The Town of Leonardtown holds an election every other year. The next Town election will be held on May 5, 2026 three Council Members will be up for election.

Commissioners of Leonardtown

All the legislative powers of the Town are vested in the Mayor and Council, which consists of one Mayor and five Council Members. These officers are elected and receive a small stipend. The Mayor and Council Members are responsible for the hiring of the Town Administrator, appointment of the Treasurer, Town Attorney and all standing Commissions and Committees. The Mayor and Council Members and their terms are listed below:


Mayor Daniel W. Burris
Term Ends May 2028
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Council Members


Heather Earhart
Term Ends May 2026
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Nick B. Colvin
Term Ends May 20
28
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Christy Hollander
Term Ends May 2026
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J. Maguire "Jay" Mattingly IV
Term Ends May 20
28
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Mary Maday Slade
Term Ends May 2026
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