The next City Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, 2017.


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 4-year terms. One Council Seat from each Ward is open for election in May 2017. The Mayor's Seat will be open for Election in 2019.

Candidate Registration: Monday, February 27th - Friday, March 31st

The Candidate Packet for the May 2017 Election can be found under Candidate Information. The Candidate Packet is available for pick up at the City Building, 3rd Floor Reception.

The Board of Elections will host two Candidate Information Sessions for those considering running for office. The sessions will review candidacy forms, campaign finance rules, guidelines for campaing materials as well as an overview of the responsibilities of Council Members.

The dates for the Candidate Information Sessions will be held at the City Municipal Building, 2nd Floor Prangley Room  on the following days:
  • Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 26. 2017 at 10:00 AM 

Voter Registration: Sunday, February 12th - Tuesday April 11th

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:
All Voter Registration Forms must be received by Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Paper copies of the forms are available at the City Municipal Building.


Contact Elections Coordinator, Nicola Konigkramer at (301) 985-5001 or nkonigkramer@hyattsville.org.