city election

Election Countdown: Two 2017 council candidates raise big money

April 29, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Money and politics are always hot topics, whether it be a local election or a national election. Voters want to know how much is raised, who donated, how much is spent and what money is spent on. Thankfully, city staff work hard to ensure campaign finance reports are posted [read more]

Election Countdown: 2017 Referendum question on council size

April 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city council is again debating whether to reduce the size of the city council. An advisory, non-binding referendum question regarding the size of the city council is on the ballot for the 2017 election. The referendum question asks voters’ opinions on the number of [read more]

Watch the Replay: 2017 Candidates Forum

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On April 19, the Hyattsville Life & Times and the city’s Teen Advisory Committee co-hosted the 2017 Hyattsville City Election Candidate Forum, which brought together all 12 of the city’s candidates running for Hyattsville City Council. The 2017 Candidate Forum [read more]

Election Countdown: Preliminary campaign finance reports

April 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Initial Campaign Finance Reports for the 2017 city council candidates were due Monday, April 17 at 5 p.m. Six candidates — only half of those running for a city council seat — filed their reports by the deadline. Ward One Bart Lawrence Ward Three Vinni Anandham [read more]

Candidate registration for May election now open

February 27, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Candidate registration for the upcoming city election opened today. Candidates have until 5 p.m. on March 31st to submit their registration. The candidate packet is available on the third floor of the city building Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Candidates can also [read more]

Question of city council size to appear on 2017 ballot

January 2, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — At their Dec. 19 meeting, the city council unanimously voted to place an advisory, non-binding referendum question regarding the size of the city council on the ballot for the upcoming 2017 election. Councilmembers Edouard Haba (Ward 4) and Ruth Ann Frazier (Ward 5) were [read more]

Non-US citizens likely to vote in city elections soon

January 11, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — At the Jan. 4 Hyattsville City Council meeting, councilmembers discussed a motion that would direct the city attorney to draw up a charter amendment concerning the qualifications of voters in municipal elections. The council is likely to pass the motion, which was submitted [read more]
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