city election

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]

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]

Meet Hyattsville’s new mayor

June 8, 2015

BY RYAN CARBO — The City of Hyattsville’s 35th mayor, Candace B. Hollingsworth, is the first African American and the second woman to hold the office. Candace Hollingsworth Hollingsworth was elected to the position on Tuesday, May 5, with a total of 1,055 votes after running an unopposed [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]

ICYMI: Hyattsville’s new mayor and councilmembers sworn in

May 19, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Just after 8 p.m. on May 18,  five councilmembers who were recently reelected or elected for the first time—Councilmembers Kevin Ward (Ward 1), Shani Warner (Ward 2), Tom Wright (Ward 3), Paula Perry (Ward 4) and Joseph Solomon (Ward 5)—as well as the City of [read more]
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