Election Day is Sunday, November 5, at the College Park Community Center.  All voters regardless of district may vote at the Community Center on Election Day.

Early Voting: 
Thursday, October 26  at Davis Hall, 9217 5st Avenue, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 2 at City Hall, 7401 Baltimore Avenue, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Voter Registration: Voter registration for this election will close October 21.

Vote By Mail:  You have two options if you want to vote by mail:

  • Permanent Vote By Mail list:  Did you know that the state has a Permanent Vote By Mail list?  To sign up, use the state’s website here: https://www.elections.maryland.gov/voting/absentee.html and submit before September 15. If you are already on the state’s Permanent Vote By Mail list, you will automatically receive a ballot for this election.
  • You may request a mail-in ballot for the City’s general election without signing up for the state’s Permanent Vote By Mail list.  Applications will be posted on the City website and available at all City buildings beginning September 1.


Are you interested in running for office?  College Park uses a petition process to qualify candidates for elected office.  To run for Mayor, candidates must collect the signatures of 20 qualified voters from each Council district.  To run for Councilmember, candidates must collect 25 signatures from the qualified voters in their district.  Candidacy packets with the petition forms and other required paperwork are available at the link below or by appointment in person at City Hall.


For more information about running for office, or voting in the City, please get in touch with the City Clerk, Janeen S. Miller, at 240-487-3501 or jsmiller@collegeparkmd.gov.

The Ethics Commission will host a Q & A  session on August 30, 2023 at 7:00pm. All interested candidates are encouraged to attend.  You may access the Q & A by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/95733907948.

Here are the dates for the candidates interested in running in this election.