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2021 Candidate Filings – Mayor – No Primary

Candidate Name
Tom Westmoreland
Melissa Clark

2021 Candidate Filings – City Council

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Voting in Eagle Mountain

2021 Schedule of Elections

Regular Primary Election, City Council Seats – August 10, 2021
Regular General Election – November 2, 2021

Eagle Mountain voters will elect the Mayor and two City Council members. Terms will run from 2022 through 2025.

Municipal elections are held in odd-numbered years; county, state, and federal elections are held in even-numbered years.

Election dates and deadlines are subject to change by the legislature. This website will be updated as necessary.

Become a Candidate

In the 2021 election, Eagle Mountain voters will elect the Mayor and two City Council members. Terms will run from 2022 through 2025.

Filing Period: June 1 through June 7, ending at 5:00 p.m. on June 7.

Filing Fee: $50

For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to run for municipal office?

Must be:
• 18 Years old;
• a US citizen;
• a registered voter; and
• a resident of Eagle Mountain City (or a recently annexed area) for twelve consecutive months prior to the election.

Any mentally incompetent person, or 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 vote or hold elective office is restored as provided by statute.

How do I file a declaration of candidacy?

Download this packet if declaring for City Council, or this packet if declaring for Mayor. The Declaration of Candidacy and Qualifications for Candidate Filing Declarations must be signed in person in the City Recorder’s Office and filed before 5:00 p.m. on June 7, 2021.

What if I cannot file a declaration of candidacy in person?

An individual may designate an agent to file a declaration of candidacy with the City Recorder if:
• the individual is located outside of the state during the entire filing period;
• the designated agent appears in person before the City Recorder;
• the individual communicates with the City Recorder using an electronic device that allows the individual and City Recorder to see and hear each other; and
• the individual provides the City Recorder with an email address to which the City Recorder may send the individual election forms and information.

What are the requirements to register to vote?

To register to vote, you must be a US citizen, a resident of Utah for at least 30 days before the election, and 18 years old on or before the day of the election.

If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can pre-register to vote. If you pre-register, you will automatically be registered to vote when you turn 18 years old.

How do I register to vote?

Register Online: You can register to vote online here. To register online, you must have a valid Utah Driver License or Utah ID. If your current address does not match the address on your Driver License, update your UT Driver License address online first at dld.utah.gov.

Register with a Paper Form: Fill out this form and mail, email, or submit it in person to the Utah County Clerk before the registration deadline. If you miss the registration deadline, you can register to vote at a Vote Center on election day. Please bring two forms of identification with you. Click here to see Vote Center locations.

Utah County Clerk, Elections Office
100 E Center Street, Room 3100
Provo, UT 84606

Email: elections@utahcounty.gov

How do I know if I am a registered voter?

Click here to see if you are an active registered voter.

How do I get my ballot?

If you are an active registered voter, you will automatically receive a ballot in the mail. Click here to see if you are an active registered voter.

When will I receive my ballot?

The Utah County Clerk’s Office will mail ballots approximately three weeks before each election (July 20, 2021 for the Primary Election and October 12, 2021 for the General Election).

Any voter residing temporarily in another state or at another address within Utah may request to have their ballot mailed to that location on a temporary basis. Contact the Utah County Clerk’s Office at 801.851.8128 for more information.

What if I don’t receive my ballot?

If you do not receive a ballot shortly after the Utah County Clerk’s office mails them out (July 20 for the Primary Election and October 12 for the General Election), contact the Utah County Clerk’s Office at 801.851.8128 or elections@utahcounty.gov.

Where do I vote?

By Mail: A postage-paid envelope is provided for your convenience. You may also drop your ballot in any Utah County Official Ballot Drop Box, including the one located on the north side of City Hall. Click here to see a list of all Official Ballot Drop Box locations.

In Person: While there are not polling locations for the 2021 election, you may go to any Vote Center on Election Day from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM to pick up your ballot. Once you’ve filled out your ballot, simply drop it in the Official Ballot Drop Box.

Primary Election Vote Center Locations: 
Saratoga Springs LDS Church: 612 W Pony Express Pkwy, Saratoga Springs, UT 84045
Highland City Hall: 5400 W Civic Center Drive, Highland, UT 84003
Orem Hampton Inn: 851 W 1250 S, Orem, UT 84058
Utah County Health & Justice Building: 151 S University Avenue, Suite 1600, Provo, UT 84606
Spanish Fork Fairgrounds:  475 S Main Street, Spanish Fork, UT 84660

When is early voting?

Early voting for the Primary Election will be held August 4 through August 9 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Utah County Administration Building, 100 E Center Street, Suite 3100, Provo, UT 84046.

How do I know my ballot was received?

You can track your ballot online here. If you have questions about the status of your ballot, contact the Utah County Clerk at 801.851.8128 or elections@utahcounty.gov.

How do I vote if I’m serving in the military?

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) provides voting assistance to military service members, their families, and voters overseas. More information can be found at fvap.gov/utah.

Can I vote if I’m on a mission, away at school, or “snowbirding” away from home?

Yes! If you are a resident of Utah residing temporarily in another state or at another address within Utah, you may request to have a ballot mailed to that location on a temporary basis. Fill out this absentee application and submit it to the Utah County Clerk no later than the Tuesday before the election.

Utah County Clerk, Elections Office
100 E Center Street, Room 3100
Provo, UT 84606

Email: elections@utahcounty.gov

Where can I find more information about voting in Utah?

More information can be found online at vote.utah.gov and on the Utah County Elections Division page.

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