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City Publishes Data on Voter Turnout, Absentee Ballots, and More

Yesterday, the City published more data about last week’s election. This includes the voter turnout in each district. According to statistics, a total of 1,536 voters voted in this yea’s election. The total number of voters in 2019 and 2017 were 2,092 and 2,648 respectively. This year’s City-wide voter turnout is 10.35%. The voter turnout […]

Saturday November 13th, 2021 in Election | No Comments »

Humbled to Have the Opportunity to Serve Another Term

Now that all the votes are counted, I want to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude for allowing me to serve you one more term. I’m truly humbled, honored, and grateful for having your support in this election. Congratulations on the re-election of my colleagues Wojahn, Kennedy, Esters, Rigg, Mackie and Mitchell. Also, […]

Wednesday November 10th, 2021 in Election | No Comments »

College Park Election Results of Today’s In-Person Votes

Here are the initial results from today’s in-person voting. The final vote counts including absentee and provisional ballots will be available next Wednesday, November 10th. The City has mailed more than 1,000 absentee ballots. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to vote today. And congratulations to all candidates for running fantastic campaigns!! District 1 […]

Sunday November 7th, 2021 in Election | 1 Comment »

Vote College Park!

Vote College Park! Polls are open TODAY at 9 am – only at the College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Avenue, MD 20740. Please note – due to COVID restrictions, you won’t be able to vote at Davis Hall. Hope to see you at the CP Community Center! Voters from all districts will vote at […]

Sunday November 7th, 2021 in Election | Comments Off on Vote College Park!

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Vote Using a Mail-in Ballot at November 7 City Election

Step 1: Vote on the “Official Ballot” paper. The instructions on how to vote can be found on the ballot paper. Step 2: Insert the Official ballot in the “BALLOT / OATH ENVELOPE” Step 3: Seal the ballot/oath envelope, and sign on the back of the envelope Step 4: Insert the Oath envelope inside the […]

Wednesday October 27th, 2021 in Election | Comments Off on Step-by-Step Guide on How to Vote Using a Mail-in Ballot at November 7 City Election

2021 November City Election Information

City Election Sunday, November 7, 2021 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Although the City election is still several weeks away, you should decide soon how you plan to vote. You have two options: by Absentee Ballot, or in person at the Poll. The City will not offer Early Voting this year. By this time, you should have received applications for absentee ballots. […]

Saturday September 25th, 2021 in Announcements, City Council, Election | Comments Off on 2021 November City Election Information

City Announces November Election Candidates

Yesterday, the City announced the certified candidates for the upcoming November 7 2021 municipal election. District 2 and 3 positions are contested. Councilmember Monroe Dennis (District 2) is not running. Former Councilmember Bob Catlin will run in District 2. Please see below the full list of candidates. Mayor (Vote for 1) Patrick L. Wojahn District […]

Thursday September 16th, 2021 in Election | Comments Off on City Announces November Election Candidates

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 | Comments Off on Thank you, Jack Robson!

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