Candidate Profile


Candidate Email


If you are wanting to get in contact with the candidates, below you will find their email address that were put on their declaration of candidacy.  

Kurt Christensen
mayorchristensen@salemcity.org

Kelly Peterson
kpetersonspanishfork@gmail.com

Cristy Simons
cristysimons@gmail.com

Jason B Stewart
jbstewart11@gmail.com

Jeff Long
wounded4usa@gmail.com

2021 Candidates


The following have submitted their Declaration of Candidacy

Mayor
Kurt L Christensen


Councilmember
Kelly Peterson

Bruce Elliott

Jen Watson

Cristy Simons

Jason B Stewart

Jeff Long

General Election Sample Ballot


Election Info


VERIFY YOUR VOTER INFORMATION

Verify your voter registration info to make sure it is up to date.     
This is important if you have just moved to Salem.

Go to vote.utah.gov and click on the Find My Voter Registration Info, then enter your information.   Make sure all is correct so you can have a ballot mailed to you.

Meet Candidate Night


Salem City will be hosting a Meet the Candidate Night on Tuesday October 12, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., at the Salem City Community Center. If you have a question you would like to have asked to the Candidate for that night, you will need to submit your questions here. All fields are required.
Question *
Name*
Address*
email address*

Voting Information


Salem City 2021 Election
   * Voting will be vote by mail.
   * Elections will be overseen by the Utah County Election Office.
   * https://ssl.utahcounty.gov/dept/clerkaud/elections/index.html

Salem City General Election
   * Ballots will be mailed out week of October 12, 2021.
   * Ballots can either be dropped off at the ballot drop box (Salem City Library Parking lot, or go to the Utah County Election webpage and find other drop off locations in the county), or Mailed.   If mailed, must be post marked before election day (November 1st, 2021).
   * If you are wanting to vote in person or vote early, you will want to visit the Utah County Election Web Page for locations.   https://ssl.utahcounty.gov/dept/clerkaud/elections/index.html
   * An individual with a disability who is not able to vote a manual ballot by mail may obtain information on voting in an accessible manner from the county's website (www.utahcounty.vote), by contacting the county clerk (801-851-8128), or by reviewing the information included with a ballot mailed to the voter

Candidates
     *  Candidates profile is located to the left or on the Utah State Voter Information - https://vote.utah.gov/
 

Important Dates to Remember:

  • UOCAVA Ballots will be sent on September 17. (The county will be sending these out.)
  • Logic and Accuracy Testing/Voting Equipment Certification will be held on October 8, 2021, at 10:00 AM at the Utah County Administration – 100 E Center Street, Provo UT 84606. This will be open to anyone who wants to watch the demonstration.
  • Ballots for the General Election will be mailed to voters the week of October 12th.
  • The voter registration deadline is 11 days before the election (Oct 22).
  • Early Voting will be held October 27 - 29, 2021 at the Utah County Administration Building, 100 E Center Street, Suite 3100 Provo, UT 84606. Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.



If you have further questions, please contact the City Recorder, Jeffrey Nielson - 801-423-2770 (jeffn@salemcity.org).

Utah County Election Web Page (results)

https://ssl.utahcounty.gov/dept/clerkaud/elections/ElectResults.html


2021 Primary Election Results

Cristy Simons         1000
Kelly Peterson          736
Jeff Long                 530
Jason B Stewart       403
Jen Watson              332
Bruce Elliott             187

Cristy, Kelly, Jeff and Jason will be moving onto the general elections.   

FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT (FWAB) –
For Form and Instruction, please see:

Utah County Elections Division:
https://ssl.utahcounty.gov/dept/clerkaud/elections/MilitaryOverseas.html

Utah’s Online Tool: https://www.fvap.gov/utah 

Federal Voting Assistance Program: https://www.fvap.gov/

 OTHER INFORMATION:

https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/vote/VoterInformation.htm

https://www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Outreach-Materials/FVAP_FPCA.pdf

For more information on the use of the Federal Post Card Applications (FPCA), the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), and related deadlines, or the use of a Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) if you do not receive your ballot in time, please contact Utah County Election at 801-851-8128 or https://ssl.utahcounty.gov/dept/clerkaud/elections/index.





VERIFY YOUR VOTER INFORMATION

Verify your voter registration info to make sure it is up to date.     
This is important if you have just moved to Salem.

Go to vote.utah.gov and click on the Find My Voter Registration Info, then enter your information.   Make sure all is correct so you can have a ballot mailed to you.


 

How to register to vote:

You may now register to vote online if you have a current Utah Driver's License or State ID Card. Visit vote.utah.gov to access this service.

You may mail or submit in person the voter registration form, before the registration deadline.   Follow the instructions on the form.  


Election Questions? Call the Election Office @ 801-851-8128