City Of Hyattsville 2021 Elections
The 2021 City Election will be a Vote-by-Mail election. Ballots will automatically be mailed to all registered voters in early April.
Get to know the candidates running for office in 2021!
Download the 2021 Voter Guide and Candidate Bios
- March 19, 2021: Deadline for registered voters to provide an alternative mailing address. All registered voters will automatically receive a ballot. Individuals who need to submit an alternative mailing address after this date must contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-322-7497.
- April 1, 2021: Ballots mailed to all registered voters. Please allow 5-7 days for your ballot to arrive.
- April 12, 2021: Deadline to register to vote using the State voter registration form. Individuals may still register to vote in the 2021 City Election after this date, but must complete same day voter registration form for the City-only voter registry. Please email email@example.com to make an appointment to register to vote and receive your ballot
- May 11, 2021: Election Day! A polling center for all eligible residents will be open at the City Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street. Same Day Voter Registration will also be processed at this location on Election Day.
Ballot return deadline: Voters must return ballots to the City Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street, by 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, either by mail, at the City's secure drop box, or in person at the City Building. Postmarked ballots received after 8 PM on May 11 will not be counted.
Track your Ballot with Ballot Scout!Enter your information below to track your ballot and confirm your ballot is accepted, Please be advised that ballot tracking relies on USPS scanning the ballot envelope at each stage of the delivery process. If USPS fails to scan the ballot envelope at any point, gaps in ballot tracking will occur.
When your ballot is received the status will show as "Received". Ballot processing will begin starting April 26, 2021. Your ballot status will change to "Accepted" or "Unaccepted" once it is processed. If your ballot is "Unaccepted" you can call the Voter Information Hotline at (301) 322-7497 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive further information. Ballot processing will continue for several days past Election Day, May 11. 2021.
If you'd like to learn about how the ballot-tracking process works, click here
To ensure you receive your ballot:
Check your voter registration address.
- If you are registered to vote in State and County elections click here for voter lookup.
- If you are registered to vote only in City of Hyattsville elections email email@example.com to check your status.
- If you believe you are registered but you have not received your ballot by April 12, please contact the Voter Hotline at (301) 322-7497 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Request a Replacement Ballot
If you never received your vote-by-mail ballot or need to request a replacement ballot, please complete the Replacement Ballot Affidavit online form below. You may also call (301) 322-7497 or email email@example.com to request a replacement. . A replacement ballot will be mailed to you if the request is received by April 26. After April 26, you must pick up your replacement ballot in person. Voters are required to return a completed affidavit requesting the replacement ballot with the final ballot.
- Replacement Ballot Affidavit Online Form (English)
- Replacement Ballot Affidavit Online Form (Español)
Voter Registration Guidelines
- Are at least 16 years of age
- Have the City of Hyattsville as your primary residence
- Do not claim the right to vote elsewhere in the U.S.
- Have not been found by a court to be unable to communicate the desire 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. You may register by downloading the forms below and returning them to the Prince George's County Board of Elections or register online here. 16 and 17 year-olds who will be eligible to vote in County, State and Federal elections at age 18 should use the Maryland State Voter Registration Form. Maryland allows 16 year-olds to pre-register to vote using this form.
- in English (PDF)
- en Español (PDF)
- Paper copies of the forms are available at the City Municipal Building.
Eligible residents from all Wards can register to vote and cast their ballot on Election Day at the City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street, between the hours of 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Real Talk: City Elections!
Watch this recording of the March 1, 2021 Teen Center Real Talk session with City leaders to hear why local elections matter to teens and learn how to register to vote.