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2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

General Municipal Elections for City Council are held on the first Tuesday in November of each odd numbered year with two council seats up at each election.  Council Members are elected for four-year terms and the Mayor is elected at large for a four-year term.

The following positions are to be voted upon in the Cottonwood Heights 2017Municipal Election:

Mayor 4-year term
District 3 Council Member                 4-year term
District 4 Council Member                 4-year term

*(current candidate information here)

2017 Election Dates:

                  The Primary Election will be held on August 15th, and the General Election will be held on November 7th.
 
Early Voting will be held on the following dates:
 
Primary Election: Wed/Thurs/Fri – August 2nd – 4th and Aug 9th – 11th 
 
General Election: Wed/Thurs/Fri – October 25th – 27th and Nov 1st – 3r
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CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD

The candidate filing period begins Thursday, June 1, 2017 and ends Wednesday, June 7, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Declaration of Candidacy must be filed in person with the City Recorder at the Cottonwood Heights City Office located at 2277 East Bengal Boulevard, Cottonwood Heights.  A non-refundable filing fee of $25 is required at the time of declaration.  The qualifications to be a candidate are:

·      Be at least 18 years old at the time of the next municipal election.

·      Be a registered voter of the municipality.

·      Be a resident of the municipality or a resident of a recent annexation for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.

·      If elected from a council district the person must be a resident of that district. 

·      In accordance with Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 6, any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to hold elective office is restored under Section 20A-2-101.5.

If more than two candidates file for each position, a primary election will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  The general election will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  For additional information please contact the City Recorder’s Office at (801) 944-7021 or cityrecorder@ch.utah.gov during regular business hours.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

1. There has been some legislation passed regarding candidate filing , 
HB 160, that prohibits the use of public e-mails to solicit campaign funds.  With this in mind, we encourage candidates to use a campaign or private e-mail. 

2. For Candidate’s names, office filed for and campaign contact information please 
click here. 

3. For drop boxes locations, vote centers and other election related items please 
click here.

4. The last day a candidate can withdraw and have their name removed from the ballot for a primary election is June 22nd.

5. The new financial disclosure requirements for candidates of a primary requires a 
financial disclosure due 7 days before the primary and if eliminated in the primary another financial disclosure is due 30 days after the primary.

Please check the Salt Lake County website for updates on the elections and candidates.

See important candidate documents below:

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY  (click preferred format to download)  Word | PDF

CANDIDATE PACKET (click to download)

CANDIDATE PROFILE INFORMATION (click to download)

PLEDGE OF FAIR CAMPAIGN PRACTICES (click to download)

To find where your council district is, check maps below:
District Map (entire city)
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District 1 Map
District 2 Map
District 3 Map
District 4 Map (north)
District 4 Map (south)

VOTE BY MAIL ELECTION FOR 2017

Ballots will be mailed:     

·      Primary Election:  Week of July 18, 2017 (if necessary)

·      General Election:  Week of October 10, 2017

VOTER REGISTRATION

All voter registration is handled by Salt Lake County.  For information contact the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office.

Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office

Elections Division

2001 South State Street, S1-200

Salt Lake City, Utah  84114

(385)468-7400

http://slco.org/clerk/index.html

By visiting the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office website you can:

·      Register to vote (a current Utah Driver’s License or ID card is needed)

·      Verify if you are registered to vote

·      View your sample ballot

·      Find your precinct and polling location

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND TERMS

Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore, Jr.                         2014 to 2017

District 1 Council Member Michael Shelton    2016 to 2019

District 2 Council Member Scott Bracken      2016 to 2019

District 3 Council Member Mike Peterson      2014 to 2017

District 4 Council Member Tee Tyler             2014 to 2017

 

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
2015
2013 ELECTION RESULTS

2013 Official General Election Results

2013 City Election Canvass Statistics

2013 Official Primary Election Results

 

 


 

Cottonwood Heights contracts with Salt Lake County for all election services.

  • Review the Salt Lake County Clerk's website.