Politics

Election board confirms Frazier as Ward 5 winner

September 14, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT – The City of Hyattsville Board of Election Supervisors counted absentee and provisional ballots from the Ward 5 Special Election on Monday, Sept 14, confirming that Ruth Ann Frazier won the council seat recently vacated by Clay Williams.  She joins Councilmember Joseph [read more]

Unofficial results: Frazier may be the next Ward 5 councilmember

September 12, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The last voter on Sept. 12 for the Ward 5 Special Election came in at approximately 7:45 p.m.  Just minutes after the polls closed at 8 p.m., the City of Hyattsville Board of Election Supervisors had counted all of the votes from that day and transported the unofficial [read more]

Countdown to the Ward 5 Special Election

September 10, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The 2015 Ward 5 Special Election will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Magruder Park. Here is what you need to know: There are now seven candidates running for the seat vacated by former Councilmember Clay Williams (Ward 5).  View their bios here. A [read more]

Eight residents contend for vacant Ward 5 council seat

August 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The City of Hyattsville is holding a special election 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 of the vacancy. Ward 5 residents can vote at Magruder [read more]

Guide to the 2015 Ward 5 Special Election

August 11, 2015

The candidates’ answers to questions posed by the Hyattsville Life & Times are presented, unedited, below.  For more information on the Ward 5 special election, click here. Name: Patricia A. Stamper Age: 29 years old Day job: District of Columbia Public Schools; Resource Instructional Aide [read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Ward 5 Special Election Candidate Forum Sept. 8

August 1, 2015

The Hyattsville Life & Times presents: WARD 5 SPECIAL ELECTION CANDIDATE FORUM Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. Meet & Greet to follow at 9 p.m. in first floor multipurpose room, so you can ask your questions. Join us in person: Hyattsville Municipal Building Third floor council chambers Watch live at [read more]

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]
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