Elections for Wilde Lake’s Columbia Council Representative and Village Board were held on Saturday, April 20, 2024The election results have been certified:

  • 218 votes for William Santos*
  • 200 votes for Kathleen Uy

A total of 418 votes were received from eligible Wilde Lake households. The Columbia Association also provided 38 votes for quorum purposes only. Thank you to both candidates for their interest in the position, and to all Wilde Lakers who voted!


Candidate Forum

WLCA held a Candidate Forum on April 9, 2024. Many thanks to our candidates for Wilde Lake’s Columbia Council Representative, Bill Santos and Kathleen Uy, for participating, and to our Election Chair Susan Tucker for moderating. If you were unable to attend the forum, a recording is now available: Wilde Lake Candidate Forum 2024. For each candidate’s statement, see below.

Bill Santos (Candidate statement)

Kathleen Uy (Candidate statement


The nomination petitions were validated by the Village Election Chair on March 8, 2024. 

The slate of candidates has been announced.  

Wilde Lake Representative to the Columbia Council

Two candidates for one open position:

Bill Santos

Kathleen Uy

Wilde Lake Village Board

Two candidates for five open positions*:

Tina Horn

Kevin McAliley

(*These candidates are deemed elected since there are fewer candidates than open positions.)

Look for your absentee ballot mailing in late March.  It will include candidate statements and details about how to vote.  

Questions?  Contact Village Election Chair Susan Tucker at [email protected] or Sharon Cooper-Kerr, Executive Director/Village Manager, at [email protected]