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CANDIDATES WHO HAVE DECLARED CANDIDACY FOR LINDON CITY OFFICE:
(as of 5:00 pm 6.7.17, end of the filing period) 
  • Lindon City Municipal Election / 2017 Candidates

     

    CANDIDATE

    OFFICE

    ADDRESS

    PHONE

    EMAIL

     

    Jeff Acerson

     

     Mayor

    (4 year term)

     

    910 East Center Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-404-8588

     

    acerson@rocketmail.com

     

     Jake Hoyt

     

    CityCouncil

    (4 year term)

     

    581 West 150 South

    Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-368-1983

     

    jake@rockcanyonbank.com

     

     Russell Stay

     

      CityCouncil

      (4 year term)

     

    15 McKinley Dr.

       Lindon, UT 84042

     

     

    801-796-7909

     

    russ.stay@gmail.com

     

     

     Alan Smoot

     

      CityCouncil

      (4 year term)

     

        502 East 270 North

      Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-318-0120

     

    alan@smootclan.com

     

    Van Broderick

     

    CityCouncil

    (4 year term)

     

    655 East 500 North

    Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-369-7350

     

    cb_con@yahoo.com

     

     

    Desiree Green

     

    CityCouncil

    (4 year term)

     

    604 West 425 North

    Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-735-1249

     

    desiree.green@gmail.com

     

     

    Dustin Sweeten

     

    CityCouncil

    (2 year term)

     

    6 South 400 West

    Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-360-2082

     

    dustinsweeten@yahoo.com

     

    Daril Magleby

     

    City Council

    (2 year term)

     

    32 North 1025 East

    Lindon, UT 84042

     

    801-372-6681

     

    darilmagleby@gmail.com

     

     

     

    Lindon City will be holding a Primary Election on August 15, 2017 for the two (2) open City Council seats (4 year-term). A Primary is not necessary for the one (1) open 2 year–term City Council seat.  Please note the candidate names are listed per the Master Ballot Position List (Utah Code Section 20A-6-305).

    The Voter Service Center for the all Vote by Mail election will be located at the Lindon City Community Center, 25 North Main Street, Lindon, Utah, for both the Primary Election to be held on August 15, 2017 and the Municipal General Election to be held on November 7, 2017.

    If you need any additional information feel free to contact me.

    Kathryn A. Moosman

    Lindon City Recorder

    801-785-5043

    kmoosman@lindoncity.org

     


Lindon City to Conduct Vote by Mail for 2017 Municipal Election

The Lindon City Council recently voted to authorize Utah County to conduct the 2017 Primary and General Municipal Elections by using Vote by Mail, a system where all registered voters use absentee (Vote by Mail) ballots to vote.

Vote-by-Mail Information

The 2017 Primary and General Municipal Elections will be conducted using Vote by Mail. Each registered voter will be mailed a ballot and instructions for returning the ballot. Ballots for the Primary Election will be mailed out by Tuesday, July 25; and ballots for the General Election will be mailed out by Tuesday, October 17. Ballots must either be returned by mail and clearly postmarked before Election Day or placed in the ballot box at the Lindon City Community Center, 25 North Main Street, Lindon, by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots cannot and will not be forwarded by the postal service. All ballots that are determined undeliverable are returned to the County Clerk's office. If you have not received your ballot within two weeks after they are mailed, please call the Utah County Clerks Elections Division office at 801-851-8109 ex 5.

Voters will have the convenience and satisfaction of voting in the comfort of their homes where they can research those candidates running for election. Once the ballot has been filled out and placed in the secure envelope, it can be mailed back to the County for processing. For those who prefer to bypass the mail and submit their ballots in person, they may securely do so at either the County or the Lindon City Recorder’s Office. Additionally, votes may be cast in person by provisional ballot at Lindon City Community Center on Election Day. 

Once the County has received the ballot, signatures are checked and verified before the ballot is counted. If the ballot cannot be verified it is passed to another team member before it is rejected. If a voter’s signature cannot be verified, the voter will be contacted and can correct the error prior to the canvas. Additionally, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office is required to do an audit of the clerk’s signature verification process. The ballot is not removed from the envelope until the signature has been verified, maintaining the secrecy of the ballot. Every paper ballot is treated with great care and at no time is handled by a single person as there is always a second set of eyes overseeing the processing of submitted ballots. 

2017 Primary and General Municipal Elections

Primary Election Day: August 15, 2017 General Election Day: November 7, 2017

 

NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES

NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES TO BE VOTED ON IN THE LINDON CITY MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION

Lindon City will conduct a non-partisan Municipal General Election on November 7, 2017 to elect the following positions:

  •        One (1) Mayoral seat to serve a four-year term of office.
  •        Two(2) City Council seats to serve four-year terms of office.
  •        One (1) City Council seat to serve a remaining two-year term of office.

Qualified residents of Lindon may become a candidate for office by filing in person a “Declaration of Candidacy” in the office of the City Recorder located at 100 North State Street, Lindon, Utah, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidate filing period begins Thursday, June 1, 2017 and ends Wednesday, June 7, 2017No applications can be received after 5:00 p.m. on June 7, 2017.

Click here
 for Candidate Filing Information Guide.

Qualifications to become a candidate are:

  •     Be a United States Citizen at the time of filing;
  •     Be a registered voter of the municipality;
  •     Be a resident of the municipality for a period of 365 consecutive days immediately preceding the date of the election;
  •     Not be a convicted felon; VERIFIED BY A  BACKGROUND CHECK.

When Must the Ballot be Returned?

Ballots must be mailed and clearly postmarked before Election Day or placed in the ballot box at the Lindon City Community Center by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Voter Registration

Please be sure you are registered to vote! If you have changed your name or address, even within the city, it is necessary to re-register.
To register to vote in Utah you must:


  1. Be a citizen of the United States
  2. Have resided in Utah at least 30 days immediately before the election
  3. Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
  4. Not be a convicted felon currently incarcerated for the commission of a felony
The fastest way to update your information is in person at the Utah County Elections Office in Provo or click here to update your information.

Updates can also be made by mailing a registration form to: Utah County Clerk, Elections Office, 100 East Center Street, Room 3100 Provo, Utah 84606. 

VOTE BY MAIL ELECTION FAQ

The City Council voted to authorize Utah County to conduct the 2017 Primary and General Municipal Elections by using Vote by Mail, a system where all registered voters use absentee (Vote by Mail) ballots to vote.

Registered voters are not required to fill out an application for the vote by mail ballot; each registered voter will be mailed a ballot and instructions for returning the ballot. Ballots for the Primary Election will be mailed out by Tuesday, July 25; and for the General Election by Tuesday, October 17. Ballots must be mailed and clearly postmarked before Election Day, or placed in the ballot box at the Lindon Community Center building by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Primary Election Day - August 15, 2017.

General Election Day - November 7, 2017.

Following are some frequently asked questions about the Vote by Mail process. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions provided below to help you understand the process better.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When will I receive my ballot?

Ballots are mailed approximately 21 days before an election. Ballots for the Primary Election will be mailed out by Tuesday, July 25; and for the General Election by Tuesday, October 17.

Ballots cannot and will not be forwarded by the postal service. All ballots determined undeliverable are returned to the clerk's office.

What if I lose (or never receive) my ballot?

If you have not received your ballot within two weeks after they are mailed, call the Utah County Elections Office (801) 851-8109 ex 5. Your voter registration will be checked to ensure that the information is correct. If the address is correct, a replacement ballot will be sent. If your information has changed, your registration will need to be updated and a new ballot will be sent.

Can I pick up a ballot for a neighbor, child or parent?

No. Ballots must be mailed to a registered voter's residential or mailing address. We cannot give or mail ballots to anyone other than the voter.

When must my ballot be returned?

Ballots must be mailed and clearly postmarked before Election Day or placed in the ballot box at the Lindon Community Center Building, 25 North Main Street by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

What if I make a mistake marking my ballot?

If you make a mistake marking your ballot, cross through the incorrect box and name. Fill in the correct box; circle both the box and name of the correct choice. Make your intent clear. Do not sign or initial your error.

Can two ballots be returned in the same envelope?

No. There should only be one ballot in each envelope. We must have an affidavit for each ballot.

Why do I need to sign the ballot affidavit on the envelope?

This confirms the voter's identity. The County will compare the signature on the affidavit to your signature on your voter registration form.

What if my signature has changed?

Complete a new voter registration form and submit it to the Utah County Elections Division.

What if I forgot to sign the affidavit on the envelope before I sealed it?

If you are not sure whether you signed your affidavit, sign the outside of the envelope.

What if I signed another voter's affidavit?

Cross off the wrong signature and sign the correct affidavit. If the envelope has already been sealed, you may sign the outside of the envelope.

Do I have to return my ballot by mail?

No. Ballots may also be returned to the Lindon Community Center Building located at 25 North Main Street. Ballots being returned in person must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

What if I want to vote in person?

There will be an "Election Day Service Center" at the Lindon City Community Center, 25 North Main Street, for those that want to vote in person. Those wanting to vote in person will have to vote provisionally. The Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Can I early vote?

No. The ballots will be going out 21 days before the election doing Vote by Mail we are not required to hold early voting.