Two Candidates Vying for Mayor’s Seat, 12 for Six Council Seats
Rockville voters will decide between two candidates for mayor and 12 candidates for six council seats in this fall’s vote-by-mail city election.
The candidates for mayor are:
The candidates for council are:
- Danniel Belay
- Kate Fulton
- Richard Gottfried
- Harold Hodges
- Barry Jackson
- Ricky F. Mui
- David Myles
- Anita Neal Powell
- Paul Scott
- Izola (Zola) Shaw
- Marissa Valeri
- Adam Van Grack
The six council candidates with the most votes will win the six council seats. The Mayor and Council serve four-year terms.
Every U.S. citizen living within Rockville city limits and over the age of 18 by Nov. 7, 2023 is eligible to vote in the city election. To be sure to receive a ballot, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/election to check your address, update your information and register online to vote.
Ballots will be mailed to registered voters on or before Friday, Oct. 13. Return your postage-paid ballot to the city. All ballots must be received at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 to be counted. Postmarks do not count.
Completed ballots can also be dropped off anytime before 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at a secure ballot drop box. Two outdoor drop boxes are located at City Hall and Montrose Community Center. Four indoor drop boxes are located at the Rockville Senior Center, Lincoln Park Community Center, Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, and Thomas Farm Community Center and are accessible only during hours of operation.
Completed ballots can also be dropped off from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the vote centers at City Hall or Thomas Farm Community Center. Same-day voter registration will be available at City Hall for eligible residents who are not yet registered. Those residents can register and cast their vote from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at City Hall.
For more information, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/election or call 240-314-8286.