Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

Elections

The General Election is November 2, 2021

Declaration of Candidacy – August 10-17, 2021 at 5:00pm


Municipal Elections are held on odd numbered years. All seats are a four year term.

2021 – Open Seats are for Council Districts One, Three, Five & Seven and a vacancy in District Two (the remainder of the term)

2023 – Open Seats are for Mayor, Council Districts Two, Four, & Six.

View current Council Members and District Boundaries here.


Updates


Due to the City Council opting into the Ranked Choice Voting pilot program all election dates, deadlines and city statute may be subject to change.

If you have any questions please contact the Recorder’s Office, our contact information is below.


There currently is a midterm vacancy in District Two. To learn more about the midterm vacancy process or apply to fill the vacancy please visit the tab below or click here.


Salt Lake City Council recently opted into the Municipal Alternate Voting Methods Pilot Program, or Ranked Choice Voting for the 2021 Municipal Election. There will be no Primary Election. Due to this change all election dates may be subject to change. To learn more about Ranked Choice Voting see the tab below.



Ranked Choice Voting


Interested in learning more about Ranked Choice Voting? Check out the videos below:



Please see below for sample ballots provided by the Salt Lake County Clerk:
*Please note these are not specific to Salt Lake City

Sample 1
Sample 2

Memos sent to the City Council:

February 1 Ranked Choice Voting Memo
March 23 Ranked Choice Voting Memo


Campaign Finance


Learn more about campaign finance and contribution limits here.

Candidacy Requirements


Learn more about candidacy requirements here. Please note that these dates are subject to change if the voting method is changed.

City and State Election Laws


Learn more about City and State Election Laws here. It is recommended that a candidate become familiar with these laws.

Election Results


To view election results and historical election results please visit this link.

Midterm Vacancy Process


Learn more about the midterm vacancy process here.

Political Committees


Learn more about Political Committees here.

Vote By Mail


To learn more about the vote by mail process visit this link.

Voter Registration


Interested in registering to vote? You can register to vote online -with a Utah Driver’s License or ID – here.

If you do not have the above mentioned ID, you will want to review the guidelines here.

Inscripción Postal De Elector

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.

Have more election and voter registration questions? Visit the State Elections website.

Initiatives


To learn more about initiatives and currently submitted initiatives please visit this link.

Contact Information for Salt Lake City Elections


Phone: 801.535.7671
Email: elections@slcgov.com