Voting

2019 City Council Election results

May 7, 2019

The unofficial results of the 2019 Hyattsville City Council elections were announced around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the City Building. All three incumbent candidates held on to their seats for another four years. This story will be updated. Mayor Candace Hollingsworth – Winner [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]

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]

City council works to streamline, improve election process

January 14, 2019

By ROXANNE READY — Members of the Hyattsville City Council updated the city’s election code in December 2018 to distribute vote-by-mail ballots earlier, make it easier to report suspected campaign finance violations, and streamline the financial reporting process for candidates. They also made [read more]

Update: Seven Hyattsville residents on the ballot this June

June 18, 2018

By EMILY STRAB — While the City of Hyattsville is not holding an election this year — municipal elections take place every two years on odd-numbered years — there are quite a few Hyattsville residents who have been busy campaigning for the June 26 county and state elections and primaries, [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]

Council unanimously passes noncitizen voting amendment

December 7, 2016

BY SCOTT GELMAN — After a long series of debates, non-U.S. citizens living in Hyattsville will be able to vote in local elections starting in 2017. The amendment to the Hyattsville Charter passed unanimously, despite previous opposition by some councilmembers.  The change, which will take [read more]

Marylanders set record during first day of early voting

October 28, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Maryland voters came out in droves for the first day of early voting, setting a new record for highest turnout. State elections officials reported 122,880 Maryland voters cast ballots statewide Thursday. The previous one-day record for early voting turnout was 107,385 [read more]
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