The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to provide efficient, professional services through the Smart City automation process. To ensure that the City Clerk empowers, educates and engages the citizens by being effective in the legislative process; by serving as the Custodian of Records; by assuring conformance with the State of Maryland Open Meeting Law; and by implementing all municipal elections. Although the City Clerk serves at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Clerk works with all branches of the government
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Qualified residents of the City may obtain a Maryland Voter Registration Application at the City of Seat Pleasant City Hall, 6301 Addison Rd., Seat Pleasant, MD from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
In order to vote in City elections, you must be a registered resident in accordance with the regulations of Prince George’s County and the City’s Charter. Every person who is registered with the County Board of Elections and is a resident of the City of Seat Pleasant shall be entitled to vote in all City elections.
In accordance with the City of Seat Pleasant City Charter, candidate applications and registered voter petitions, which shall include the names and signatures of at least 20 registered voters in the City of Seat Pleasant, must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk by 5:00 PM ON TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2020. NO EXCEPTIONS. Once voter qualifications have been verified, qualified candidates will be notified of certification to run for the petitioned office.
Section C-610. Nominations
Candidates for election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor shall file with the Board of Election Supervisors a petition signed by at least 20 registered voters of the City of Seat Pleasant at least sixty (60) days (including Sundays and holidays) prior to the date of such election. Such petition shall state (1) the name and address of the candidate, (2) the fact that such person is eligible for election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor and (3) that such person wishes his name placed on the ballot as candidate. Such petition shall be sworn to by the person filing same, both as to the fact of the candidate’s eligibility and as to the genuineness of the signatures of such petition. No person shall be eligible for elective City public office who has not fulfilled the requirements of this section. No candidate shall file for election for more than one City public office at any one election.
The Candidate packets may be retrieved at Seat Pleasant City Hall located at 311 68th Pl., Seat Pleasant, MD 20743 from 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Commonly asked voting questions .
Can I Vote in city elections by absentee ballot?
Yes, you can vote by absentee ballot. However, there are regulations governing voting by absentee ballot.
How do I obtain an absentee ballot?
To obtain an absentee ballot you must first complete an absentee ballot application. To request an Absentee Ballot application, call the City Clerk’s Office at 301- 336-2600 extension 2230.
Where are the polling locations for city elections?
The polling place for the City election is at the City Hall located 6301 Addison Rd., Seat Pleasant, MD. Unless, otherwise directed by the City Council at the recommendation of the Seat Pleasant Board of Election Supervisors.
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Dashaun N. Lanham, CMC