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Election Information
102711_113118_0.jpgResidents of Cheverly are engaged voters and are encouraged to participate in the electoral process whenever the opportunity arises.





ELECTION CALENDAR The next town election will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017. This election will be for all six Councilmember seats.





VOTER INFORMATION
Voters registered in Prince George’s County are automatically registered to vote in elections in the Town of Cheverly.

Call the Prince George’s County Voter Registration Hotline 301-430-8020, or download registration forms from the Maryland Board of Elections. You may also get registration forms at the Town Office.

Find your polling place here.

Town Elections are held at the Cheverly Community Center, 6401 Forest Road, Cheverly.

ABSENTEE VOTING  
Who may vote by absentee ballot?
» Any qualified voter

How do I get an absentee ballot?  You must apply for an absentee ballot, in writing, prior to seven days before election. You can obtain an Application from the Town Office. Call 301-773-8360, write to 6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785, or come in to the Town Office. When the Cheverly Election Board processes your application and you are determined to be qualified, an absentee ballot will be mailed to you.


EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT  
Who may apply for an absentee ballot after the deadline?
» Any qualified voter who is informed within 7 days prior to the election that, as a condition of employment, the voter is required to be absent from Cheverly;
» Any qualified voter who is unable to be physically present at the polls as a result of illness or accident occurring within  7 days prior to the election;
» Any qualified voter who is unable to be present because of a death or serious illness in the immediate family occurring within 7 days of the election.






CANDIDATE INFORMATION


WHO CAN RUN FOR MAYOR?  

Candidates for Mayor must be 25 years old on or before the date of election;
» a citizen of the United States;
» a registered voter; and
» a resident of Cheverly for not less than six months.

WHO CAN RUN FOR COUNCIL?
 
Candidates for Councilmember must be 21 years old on or before the date of election;
» a citizen of the United States;
» a registered voter; and
» a resident of Cheverly for not less than six months.  
» a resident of the Ward for which they are running, prior either to the date of filing, or 45 days immediately preceding the date of the Election in the case of a write-in candidate.  

FILING INSTRUCTIONS for CANDIDATES
Nomination filing forms may be obtained at the Town Office during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm) or download the form (see above).  Call 301-773-8360 for information.

All candidates must submit a completed Financial Disclosure form.

Completed forms must be returned to the Town Office no later 45 days before the Election.

Photos & Profiles of Candidates must be submitted with the nominating petition in order to be included in the Cheverly Newsletter.  
» Photo should be a closeup -- must be cropped to about 2”x2”.
» Candidate Profiles must be brief (no longer than 350 words). Profiles will appear as written.  They will not be edited or corrected; however, if the profile is too long, staff will have to shorten it by cutting off at the paragraph closest to the limit.

Please submit completed forms and other required materials on a computer disk or via email to: townclerk@cheverly-md.gov. Please attach them as separate files; the Profile as a WORD document, and the Photo as a JPEG file.





WARD INFORMATION





 
Cheverly Executive Offices:   6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785  (301) 773-8360
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