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Details on College Park's 2013 Municipal Elections

The mayoralty and city council are up for election on November 5.

From the City of College Park:

The City of College Park will hold elections for the offices of Mayor and eight district Council Members, two from each of the four Council districts, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

In order to be eligible to vote in the November 5th City Election, you MUST be registered to vote with Prince George’s County Board of Elections at your current address in College Park by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. To check your registration status with the County, call the Board of Elections at 301-430-8020. Voter Registration Forms are available by calling 301-430-8020 or you may pick up a form at any City building or any Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration office. You may also download a form from the State Board of Elections: www.elections.state.md.us. If you have moved since the last time you voted, you must change your address with the Prince George’s County Board of Elections.

If you wish to run for office, candidacy packets may be obtained, after August 1, 2013, from the City Clerk’s Office at 4500 Knox Road, College Park, MD 20740.

The following guidelines apply to candidacy: At the time of taking office, the Mayor shall have attained the age of 25 years, and each member of the Council shall have attained the age of 21 years. Each elective officer must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Maryland and registered voter of College Park. Each elective officer of the City of College Park shall have continuously resided in the City for at least one year immediately preceding the date of election, been a registered voter in the City for at least one year immediately preceding the date of election, and shall continuously reside in the City during his/her term of office; each district Council member must reside in the district from which he/she is elected; and each officer shall retain throughout his/her respective term of office all the qualifications necessary for his/her election, and failure to retain all of such qualifications shall cause forfeiture of office.

For more information on running for office, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. at 240-487-3501.

Chief of Elections: John Robson

College Park Election Supervisors: Maxine Gross, Charles Smolka and Terri Wertz. 

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