I explained in an earlier blog post that the race for the District 1 Municipal Council seat is so close, there could be a recount. A recount was attempted yesterday, but there was an apparent problem with the equipment counting the ballots. So this morning, the ballots are being counted by hand at the Utah […]
There are two things everyone I talk to agrees on concerning the race in District 1. First, we had two great candidates that both worked very hard. Second, this has been a very close race. Today the county counted the provisional ballots. Before the count, Gary Winterton was in the lead by 5 votes. After […]
The unofficial election results from yesterday’s elections:Citywide IIGary Garrett – 3523Yancee Hardy – 1399Council District 1Bonnie Morrow – 773Gary Winterton – 778Council District 2Hal Miller – 585Richard Wood – 460Council District 3Jim Pettersson – 486Kay Van Buren – 881 For those that are watching the very close race in District 1 between Gary Winterton and […]
Remember, about an hour after the polls close at 8 p.m., you can start watching the result of the primary election on this interactive map. It will also be broadcast on Channel 17 all night long.
Below is an email I sent this morning to all candidates for office. It’s a good reminder for the rest of us as well. If you have questions about where signs may be located, or want to report a violation, call Reta Trimble at the number below. Dear Candidates, During this election season, I continue […]
I must admit a tinge of glee that I’m not the one running for election this year. I love being the mayor, but I’m not a fan of the election process. This year 4 of our 7 City Council seats are up for election and no incumbents are running. This is a very unusual situation […]
To use the words of the Daily Herald, Provo has a flood of candidates who have filed to run for our four open City Council seats. The situation is very unique. We have four open seats and not one of the seats has an incumbent. I applaud all candidates. It’s no easy thing to put […]
Thinking of filing for office? The time to file is between July 1-14. The requirements to qualify for candidacy, as well as other important election information, is available on the city website here.
As soon as polls close at 8 p.m. tonight, you can start watching for the results of local races on Provo City’s own election results map. We can thank former Provo City employee Daniel Bradshaw and current employees Phil Uhl and Stan McShinsky for this unique resource. The map has received national recognition for its […]
On November 2nd there are a number of issues that we will have a chance to determine by casting our vote. History reminds us that these important issues will be determined by a small handful of residents. Below I’ve tried the best I can to give you a source of information about each candidate or […]