Candidate Information

Candidacy Filing Period

 

The Candidacy Filing Period will open on Monday, February 25, 2019 and close on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM. 

Candidate Information Sessions 



Want to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of Elected Officials? Check out our Candidate Information Flyer and join us for one of our information sessions. 

Candidate Information Sessions will be held at the City Building, 2nd Floor Prangley Room at the following dates/times; 

  • Monday, March 4, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
The Mandatory Registered Candidate Information Session will be held at the City Building, 2nd Floor Prangley Room at the following date/time: 

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Members of the Board of Supervisors of Elections and the Ethics Commission will be present to answer questions and provide assistance. 


Candidate Packet 


You can find the full 2019 Candidate Packet
here. (Updated 2/21/2019)

Table of Contents 

I. General Information 

II. Voter Information

III. Candidate Information

IV. Campaign Finance Requirements 

V. Election Day & Early Voting 


VI. Council Responsibilities 

VII. Appendix 


Please note: Applications for Candidacy must include items (A or B and C-F). 
Campaign Finance Documents are items G-L. The campaign finance workbook is provided in pdf and excel, candidates may use either format. 


A. Application for Candidacy - Mayor
B. Application for Candidacy - Council Member
C,  Financial Disclosure Statement  See Financial Disclosure Instructions and Appendix (2018 Vendor List)
D. Appointment of Treasurer 
E. Acceptance by Treasurer 
F. Candidate Biography
G. Campaign Finance Report Cover
H. Certificate of Contribution Threshold
I. Campaign Account Registration
J. Campaign Finance Workbook (PDF) Includes Schedules A-E
K. Campaign Finance Workbook (Excel) Includes Schedules A-E
L. Certificate of Disposition of Funds
M. Instructions to Poll Watchers
N. Charter Amendment 2015-01 Qualifications of Voters
O. Charter Amendment 2016-02 Qualifications of Voters 
P. Hyattsville Ordinance 2018-06 Election Code Revisions
Q.. Hyattsville Ordinance 2018-02 Ethics Code Revisions
R. Hyattsville Ordinance 2018-07 Ethics Code Revisions 
S. Board of Supervisors of Elections Rules and Regulations