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Local Elections
Local elections are handled by the Washington County Board of Elections located at 35 West Washington Street in Hagerstown. To obtain more information, please call (240) 313-2050 or visit their website.

City of Hagerstown elections are held every four years and coincide with the Presidential Election. The elections are conducted by the Washington County Board of Elections.

Beginning with the 2016 election, City elections will be non-partisan.

The primary election will be held on April 26, 2016, which coincides with the Maryland primary date for the presidential election and other federal offices. The 10 candidates with the highest number of votes for City Council in the primary election will be candidates in the general election. The two candidates with the highest number of votes for Mayor in the primary will be candidates for Mayor in the general election.

The general election will be held on November 8, 2016.  Voters will elect five people to serve as Councilmembers and one person to serve as Mayor.  

The newly elected Mayor and Councilmembers will take office on November 28, 2016.