Politics

Special election for Ward 5 vacancy Sept. 12

July 19, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated July 27 at 3:10 p.m.  The City of Hyattsville is holding a special election on Saturday, Sept. 12 to fill a vacant seat left by former Councilmember Clay Williams (Ward 5) in late June.  According to the city charter, a special election must be held within 75 days [read more]

DEVELOPING: Ward 5 Councilmember Clay Williams steps down

June 5, 2015

BY ROSANNA LANDIS-WEAVER — A surprise announcement at the June 1 Hyattsville City Council meeting means that election season isn’t over for Hyattsville after all. Clay Williams, a Ward 5 councilmember who was elected to serve a four-year term in May 2013, announced that he will be resigning [read more]

WATCH THE REPLAY: 2015 Hyattsville City Election Forum

April 26, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT  — On April 22, the Hyattsville Life & Times hosted the 2015 Hyattsville City Election Candidate Forum, which brought together 13 of the city’s 15 candidates for Hyattsville City Council. The April 22 Hyattsville City Election Forum is available for playback [read more]

Hyattsville Ward 2 candidates hold meet and greet

April 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The three candidates in the Hyattsville City Council Ward 2 race—Shani Warner, David Hiles, and Emily Strab—gathered in Magruder Park on Saturday during the Hyattsville 129th Anniversary Carnival.  The candidates made themselves available to meet Ward 2 residents and [read more]

From the Editor: Join us on April 22 at the 2015 Election Forum

April 7, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — It’s election season, and this is an exciting year! In the City of Hyattsville’s municipal elections, the Office of the Mayor and five seats on the Hyattsville City Council are up for grabs. Fifteen candidates have filed to run for office, seven of whom are running for the [read more]

Election Countdown: Meet the 2015 candidates

April 6, 2015

*Due to an editing error, candidates are not in alphabetical order in the print edition. We apologize for any confusion. The mistake is corrected here.* The Hyattsville Life & Times reached out to all candidates registered to run for city council in the city’s 2015 municipal elections. Below, [read more]
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