2022 Mayor's Essay Contest

2022 Overview & Tips

Our essay contest has educated 50,000 students about municipal government and the role of the Mayor, over its 22 years. The contest remains digital to ensure one of our longest running programs is accessible to any classroom environment.

Theme: Celebrating the Soul of Maryland

The digital submission form can be found within the Submission Guidelines.


  • For additional information on municipal government, check out these Resources, including a Municipal Study guide  
  • There may be officials willing to speak to your students via video conference, find your municipality’s website on our Cities and Towns Directory page. 

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