Registered Candidates

Ward 1 Special Election

The certified candidates for the Special Election are listed below.

Ward 1 Special Election Candidates
Daniel Vallejos-Avila, July 12, 10:42 a.m.
Michael Brown, July 12, 4:00 p.m.
Mai Abdul Rahman, July 23, 11 a.m.
Joanne Waszczak, July 23, 12:50 p.m.
Scott Wilson, July 23, 4:20 p.m.

Get to know the Candidates

2021 Special Election Guide

Learn about your 2021 Special Election Candidates and find important voter information in the 2021 Special Election Guide!

Hyattsville Life & Times Candidate Forum

The Hyattsville Life & times newspaper held a virtual forum for the Ward 1 candidates on August 12, 2021. Watch a recording on the Hyattsville Life & Times Facebook page at

Ward 1 Candidate Meet & Greet

Join Councilmember Sam Denes at a virtual Ward 1 check-in on August 31 at 6:00 p.m. to meet the Ward 1 candidates. Zoom registration is available at

Board of Supervisors of Elections Correspondence to Candidates

Correspondence from the Board of Supervisors of Elections to candidates regarding campaign violations will be posted below until the candidate is in compliance with City Code. 

September 1, 2021: Notice of Campaign Sign Violation for candidate Daniel Vallejos-Avila - Update 12/13/21 - Fine Status: PAID IN FULL