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Vote College Park!

Today is College Park’s Decision Day! Regardless of who you support, please make sure you go to polls and cast your vote. It’s our civic duty to take part in our local elections. From our past city elections, we’ve seen every vote counts! Polls will open at 7 am and will close at 8 pm. The […]

Tuesday November 7th, 2017 in Announcements, Election | No Comments »

City Publishes Bios of Candidates Running on November 7 City Election

The City has recently published the list of candidates and their bios for the November 7 election on its website. You can find that here. Four candidates (including me) are running in District 1. A total of 21 candidates are running for one Mayoral and 8 Council seats. Voters in north College Park (District 1 and 4) […]

Sunday October 29th, 2017 in Election | No Comments »

7 Reasons Why a Referendum on Non-Citizens Voting Makes Sense

At tomorrow’s City Council worksession, the Council will discuss the possibility of a non-binding referendum on this fall’s ballot. The Councill will most likely vote on this measure at the September 12 meeting. If approved, the residents will get a chance to vote on the non-citizens voting question at the November 7 election. We may […]

Monday September 4th, 2017 in Election | Comments Off on 7 Reasons Why a Referendum on Non-Citizens Voting Makes Sense

Council Mulls Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote in City Elections

At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will discuss the possibility of extending the ability to vote in municipal elections to City residents who are not citizens of the United States. Currently, the City uses the voter’s list supplied by the Prince George’s County Board of Elections.  Prince George’s County maintains voter rolls that comply with the […]

Tuesday June 6th, 2017 in City Council, Election | 2 Comments »

Council Discusses Candidate Debate During College Park Election

At last night’s meeting, the Council had a discussion with Jack Robson, Chief, Board of Election Supervisors about what the City’s and the Board of Election Supervisors responsibilities should be in respect to debates between candidates for Mayor and Council.  During the 2015 city election process, the City’s civic associations planned to host a debate […]

Wednesday September 7th, 2016 in Election | Comments Off on Council Discusses Candidate Debate During College Park Election

Primary Today – Please Vote!

Today is primary election day. No matter which party you belong to, please come and vote. Polls are open now until 8 pm. North College Park residents have three polling locations Hollywood Elementary School College Park United Methodist Church and Church of the Nazarene Please check your voter’s card or the Board of Elections website […]

Tuesday April 26th, 2016 in Announcements, Election | Comments Off on Primary Today – Please Vote!

2015 Official Election Results

City’s Board of Election Supervisors (BOES) finished counting the absentee and provisional ballots last evening and gave the Council the final election results. Here is the Council vote counts. A big THANKS to you all for your help in putting me to the top among all 16 council candidates. S. M. Fazlul Kabir (D1 Winner) […]

Thursday November 5th, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on 2015 Official Election Results

Thank You!

I want to take a moment to thank you all for re-electing me and giving me the opportunity to serve you for the next 2 years as your City Council representative. The trust that you have put on me as your representative means a lot to me. I ask your help in advising me with […]

Wednesday November 4th, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on Thank You!

Vote College Park!

Today is College Park’s Decision Day! Irrespective of who you vote, please make sure you go to polls and cast your vote. From our past city elections, we have seen every vote counts! Today’s election is probably College Park’s most historic election. The Mayor’s seat and every Council seat will be contested.  This is a good […]

Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on Vote College Park!

Denise Mitchell For Mayor

On my campaign trail, I’ve been asked by a number of my neighbors this question – “Who do you recommend to vote for our next Mayor in College Park?” I must say we have two strong Mayoral candidates and I tremendously enjoyed working with both of them during my four years term on the Council. Regardless […]

Monday November 2nd, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on Denise Mitchell For Mayor

Whom Does the City’s Charter Belong To – You or the Council?

By: Suchitra Balachandran. President, West College Park Neighborhood Association. At the West College Park Civic Association forum on October 16th, the candidates for mayor and council (D-4) in next week’s election were asked if they would support sending all future proposed amendments to the City’s charter to a non-binding or advisory referendum. While current state […]

Friday October 30th, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on Whom Does the City’s Charter Belong To – You or the Council?

Mayoral Debate Tonight, At City Hall, 7:30pm

This event will include an hour-long mayoral debate with candidates Denise Mitchell and Patrick Wojahn. The debate will be followed by a half-hour forum with District 3 City Council candidates: Ryan Belcher, Robert Day, Robert McCeney, John Rigg, and Stephanie Stullich. Sponsored by the District 3 civic associations, the event will be held at 7:30 […]

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 in Announcements, Election | Comments Off on Mayoral Debate Tonight, At City Hall, 7:30pm

New Voting Method for the November 3 City Elections

The City has published a guide about the new voting systems on its website: The systems include DS200 electronic vote counting machines and “ExpressVote” system for residents with disabilities and special needs. Here is the link. Please check the two videos at the end of the page describing how the systems work. The City Council […]

Monday October 19th, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on New Voting Method for the November 3 City Elections

City Publishes List of Candidates for November Election

Yesterday, the City published the list of candidates that will be on ballot in the upcoming November election. There will be a Mayoral race and every Council seat in every district will be contested. Municipal elections will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Please see the complete candidate  list below […]

Tuesday September 22nd, 2015 in Election | Comments Off on City Publishes List of Candidates for November Election

City May Use Electronic Voting Machine at this Year’s City Election

At tomorrow’s Council meeting, the City council will consider a proposal to rent electronic voting machines at the November 3rd City elections. The proposal will be about about one-time rental of equipment, sale of services and license of software, for electronic voting machines from the Election Systems & Software, LLC of Omaha,Nebraska. The rental fee […]

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Sunday September 20th, 2015 in Election | 2 Comments »