City of College Park, Maryland

Elections & Voting

City Election Information

City Elections will be held on
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The College Park City Council consists of the Mayor, who is elected at-large, and eight district Councilmembers, two from each of the four Council districts in the City.   All seats are up for election on November 7, 2017.


Poll Locations and Hours:  Polls are open on November 7, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  There are two polling locations in the City:

Districts 1 and 4 – Vote at Davis Hall, 9217 51st Avenue
Districts 2 and 3 – Vote at City Hall, 4500 Knox Road

What is my Council District?:  The City is divided into four Council districts.  Click here to view the district map.

You can also call the City Clerk’s office at 240-487-3501 for more information. 

                                              Candidates’ Debates and Town Halls

The College Park City Council has adopted Rules and Procedures that will apply to individuals, groups and organizations that wish to arrange for Candidates’ Debates or Town Halls using City resources:

To discuss further, please call Janeen Miller, City Clerk, at 240-487-3501.

The following events have been scheduled in accordance with City guidelines:

1. The SGA is sponsoring a Candidates Forum and Mayoral Debate on Monday, October 30, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m., in room 2208 of the Edward St. Johns Center, UMD Campus.  Parking is free in Lot 1.

2. The Yarrow Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a Mayoral Candidates Debate and District 3 City Council Forum on Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 - 10:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, College Park City Hall.  Parking in the City Hall lot will be free.  This event will be broadcast on Comcast Channel 71/FiOS Channel 25, and can be streamed over the internet from the Mayor and Council/Council Meeting Videos page of this website. 

Election Judges

Thank you for your interest as an Election Judge. As of October 6, 2017, all positions are filled

                       Challengers, Watchers and Other Election Observers
Challenger's and Watchers Certificate Instructions and information for Challengers, Watchers and Other Election Observers

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,if you need special assistance, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 240-487-3501 and describe the assistance that is necessary.