I would like to thank to our city recorder, Janene Weiss for this update:
This year, Provo City will hold a non-partisan Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 7th. We have four municipal seats open for the November 7 election, which include:
- Mayor – 4 year term
- City Council District 2 – 4 year term
- City Council District 5 – 4 year term
- City Council City Wide I – 4 year term
View a map of the City Council Municipal Districts with precinct boundaries here.
If more than two candidates file for an office, a primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.
To qualify for candidacy a person must meet the following requirements as outlined in state and local law:
- A United States Citizen
- At least 18 years old at the time of the next election.
- A resident of the municipality, or a recently annexed area, for the 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of election.
- A resident of council district 2 or 5, if filing for one of those districts.
- A registered voter of Utah.
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 Utah Code Section 20A-2-101.3 or 20A-2-101.5.
Council Members shall have no other compensated employment with the municipality.
A candidate shall file a Declaration of Candidacy in person with the City Recorder between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., June 1 through June 7, 2017 (excluding Saturday and Sunday). A fee of $75 for a council position or $150 for the office of mayor will be required at time of filing.
Any resident of a municipality may nominate a candidate for a municipal office by filing a nomination petition (with 25 signatures) and paying the filing fee with the City Recorder during office hours between June 1 and June 7, 2017.