ELECTIONS 

Notice of Municipal Election

In accordance with Utah Code Annotated §10-3-301, Harrisville City will have one (1) Mayoral seat (4-year term), two (2) City Council seats (4-year terms), and one (1) City Council seat (2-year term) open for election this year. Those interested in running for any of these seats must file a Declaration of Candidacy, in person, with the City Recorder at the Harrisville City Offices located at 363 West Independence Blvd, Harrisville, during office hours as prescribed by law between June 1, 2021 and June 7, 2021. A Nomination Petition may also be filed during the same time period. Filing fees apply. Any person filing a declaration of candidacy for a municipal office must meet the requirements of Utah Code Annotated §20A-9-203. Candidates must also file the campaign financial disclosures required by state law. For more information contact the City Recorder at 801-782-4100, Ext. 1000. Primary Election will be held August 10, 2021. General Election will be held November 2, 2021.

 

Qualifications for a Candidate are (UCA §20A-9-203):

1.       United States Citizen.

2.       Registered voter of the Municipality (Harrisville City)

3.       Resident of the Municipality (Harrisville City) or recently annexed territory for a period of 12 consecutive months immediately before the date of the election.

4.       In accordance with Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 6, any mentally incompetent person, and 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.

 

VOTER REGISTRATION

In order to register in Weber County, you must contact the Office of the Weber County Clerk, 2380 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT. Their telephone number is (801) 399-8400. Office Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To vote, a citizen must be a registered voter. To register to vote in Utah, you must:

  • Be a US Citizen;

  • Be a resident of Utah (primary residence) for 30 days immediately before the next election; and

  • Be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election.

I.D. REQUIRED TO VOTE

VALID VOTER IDENTIFICATION IS BE REQUIRED TO VOTE IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

During the 2009 legislative session HB126S2 made significant changes in voter identification laws. One of those changes is that valid voter identification is now required when voting at the polls on election day. Voters who do not have valid voter identification can cast a provisional ballot and then present valid voter identification to the election officer within five (5) business days after the election in order for their provisional ballot to be counted.

Valid Voter ID includes the following:

  • Currently valid Utah driver license

  • The name and address on the Utah driver license must match the name address in the registrar's voter registration book

  • Currently valid identification card that is issued by the state or branch, department, or agency of the United States

  • Currently valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon

  • Currently valid United States passport

  • A valid tribal identification card, whether or not the card includes a photograph of the voter.

If the voter doesn't have any of the above forms of Valid Voter ID, two forms of identification can be shown to the election judges that bear the name of the voter and provide evidence that the voter resides in the voting precinct, which may include:

  • Current utility bill dated within 90 days before the election

  • Bank or other financial account statement

  • Check issued by the state or federal government

  • Paycheck from the voter's employer

  • Currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license

  • Currently valid United States military identification card

  • Certified naturalization documentation

  • Currently valid license issued by an authorized agency of the United States

  • A certified copy of court records showing the voter's adoption or name change

  • A Bureau of Indian Affairs card

  • A tribal treaty card

  • A valid Medicaid card, Medicare card, or Electronic Benefits Transfer Card

  • A currently valid identification card issued by a local government within the State; an employer for an employee; or a college, university technical school or professional school located within the state

  • A current Utah vehicle registration

  • A form of identification that does not contain a photograph, but establishes the name of the voter and provides evidence that the voter resides in the voting precinct, if at least one other form of identification listed above is also presented.

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