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Thank you, Jack Robson!

Jack Robson has recently notified the City that he’ll be resigning from his position as Chief of Elections for the Supervisors of Elections, effective May 31. Per City Charter section C4-3B, the Mayor and Council shall designate one of the six Supervisors of Elections as the Chief of Elections. At tomorrow’s City Council meeting, the […]

Monday May 24th, 2021 in Announcements, Election | No Comments »

Extending Council Term May be on this November Ballot Again

At next week’s worksession, the Council will discuss placing this issue of extending Council term from 2 to 4 years on the 2021 ballot and developing a voter education plan. In early 2018 Mayor and Council adopted priorities that included consideration of a Charter amendment creating four-year staggered terms, transitioning four district seats to four […]

Friday February 26th, 2021 in Council, Election | Comments Off on Extending Council Term May be on this November Ballot Again

City to Make a few Changes to it’s Election Laws

The Council held two Worksession discussions (February 2 and February 16) with the Board of Election Supervisors and have discussed changes to the election date and other matters related to the November election. Specifically, the Council is interested in holding the election on Sunday, November 7, and in having applications for absentee ballots mailed to […]

Sunday February 21st, 2021 in Election | Comments Off on City to Make a few Changes to it’s Election Laws

Council Discusses Some Changes to this Year’s City Election

At this week’s meeting, Council members discussed this year’s City election with the City’s members of the Board of Election Supervisors. The Board met with the Mayor and Council at the Worksession on February 2 to discuss and seek direction on the method of this year’s City election in November. Staff told us that Davis […]

Thursday February 18th, 2021 in Election | Comments Off on Council Discusses Some Changes to this Year’s City Election

District 2 Final Election Results

Please see below the final Board of Election official report of the District 2 Special Election.

Friday November 13th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on District 2 Final Election Results

Preliminary Results from the District 2 Special Election

The following are the preliminary results from the count of the ballots cast at the College Park Community Center on November 8: Ron Cameau: 50 Lindsay Dively: 11 Latetra Brown Esters: 69 The Official Canvass will be held on Friday. At that time the absentee ballots and validated provisional ballots will be counted. The City […]

Thursday November 12th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on Preliminary Results from the District 2 Special Election

It’s Time to Vote – Where and How?

The (national) election day is tomorrow. If you haven’t voted yet, there are a couple of ways you can vote. Please see them below: Option 1: Early Voting Centers Early voting centers are open from 7 am to 8 pm TODAY, November 2. The closest location for most College Park residents is at The Pavilion […]

Monday November 2nd, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on It’s Time to Vote – Where and How?

Council Makes it Easy for Residents to Run in City Elections

At last night’s meeting, the City Council amended Article III, “Mayor and Council”, §C3-1, “Membership; Election; Term of Office”, to delete the requirement that a candidate for City elected office to be a registered voter for at least one year prior to the election and to substitute the requirement that a candidate shall have been […]

Wednesday October 14th, 2020 in City Council, Election | Comments Off on Council Makes it Easy for Residents to Run in City Elections

Town Hall November Ballot Questions

At this November’s election, we’ll be asked to vote on 2 ballot questions – one related to State and local government budgets, spending, and finance, and the other one related to gambling. Please attend this town hall to learn more about them. from State’s representatives representing College Park and the neighboring towns. Join by Zoom: […]

Friday September 25th, 2020 in Announcements, Election | Comments Off on Town Hall November Ballot Questions

College Park Group Joins National “Get Out the Vote” Drive

As the national election is nearing, a College Park group has joined a national “Get Out the Vote” drive. The College Park-based “Neighbors Connect” will join the national campaign by MomsRising to get registered women voters to go to polls this November. As part of the campaign, the non-partisan MomsRising is planning to send a […]

Friday September 11th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on College Park Group Joins National “Get Out the Vote” Drive

District 2 Special Election to Take Place on November 8

At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council decided to hold District 2 special election on Sunday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the College Park Community Center. District 2 Councilmember Brennan has recently submitted his resignation from the City Council, indicating that he would serve through September 30. City Charter Section […]

Wednesday September 2nd, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on District 2 Special Election to Take Place on November 8

Democracy in Action – Webinar on Voting in November Election

Let’s share information about voting, the importance of voting, and how to vote in this upcoming election, and this event on Monday supports that initiative by providing important information to our residents. Here is the registration link:

Saturday August 29th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on Democracy in Action – Webinar on Voting in November Election

Important Information about Voting in the General Election

There have been numerous questions about voting in the November General Election. The information below may help answer all your questions.  You can also reach out to the Prince George’s County Board of Elections directly at 301-341-7300 or election@co.pg.md.us. Important Deadlines and Dates: Today — Confirm that you are registered to vote. If you aren’t sure […]

Wednesday August 26th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on Important Information about Voting in the General Election

Primary Election- How to Vote Today?

​Hopefully, most of you have received your “vote by mail” ballots for TODAY’s June 2, 2020 Primary. There are three safe, convenient ways to vote: 1. Mail in your ballot so it is postmarked today, Tuesday, June 2. 2. Drop off your ballot at a voting site by 8 PM today at the drop boxes […]

Tuesday June 2nd, 2020 in Announcements, Election | Comments Off on Primary Election- How to Vote Today?

City Spent More in 2019 Election, Yet Fewer Residents Went to Poll

In order to increase voter turnouts, the City increased the election budget to $67,171 in the last year’s November election. That was a whopping 139% increase from what the City spent ($28,118) in the 2017 election. Yet, the voter turnout in the latest election went down by 21% – from 2,648 in 2017 to 2,092 […]

Sunday January 19th, 2020 in Election | Comments Off on City Spent More in 2019 Election, Yet Fewer Residents Went to Poll