campaign Finance Workbook
Disposition of Funds Form

Reference Documents

Resolution 2022-01: 2022 Special Mayoral Election
Charter Amendment Resolution 2022-01: Timeline Adjustment Requirements for Special Elections
Charter Amendment 2020-01: Changing Election Day Certification Time and Council Officer Elections
Charter Amendment 2021-01: Close of Candidate Registration
Hyattsville Ordinance 2020-06: Authorizing Vote-by-Mail Procedures
Hyattsville Ordinance 2020-07: Ballot Intake Procedures
Resolution 2020-09: Designating 2021 as an all Vote-by-Mail election