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The City Council of the City of West Jordan hereby gives notice that a City Council vacancy will occur in District 4, effective March 8, 2015. The City Council will meet on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall, 8000 South Redwood Road, 3rd Floor, West Jordan, to appoint a new Council Member who will serve until Monday, January 4, 2016.

Friday, March 20, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. – Deadline to submit a letter of interest to the City Clerk.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. – The City Council will, in an open meeting, interview each person whose name was submitted to the City Clerk for consideration and meets the qualifications for office. It is anticipated the Council will there upon vote to appoint a new Council Member.

The vacancy will be filled by an applicant who submits their name for consideration, and must meet the following requirements:
(1) Be a United States citizen at time of filing.
(2) Be at least 18 years old at the time of the next municipal election.
(3) Must be a registered voter of the municipality.
(4) Must be a resident of the municipality or a resident of the recently annexed area for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
(5) If elected from a council district, the person must be a resident of that council district.
(6) In accordance with Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 6, any mentally incompetent person, 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 hold elective office is restored under Section 20A-2-101.5.

The letter of interest shall be submitted to Melanie S Briggs, City Clerk, at the City Clerk’s Office located at the City of West Jordan City Hall, 8000 South Redwood Road, 3rd Floor, West Jordan, Utah 84088. Letters of interest shall include:
• Applicant’s name
• Applicant’s address
• Applicant’s telephone number
• Applicant’s list of qualifications

The deadline for receiving letters of interest is Friday, March 20, 2015, by 5:00 p.m.

If you need a special accommodation to participate in the City
Council Meetings, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 801-569-5115

FOR 2015
During 2013, the City conducted the FIRST Vote By Mail Election process.  I am proud to announce that after the official canvass of the election, the City had a voter turnout of 34.3%!  Highest EVER in City history!  Way to go Voters!

The City of West Jordan will again conduct a Vote By Mail Municipal Election again this year.  Ballots for the Primary Election will be mailed out by Tuesday, July 14; and Tuesday, October 6, for the General Election.

The City of West Jordan will be electing DISTRICT’S 1, 2, 3, AND 4 Council Seats during this year’s municipal election. To declare Candidacy to run for a Council District position, the filing period this year is as follows: Monday, June 1, 2015, through Monday, June 8, 2015, 5:00 p.m., in the City Clerk/Recorder’s Office, City Hall, 8000 South Redwood Road, 3rd floor. For more information regarding the upcoming Municipal Election, please contact Melanie Briggs, City Clerk, 801-569-5117. All positions have four-year terms. If you are interested in running, listed below are the requirements:

(1) Be a United States citizen.
(2) Be at least 18 years old.
(3) Be a resident of the municipality or a resident of the recent annexed area for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
(4) Be a registered voter of the municipality.
[Utah Code 10-3-301; 20A-9-203]

Published this 31st day of January, and 1st of February, 2015
Melanie S Briggs, MMC
City Clerk

General Election Candidates - Campaign Disclosure Statements

Vote by Mail Ballot Process.pdf

Instructions on 'How to Fold the Absentee Ballot Envelope'

Official Primary Election Results

Primary Election Campaign Financial Disclosure Statements

2009 Campaign Financial Disclosure Statements

2011 Campaign Financial Disclosure Statements

2013 Candidate Packet

Ballots will be mailed to each resident of West Jordan that is a registered voter within Salt Lake County. Ballots will be mailed on the following dates:

• Primary Election Ballots mailed: Tuesday, July 14
• General Election Ballots mailed: Tuesday, October 6

Vote By Mail Frequently Asked Questions

2015 Election Dates & Information
Primary Election Day: August 11, 2015
General Election Day: November 3, 2015
Swearing In Ceremony: January 4, 2016

For additional information, please contact Melanie Briggs, West Jordan City Clerk/Recorder, at 801-569-5117 or

Election Related Links:
Utah State Site:   
S.L. County Clerk:

Utah Statewide Electronic Voter Information Website
Did you know you can find all of the answers you need to know to Vote at the website above?
*Register to Vote
*When and Where to Vote
*Early Voting dates and locations
*Election Day Requirements
*View your Ballot
*Candidate Profiles

Register to Vote
On-Line Application:

Now it’s easier than ever to register online! Simply visit the Online Voter Registration website to find out more. You need to have a current Utah Driver's License or ID Card in order to register using the online system.

Your Online
Voter Registration must be submitted 30 days prior to the upcoming election to be eligible to vote in that election.

Vote the Easy Way...Vote By Mail!
Salt Lake County has a Permanent Vote by Mail Program for anyone who prefers to vote by mail.  All you have to do is apply and you will automatically receive your ballot in the mail for every election in which you are eligible to vote.  An application and details are available on the County Clerk's link below.         

To find out if you are a registered voter, or are interested in applying for the "Permanent Vote by Mail Program" please click the County Election's link: 

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