city election

New City Council sworn in, departing councilmembers honored

May 23, 2019

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Monday night’s city council meeting marked the changing of the guard: three newly elected councilmembers were sworn in, as well as three incumbents who were re-elected, and council bid farewell to two outgoing councilmembers. Councilmembers Shani Warner and Tom Wright [read more]

City is first in state to host pop-up voting

May 3, 2019

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville wants to make it easy for residents to vote. Over the years, the voting age was lowered to 16, council voted to allow non-citizens to vote in city elections, and this year, city staff is hosting pop-up voting polls to attempt to reach more residents. The city will [read more]

2019 City Council Candidates Guide

April 12, 2019

It’s election season in Hyattsville! Election Day is coming up Tuesday, May 7. Residents will vote for mayor and one councilmember from each of the five wards. This year, there are 13 residents in the running. Get to know a little bit more about the candidates with this guide. And be sure to [read more]

City of Hyattsville 2019 voting guide

April 12, 2019

Residents are eligible to vote in City of Hyattsville elections if they are at least 16 years of age; have been a resident of the city for at least 30 days; do not claim the right to vote elsewhere in the United States; and have not been found by a court to be unable to communicate a desire to [read more]

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]
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