2021 Municipal Election Information

The city of Vineyard, Utah will hold a  Municipal General Election on November 2, 2021 for the following offices:

  • Mayor – 4-year term
  • 2 City Council Seats – 4-year term

 Those elected to fill the open positions will take office on January 3, 2022.

 This election will be conducted by mail through ranked choice voting. The candidate declaration period will run from August 10 through August 17,  2021  from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding Saturday and Sunday.

Candidates for Municipal Office must meet the following requirements:

  • The person is a United States Citizen
  • The person will be at least 18 years old by November 2, 2021
  • The person is a registered voter in the municipality (Vineyard, Utah)
  • The person has been a legal resident of the municipality for a period of 12 consecutive months immediately before November 2, 2021.
  • The person must not be mentally incompetent, convicted of a felony, convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise, unless their right to hold elective office has been restored.

 

To file in person:

  • Prospective candidates must file in person at the Election Office (City Recorder’s Office) at 125 South Main Street, Vineyard, Utah during the filing period. 

 

Candidates must file in person unless:

  • They will be out of the state or country during the entire declaration period. The candidate must send a representative with all of the forms filled out and signed. The candidate must be available by video chat while their representative is in the Election Office. 
  • A nomination petition is filed. Contact the Election Office for details.

 

There is a $35.00 filing fee.  The filing fee is due at the time of declaration. 


Please do not wait until the last minute to file. The doors close promptly at 5:00 PM on August 17.

IMPORTANT 2021 DATES TO REMEMBER

No primary election will be held this year because we will be running rank choice elections

August 10-17:      Declaration of Candidacy Filing Period

August 30:            The last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy

October 3:            The last day a voter can establish residency and vote in the Vineyard 2021 General Election

 

October 11:          Ballots will be mailed to registered voters. If you have not received your ballot by October 18 please contact the Utah County Election Office at 801.851.8128. (Once received, ballots can be dropped in the ballot drop off box located in the Vineyard City Office’s parking lot or at any ballot drop box in Utah County.)

 

October 27-          Early voting, anyone who has not registered to vote may register to vote and vote during the early voting November 1:        period at the Utah County Election Office, 100 E. Center Street, Room 3100, Provo, Utah.

 

October 22:         The last day the county will accept voter registration for the 2021 General Election. To register to vote online go to www.vote.utah.gov.

 

October 28:         Last day to submit Military and Overseas voter registration. If a UOCAVA voter is not registered to vote, they may submit a FPCA and FWAB to register, vote, and submit their ballot. Military and overseas voters please go to the following website for further information on registering and voting. https://voteinfo.utah.gov/military-and-overseas-voters/

 

November 1:        The last day to mail your ballot. The ballot envelope must be postmarked on or before this date.

 

November 2:        Election Day. Ballot pickup/Vote Centers will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. You may pick up a ballot or get election help at any Vote Center in the county. Please check the Utah County website for locations. Vineyard will not have a Ballot Pickup/Vote Center location at this time.

 

November 16:      Canvass and Certification of election results


January 3, 2021:  Newly-elected Mayor and Councilmembers are sworn in and take office.


MILITARY/OVERSEAS VOTERS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

VOATZ THE MOBILE VOTING PILOT PROJECT


Did you know that active military members and their families are eligible to vote using electronic ballot delivery methods under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act?  All you need to do is complete a (FPCA) Federal Post Card Application at FVAP.gov and mark that you want your ballot emailed. 

  • You can receive your ballot electronically using the Voatz application which allows you to vote on your secured phone or tablet. Your vote will remain secret.  
  • Individuals that are overseas serving a mission are also eligible for the pilot project.
  • Individuals with a disability are also eligible for the pilot project. They do not have to live outside of Utah to participate.