Voter Information

2022 Ward 2 Special Election

There will be a special vote-by-mail election for Hyattsville Ward 2 residents on October 4, 2022, to fill the vacant Councilmember seat previously held by Mayor Robert Croslin.

Read the Ward 2 Special Election Guide

** Please note, the Ward 2 Special Election Guide omitted the submitted contact information for Candidate Kelly Burrello.

Candidate Burrello may be reached at the below contact information:
Contact e-mail address: electkellyward2@gmail.com
Contact phone number: (240) 853-1827

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • July 22 - August 5, 2022: Candidacy filing period for Hyattsville residents who wish to run for position of Councilmember. Additional details can be found on the City's Candidate webpage.
    July 27, 2022: Candidate Information Session for residents wishing to learn more about the Councilmember position and requirements. Register here.
  • August 12, 2022: Initial voter registration deadline for voters to register or submit an alternative mailing address to receive a ballot by mail. All registered voters will automatically receive a ballot. 
  • Early September 2022: Ballots mailed to all registered voters. Ballots may be mailed back (no postage required) or returned to a secure drop box at the City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street or Driskell Park, 3911 Hamilton Street.
  • September 20, 2022: Deadline to request a replacement ballot by mail. After this date, you must pick up your replacement ballot in person. Voters must return a completed affidavit requesting the replacement ballot with the final ballot.
  • September 24, 2022: Suggested deadline to mail voted ballots. After this date it is recommended that you bring your completed ballots to secure drop boxes at Driskell Park, 3911 Hamilton Street, or the City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street by 8 p.m. on October 4. Ballots that arrive by mail after October 4 will not be counted!
  • October 4, 2022: Election Day! A polling center for Hyattsville residents will be open at the City Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street. Same-Day Voter Registration will also be processed at this location. Unofficial results will be broadcast on cable (Comcast channel 71 and Verizon channel 12) and livestreamed on http://www.hyattsville-md.granicus.com/player/camera/2.
  • October 16, 2022: The certified results of the Ward 2 Special Election will be accepted by the City Council during their October 16 meeting,
  • October 20, 2022: The newly elected Councilmember will take the Oath of Office at a ceremony in King Park at 4203 Gallatin Street, tentatively scheduled for 6 PM. The ceremony is open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend.

Ballot return deadline: Voters must return ballots to the City Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin Street, by 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, either by mail, at a secure Election drop box at the City Building or Driskell Park,  or in person at the City Building. Postmarked ballots received after 8 PM on October 4, 2022 will not be counted.

Voter Registration Guidelines

You can vote in City of Hyattsville elections if you:

  • 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 

The initial deadline to register and receive your ballot by mail for the 2022 Special Ward 2 Election is August 12, 2022. Registrations received after this date will be processed on a rolling basis. Same-day registration and voting will also be available in person on Election Day, October 4, 2022.

Most Hyattsville Residents are eligible to register using the Maryland State Voter Registration Form. Forms must be submitted according to State guidelines. You may register by downloading the forms below and returning them to the Prince George's County Board of Elections or register online on the Maryland State Board Elections website. 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.

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:

The Supplemental Voter Registry Affidavit can be downloaded:

To ensure you receive your ballot:

 Check your voter registration address

  • If you are registered to vote in State and County elections, Use the voter lookup to look up your status. 
  • If you are registered to vote only in City of Hyattsville elections, email cityclerk@hyattsville.org to check your status.
  • If you believe you are registered but you have not received your ballot by early September 2022, please call 301-985-5001 or email votebymail@hyattsville.org.

To Request a Replacement Ballot
The deadline to request a replacement ballot by mail is September 20, 2022. After this date, you must pick up your replacement ballot in person. Voters must return a completed affidavit requesting the replacement ballot with the final ballot.

Replacement Ballot Request Form

Ballot Drop-Box Locations

Secure drop boxes will be monitored by camera 24/7.

  • City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street
  • Driskell Park, 3911 Hamilton Street

Same Day Voter Registration

Hyattsville eligible residents 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.

Voter Removal Form

No longer a Maryland voter? You can remove yourself from the Prince George's County Board of Elections voter registration database by completing this form.