Election Information

2023 General Election Information

Salt Lake County Election website - Candidates for Office 2023

Special Notice

The Governor, Senate, and House announced that there will be changes to the municipal elections dates to accommodate the special election to fill the vacancy in the 2nd Congressional District. 

You can read the news release here

The proclamation from the Governor states: 

  • The Municipal Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 5.
  • The Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 21. 

These changes apply to all municipal elections, not only those municipalities in the 2nd Congressional District. 

Important Dates

June 1 to 7, 2023  -  Filing Deadline for qualified municipal and metro township candidates -  (Declaration of Candidacy)

Tuesday, September 5, 2023 - Primary Election, if needed 

August 8 to 15, 2023 - Ranked choice voting filing deadline for candidates 

September 4, 2023 - Last day to qualify as a write-in candidate 

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - General Election

Qualifications to Run for Office

  • Be a United States citizen at the time of filing
  • Be a registered voter of the municipality
  • Be a resident in the town, township or city for 12 consecutive months prior to the election.
  • Not be a convicted felon unless the right to hold elective office has been restored.

Open Seats 

Town of Brighton - Two Council At-Large seats

Copperton Metro Township - One Council At-Large A-seat and one Council At-Large B-seat and Council At-Large C-seat

Emigration Canyon Metro Township - Three Council At-Large seats

Kearns Metro Township* - One Council Eeat each in Districts 1, 3, 5 

Magna Metro Township*  - One Council Seat  each in Districts 1, 3, 5

White City Metro Township - Three Council At-Large seats

* Magna and Kearns Metro Townships opted into Rank Choice Voting, so there will not be a Primary Election in these two communities.