Candidate Information

Candidacy Filing Period for 2023 Citywide Election

Candidate registration for the 2023 General Election will open on February 7, 2023 and close on March 10, 2023 at 5 p.m. 

Download our Candidate Flyer
Watch a recording of the February 1, 2023 Candidate Information Session

Registered CandidatesUpload your Candidate Biography, Q&A, and headshot here. This information is due by 5:00 p.m. on March 13 to be included in the City's Election Guide. Please read these Instructions before submitting.

A Candidate Forum, hosted by the Hyattsville Life & Times, is scheduled for April 13 at 6 PM. Additional details will be coming soon!

Candidate Packet 

2023 Election Candidate Information Packet

Forms are fillable PDFs. 

Campaign Finance Documents

The 2023 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, April 18, 2023 at 1 PM
Second Report - Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 1 PM
Third Report (post election) - Friday, June 23, 2023 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

The Hyattsville City Charter and Code is available online in a searchable database. Candidates should familiarize themselves with the requirements in the Charter pertaining to elections, and Chapter 8, Elections, and Chapter 10, Ethics.