Running for Office

  1. CANDIDATE PACKETS AVAILABLE MAY 1, 2019.
    Candidate information packets, sample petitions and complete application materials will be available on May 1, 2019.

Elections in Rockville are non-partisan. 

Nomination Petitions

A candidate must be nominated using a petition. 

The petition must:

  • Be filed with the Board of Supervisors of Elections at least 60 calendar days before the election.The 2019 deadline is Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
  • Be signed by at least 100 registered voters who live within Rockville city limits.

Mayoral Nomination PetitionCouncilmember Nomination Petition


Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must be a registered voter and having lived within Rockvile city limits for at least one year immediately preceding the election. You must have lived in Rockville since Nov. 5, 2018.
Still have questions? Contact: 

City Clerk / Director of Council Operations
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240-314-8286
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.