For Official 2017 General Municipal Election Results, click here
General Election Information
2017 Municipal Election Open Seats
City Council – District 1
City Council – District 3
City Council – District 5
City Council – District 7
All seats are a four-year term
Important Election Dates
Candidate Filing Period – June 1 – 7, 2017. (Declarations must be filed in person in the Office of the City Recorder between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mon-Fri.)
Primary Election – August 15, 2017
Primary Canvass – August 29, 2017
General Election – November 7, 2017
General Canvass – November 21, 2017
Tabulation for the 2017 Salt Lake City Municipal Election will take place at the Salt Lake County Government Center, 2001 S. State St, South Buidling, Room S1-950. Election Results will be displayed on the County Clerk’s website at www.clerk.slco.org and results will also be transmitted to the State’s website. Early Voting and Vote-by-Mail results will be released shortly after 8:00 p.m. on election day and a final report for the night will be posted when all returns from Vote Centers have been received.
Vote Centers will be open on Election Day for voters who require amenities provided by the electronic voting machines, have misplaced or did not receive a ballot. Vote Centers are typically open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Voters are able to visit ANY Vote Center in Salt Lake County and cast a ballot on Election Day.
Salt Lake City Vote Center Locations:
|Trolley Square||600 S. 700 E.|
|River’s Bend NW Senior Center||1300 W. 300 N.|
|Salt Lake County Goverment Center||2001 S. State St.|
|First Congregational Church||2150 S. Foothill (2755 E.)|
Early Voting for Elections takes place at the Salt Lake County Government Center, 2001 S. State St., Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. starting October 9th through November 6th.
See location list here.
Past Election Results
Residents and Voters
Salt Lake City Map by Precinct/Council District
To check your registration status, register to vote, or update your address within the county click here to be redirected to the Salt Lake County Clerk Website.
Campaign Finance Disclosures
Disclosures regarding contributions and expenditures are required by all candidates.
Salt Lake City has provided access to each candidate’s reports.
Check Ballot Status
Primary Election Ballots will begin being mailed the week of July 25, 2017.
General Election Ballots wil begin being mailed the week of October 17, 2017.
Track Your Ballot (click link then select “Voter Info/Track Ballot”)
Candidates and Prospective Candidates
Campaign Contribution Limits Per Election Cycle
Mayor – $3,560*
Council – $760*Calculation based on Consumer Price Index at beginning of Election Cycle, February 2016. (Contribution limits amended to Mayor – $3,500, Council – $750 December 2015 from Mayor $7,500 and Council – $1,500).
Filing Dates for 2017 Campaign Finance Statements
- (Reporting period: February 11, 2017 to June 28, 2017)
- August 8, 2017 (7 days before the Primary Election*)
(Reporting period: June 29, 2017 to August 3, 2017)
- September 14, 2017 For unsuccessful candidates in the Primary Election
(Reporting period: August 4, 2017 to September 14, 2017)
- October 31, 2017 For General Election Candidates (7 days before the General Election*)
(Reporting period: August 4, 2017 to October 26, 2017)
- December 7, 2017 For General Election Candidates)
(Reporting period: October 27, 2017 to December 7, 2017)
- February 15, 2018
(Reporting period:General Election Candidates – December 8, 2017 to February 12, 2018)
- (Reporing period: Candidates Unsuccessful in the Primary – September 15, 2017 to February 12, 2018)
The Filing Date is the day when an individual statement is due. All contributions and expenditures must be entered by 5:00 pm of this date.
*During the seven (7) day period before any election, each personal campaign committee shall file with the City Recorder a verified report of each contribution over five hundred dollars ($500) within twenty-four (24) hours after receipt of each such contriution. Such report shall contain the information required by SLC Code § 2.46.090(A)(3)
Vote By Mail
What are Political Committees?
A group of persons cooperating to aid or promote the success or defeat of a candidate or issue, including the making of donations to a personal campaign committee. “Political Committee” does not mean an individual, a personal campaign committee, individuals who are related and who make contributions from a joint checking account, an entity that provides goods or services to a candidate or committee in the regular course of its business at the same price that would be provided to the general public, or a business entity using its own funds, except a business entity whose intended purpose is to act as a political committee.
The “purpose” of a political committee means an act done with intent or in such a way as to influence or tend to influence, directly or indirectly, the nomination or election of a candidate or the passage or defeat of any issue on the ballot at a municipal election.
Political committees must register with the State of Utah and also with Salt Lake City Recorder’s Office.
Filing Dates for Political Committees 2017 Finance Statements
- July 3, 2017 (Reporting Period: January 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017)
- August 8, 2017 (7 days before the Primary Election)(Reporting Period: July 1, 2017 to August 4, 2017)
- October 31, 2017 (7 days before the General Election)(Reporting Period: August 5, 2017 to October 27, 2017)
- January 31, 2018 (Reporting Period: October 28, 2017 to December 31, 2017)
Contact Salt Lake City Elections
Phone: 801.535.6225 or 801.535.7671