Candidate Information

Candidacy Filing Period for 2023 Citywide Election

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

Registered CandidatesPlease read these Instructions before submitting your Candidate Biography, Q&A, and headshot here for future elections. 

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.