City Elections will be held on
Sunday, November 5, 2023
Read about the changes planned for this year’s election!
The City of College Park will hold its general election for the office of Mayor and all eight district Councilmembers this fall.
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 will be available two weeks prior to the election at Davis Hall and City Hall. Details will follow.
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.
Running For Office
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 will be available from the City website on July 15, 2023, or by appointment in person at City Hall.
For more information about running for office, or voting in the City, please contact the City Clerk, Janeen S. Miller, at 240-487-3501 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay tuned for regular updates on the fall election in The Municipal Scene, the College Park Here and Now newspaper, and on our Website.