2021 Town Election

Election Held on Tuesday, May 4 for Wards 2, 4, 5, and 6

This year’s election will be for the Office of Councilmember for wards 2, 4, 5, and 6. Poll hours will be conducted from 1-8 p.m. at Town Hall (6724 Baltimore Avenue). Voters who come to Town Hall will be required to wear a face mask and stay at least 6 feet away from others. 

Due to the coronavirus and for the safety of all residents and election officials, registered Town voters in wards 2, 4, 5 and 6 will receive an election packet in the mail with instructions. An exterior, locked, drop box will be located at the entrance of Town Hall as an additional option for voters to return their ballots. 

Please follow the instructions below and return your ballot directly to the drop box, via mail or during poll hours. Votes must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be counted. 

What to Expect

The Town election packets will be mailed out the week of April 12 to registered Town voters in wards 2, 4, 5 and 6. Voters will receive the following 4 items enclosed in an envelope:

  1.  Return Envelope with a self-addressed, first-class stamp;
  2.  Town ballot with instructions;
  3.  Ballot Envelope; and
  4.  Voter Authorization Card (VAC)

When voting, please follow all instructions carefully. Place your marked ballot inside the ballot envelope. Place the ballot envelope and your signed voter authorization card inside the return envelope. Then mail the return envelope or bring it to the drop box located at Town Hall. Return envelopes must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.

Questions or To Obtain a Ballot

If you do not receive an election packet in the mail by Monday, April 26 or are missing one of the items listed above, contact Town Clerk at townhall@upmd.org or call (301) 927-4262 ext. 101.

Voters may also lookup voter info by visiting the Maryland’s Board of Elections’ website.

If You Need a Ballot or Special Assistance on Election Day (May 4)

Visit Town Hall located at 6724 Baltimore Avenue from 1-8 p.m. on Election Day for a ballot or assistance.

For safety reasons, we strongly urge you to vote by drop box or mail before Election Day. On Election Day, voters will be required to wear a face mask and stay at least 6 feet away from others present when seeking assistance or voting by drop box.

Running for Elected Office

If you are interested in becoming a candidate, visit the Candidate Information page. 

Deadlines

Monday, April 5: 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.

Monday, April 5 by 5 p.m.: Last day to register as a candidate where name will appear on the ballot.

Thursday, April 29 by 5 p.m.: Last day to register as a qualified write-in candidate - name will not appear on the ballot but a line will be provided to write a qualified candidate’s name.

Tuesday, May 4 - Election Day: All return envelopes - including a ballot AND a voter authorization card (VAC) - must be received by 8 p.m. to be counted.

Questions

Questions can be directed to Town Clerk Andrea Marcavitch at townhall@upmd.org or Supervisor of Elections Stephanie Herold at elections@upmd.org.