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Elections 2017

The City of Frederick will be holding municipal elections for Mayor and Aldermen in 2017.

Want to know why our Democratic candidates think Frederick City voters should elect them? Click here to find out.

Mayoral Candidates

Michael O’Connor - Website, Email, Facebook, Twitter
Jennifer Dougherty - Website, Email, Facebook

Aldermanic Candidates (listed in no particular order)

2017 Important Dates

Candidate Filing Deadline:Monday, July 3, 2017
Voter Registration Ends:Friday, August 11, 2017
Primary Early Voting:August 25 & 26, 2017
Absentee Ballot Application:Tuesday, September 5, 2017

PRIMARY ELECTION - September 12, 2017

Voter Registration Reopens:Friday, September 22, 2017
Voter Registration Ends:October 6, 2017
Early Voting:October 27 & 28, 2017
Absentee Ballot Application:Tuesday, October 31, 2017

GENERAL ELECTION - November 7, 2017

Elections 2018

The elections of 2018 started being a hot topic before Donald Trump's first 100 days even came to a close. Republicans are holding the majority of Federal, State, Local and Judiciary offices, so 2018 will be a pivotal year for our democracy.

Races in 2018 (Maryland and Frederick County)

Governor/Lt. Governor
U.S. Senator
U.S. Representatives
MD State Senators
State Delegates
County Executive
County Council
and more!

2018 Important Dates

June 26, 2018 - PRIMARY ELECTION

November 6, 2018 - GENERAL ELECTION