city election

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]

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]
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