ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Annapolis Board of Supervisors of Elections met Monday evening to certify candidates for the 2021 City of Annapolis Municipal Elections. Candidates for Mayor and City Council as well as central committee positions will appear on the ballot for the Primary Election on September 21.

Candidates that prevail in the primary will move on to the General Election on November 2, 2021.

Registered voters in the City will receive a ballot for the September 21 Primary Election if there is a contested primary in their Ward. Those ballots will be sent on or around August 30, 2021.

Voters also have the option to vote in person or by using the drop boxes at one of the eight approved polling locations (

The 2021 City of Annapolis municipal election candidates include:



Gavin Buckley (D)

Steven Strawn (R)


Ward 1:

Elly Tierney (D)


Ward 2:

Karma O’Neill (D)

Scott Gibson (R)


Ward 3:

Rhonda Pindell Charles (D)

Keanuú Smith-Brown (D)


Ward 4:

Sheila M. Finlayson (D)

Toni Strong Pratt (D)


Ward 5:

Brooks Schandelmeier (D)

Monica Fenton Manthey (R)


Ward 6:

DaJuan Gay (D)

George Michael Gallagher (R)


Ward 7:

Rob Savidge (D)


Ward 8:

Ross H. Arnett, III (D)

Kathleen (Kati) George (D)

Rock Toews (R)


Democratic Central Committee:

Tom McCarthy, Ward 1

Joshua Falk, Ward 2

N.T. Sharps, II, Ward 3

Loni Moyer, Ward 6

David Frankel, Ward 7

Mary Ann Arnett, Ward 7

Frieda K. Wildey, Ward 8

Kurt Riegel, At-Large

Republican Central Committee:

Janet Katz, Ward 1

Mary Beth Anne Chipkevich, Ward 2

Michael Dye, Ward 3

Thomas Edmund Hurd, Ward 5

Christine Cirone, Ward 6

Stacey Crown, Ward 7

Kecia Pettey, Ward 8

Suzanne Duffy, At-Large