Notice of Special Election Office of the Mayor
On May 6, 2023, the City of College Park will hold a Special Election for the office of Mayor. Candidacy information has been posted on the City website.
If you are thinking about running for office, please note the following: At the time of taking office, the Mayor must be 18 years old. To qualify as a candidate, the individual must be a citizen of the United States, must be a current registered voter in the City, and must have been domiciled in the City for at least one year immediately preceding the date of qualification. The Board of Election Supervisor may request proof that a candidate meets the domicile requirement. The Mayor must continuously reside in the City until the term expires after the November General Election.
The City of College Park uses a petition process to qualify candidates for elected office. In a Special Election, candidates for the office of Mayor must collect 15 signatures of qualified voters from each Council district. Please note: Council Districts have changed since the last City Election. See new map here.
A Candidate Guide and required forms are posted on our website. You may also make an appointment with the City Clerk’s office to pick up a hard copy of the Candidate Guide and forms. All candidacy forms (petitions and other required forms) must be returned by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
Click here for additional candidacy information or visit the Election page on our website.
Early Voting Tuesday, May 2, 20238:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.Davis Hall, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park, MD 20740
Election Day Saturday, May 6, 2023 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. City Hall, 7401 Baltimore Avenue, Community Room 1st Floor, College Park, MD 20740