2020 Town Election

The next Town election day will be held on Tuesday, May 5 at the Word of God Baptist Church (6513 Queens Chapel Road) - use side door entrance. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 This year’s election will be for the Offices of Mayor and Councilmembers for Wards 1, 3, and 7. 

Run as a Candidate

To run for Mayor or Councilmember, residents are required by Town Charter (Article III, Section 302):

  • To be at least 25 years of age,
  • To have resided in the Town at least 2 years prior to the election, and 
  • To be a qualified and registered voter in the Town

How to Become a Candidate

To run for the Office of Mayor, complete a Mayor candidate packet (includes petition and Financial Disclosure Statement). Packets can be obtained from the Clerk’s office at Town Hall or print one out from the link provided below. Mayor candidates are required to obtain a minimum of 20 signatures from qualified voters (per Charter Article V, Section 506(c))

To run for the Office of Councilmember, complete a Councilmember candidate packet (includes petition and Financial Disclosure Statement). Packets can be obtained from the Clerk’s office at Town Hall or print one out from the link provided below. Councilmember candidates are required to obtain a minimum of 10 signatures from qualified voters (per Charter Article V, Section 506(c)).

Candidate packets are submitted to the Town Clerk’s office. In order to get a candidate’s name printed on the ballot, candidate packets must be received by 5 p.m on Monday, April 6.

Mayor Candidate Packet

Councilmember Candidate Packet

Deadlines

Monday, April 6: Last day to register as a candidate where name will appear on the ballot

Monday, April 6: If you haven’t already registered to vote in Prince George’s County, this is the last day to register to vote in the Town Election

Thursday, April 30: Last day to register as a write-in candidate

Thursday, April 30: Last day to pick up an absentee ballot

Questions

Questions can be directed to Town Clerk Andrea Marcavitch or Supervisor of Elections Stephanie Herold