Election Information

Clinton City Municipal Election - 2017

Positions up for Election:
  • Mayor (4 – year term)
  • 2 Council Seats (each 4-year terms)

For the 2017 Municipal Election, voters will receive their ballot in the mail.  They can then return their ballot by mail, drop it off early in a secure drop box at City Hall prior to Election Day or visit the Recreation Building on Election Day to cast a vote.   
How Vote by Mail works(Click to open)

In order to run for Mayor or City Council a candidate must:


  • Be a registered voter
  • Have resided within Clinton City for the 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the November election date
  • Not have been convicted of treason or a felony and lost the right to vote

How to Become a Candidate


During the designated filing period, a city resident may become a candidate for Mayor or a City Council Member by either:
  • Declaring Candidacy with the City Manager (signing the form in person) and paying a $25 fee; or
  • Obtaining a Nomination Petition from the City Manager’s office and getting 25 or more qualified signatures (Clinton residents 18 yrs of age or older) - and declaring Candidacy with the City Manager (signing the form in person) - No Fee

Primary Election 

The City will hold a Primary Election on Tuesday August 15, 2017 if there are more than two Candidates for Mayor and/or if there are more than 4 candidates for City Council. The two Mayoral candidates with the most votes and/or the four City Council candidates with the most votes from the Primary will then advance to the General Election. Regardless of whether there is a Primary Election in August, the General Election will be held on Tuesday November 7, 2017.

Campaign Financial Statements

All Clinton City municipal candidates are subject to financial disclosure requirements identified in Utah Code 10-3-208 and will be made available for viewing on the State website.


New Terms


Newly elected Mayor and/or City Council members will begin their terms of office after being sworn in at a special meeting on the 1st Monday in January of 2018.