Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is an incorporated municipality governed by its citizens on a volunteer basis. The office of Mayor and at least two of the six Town Council seats are open each year. Any Town resident who is a qualified voter may participate. To run for Mayor a candidate must have lived in Town for at least two years prior to the election. To run for Council a candidate must have resided in Town for at least one year prior to the election. Election Day 2019 will be May 11. Nominations will close April 8.
A qualified voter, both for the purpose of running for office and participating as a voter, is defined as a Town resident registered to vote in Montgomery County at a Town address. Subsequent notices in the Bulletin will provide instructions for checking your voter registration status with the County and explain the nomination process.