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Election Information


Below are some links to help you understand the vote by mail process.



Video explaining Vote By Mail:

This one is provided by Davis County in 2016.   They went with Vote By Mail.

If you have any questions please contact Salem City Recorder, Jeff Nielson.   801-423-2770 ext 202. or

Election Information


Ballots have been mailed out.    You can either mail your ballots in (Must be post marked by November 6th), or you can bring them into the city office during business hours.   There will be a Voter Service Center on Tuesday November 7th from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.    This Center is to help answer questions, turn in your ballot, or if you did not get a ballot, you can vote here (Note, if you vote at the Service Center, it will take extra time, you will also need the proper forms of ID, (showing identity and proof of residency)).   The Service Center will be at the City Office (30 West 100 South).  

Sample Ballot

Last day to register in person as a voter is October 31, 
and must be done at the Utah County Clerks Office

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** Elections this year will be an All VOTE BY MAIL Election **

Salem Municipal Candidates

Election for Mayor and 2 Councilmembers will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  The candidates who declared candidacy are:

Mayor (4 year term)                      Council—2 positions (4 year terms)

Joshua Wilford Thayer                                         Sterling M. Rees
Kurt L. Christensen                                             Garrett McLean Jones                               

Soren K. Christensen (Write-In Candidate)            Tim DeGraw (Write-In Candidate)

                                                                         Howard Chuntz (Write-In Candidate)

Click on the Candidates name for more information about the candidate.

Mayor (4yr term)

Joshua Wilford Thayer
Kurt L. Christensen   
Soren K. Christensen (Write-In Candidate)


Council - 2 seats  (4yr term)

Sterling M. Rees
Garrett McLean Jones
Tim DeGraw (Write-In Candidate)
Howard Chuntz (Write-In Candidate)

NOTE Seth Sorensen has withdrawn as a write-in candidate.



¨ Only registered voters will receive ballots.

¨ Are you registered to vote? Not sure? Check

¨ Have you moved but haven’t updated your information for the DMV and voter registration?


¨ If you have voter registration questions, you can call the Utah County Clerk’s office at 801.851.8128


NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE? Forms can be obtained from the:

¨ Utah County clerk’s office (100 East Center Street, Suite 3100--Provo)

¨ County webpage:

¨ Salem City Office

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Salem City Recorder




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