Board of Election Calendar



Wednesday, February 22

1st day to obtain election forms from City Hall:  Certification of Eligibility for Candidacy 2017; Nomination Petition; Preliminary Campaign Finance Statement, and Financial Disclosure

Monday, February 27

City-wide Election awareness begins

Saturday, March 11

11:00AM to 3:00PM

Voter Registration Drive

Front of City Hall

Monday, March 20


Last day to file election forms at City Hall: Certification of Eligibility for  Candidacy 2017; Nomination Petition; Preliminary Campaign Finance Statement and Financial Disclosure

Monday, March 20


Candidate Certification Confirmation and Order of Ballot Determination

Thursday, March 23

9:00AM to 5:00PM

**First day Application for Absentee Ballot available from City Hall during normal business hours

Saturday, March 25

Time TBD

Voter Registration Drive

Location: TBD

Saturday, April 1

12:00PM to 3:00PM

MRBOE Meet and Greet with Candidates

Mount Rainier Nature Center, 4701 31st Place, Mount Rainier, MD

Monday, April 3


Last day voter registration applications accepted by Prince George’s County Board of Elections to be eligible to vote for 2017 City Election

Wednesday, April 5

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Mount Rainier Business Association (MRBA) Candidate Forum

Location: TBD

Saturday, April 22

Time: TBD

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

Location: TBD

Monday, April 24


Last day to request Absentee Ballot application for 2017 City Election

Monday, May 1

7:00AM to 8:00PM            

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Monday, May 1


Absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 PM on Election Day or Postmarked No Later Than May 1, 2017, and delivered by May 2, 2017.

Monday, May 1

After polls close and all ballots have been counted

Unofficial 2017 Election results presented

City Hall

Tuesday, May 2


Last day Absentee Ballot can be received at City Hall via postal delivery

Monday, May 8


Official Swearing-in of New Council

City Hall

Monday, May 15

By 4:00PM

***Submission of final Campaign Finance Statement

*All time are EST (eastern standard)

**Any qualified voter may vote by Absentee Ballot in the City 2017 election. There is no requirement to provide an explanation.