Murray City Election Information

Murray City Municipal Elections

The following information is for the 2021 Murray City Municipal Primary and General Elections.

Murray City will hold a municipal election in 2021 where the following seats will be up for election:

  • Mayor (4-year term)
  • Councilmember District 2 (4-year term)
  • Councilmember District 4 (4-year term)

Election Dates: 

The Municipal Primary Election will be held on August 10, 2021, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (UCA 20A-1-201.5) 

  • Early Voting for the Primary Election will be available at Murray City Hall located at 5025 S State Street, Room 101 from August 3-6, 2021 from 3-7 p.m.  

The Municipal General Election will be held on November 2, 2021, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (UCA 20A-1-201) 

  • Early Voting for the General Election is PENDING.  

Voter Information

If you need to register to vote, you can easily do it online. Please visit the Online Voter Registration Website to find out more. You will need to have a current Utah Driver's License or Identification Card to register to vote using the online system.

You can check your voter registration status, the location of ballot drop boxes and vote centers, and view other election information at the Salt Lake County Clerk's Election Website.

Visit Vote Utah to view candidate profiles, find information about polling locations, register to vote, view sample ballots, and much more.

Vote By Mail

Murray City elections are “VOTE BY MAIL ONLY.”  However, if you would like to vote on a voting machine, they will be available at Murray City Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on election day. Bring your ballot, along with your valid Identification, to City Hall and the judges will assist you. For more information on “VOTE BY MAIL” please visit:

Active registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail about three weeks before the election. A postage-paid envelope is provided for your convenience; however, to save taxpayer dollars, Salt Lake County has provided many convenient drop box locations.

Qualifications for Candidacy

  • Be a United States citizen at the time of filing.
  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of the next municipal election.
  • Be a registered voter.
  • Be a resident of the municipality for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
  • If elected from a council district, the person must be a resident of that council district.

In accordance with Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 6, any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to hold elective office is restored under Section 2-1-101.3 or 20A-2-101.5 of the Utah Code.

Filing for Office

Qualified individuals seeking to become a candidate must file a Declaration of Candidacy in person with the City Recorder during the following dates and times: 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021, through Monday, June 7, 2021, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

A filing fee of $95 must be paid at the time of filing the Declaration of Candidacy.  

For further information, you may contact Brooke Smith, City Recorder at or 801-264-2662.

UOCAVA Election Notice

The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) Notice:

  • 2021 Municipal Primary Election, if required     August 10, 2021
  • 2021 Municipal General Election             November 2, 2021


  • Mayor – (4-year term)
  • Council Member - District 2 – (4-year term)
  • Council Member - District 4 – (4-year term)

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

For more information about the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), please contact Salt Lake County Elections at or 385-468-7400.

Election Announcement                                    


Pursuant to Section 10-3-301 of the Utah Code, notice is hereby given that the Municipal Offices in Murray City, Utah to be voted on in the 2021 Municipal General Election are:

  1. Murray City Mayor
  2. Murray City Council Member representing Council District 2
  3. Murray City Council Member representing Council District 4

Pursuant to Section 20A-9-203 of the Utah Code, dates for filing a Declaration of Candidacy for the offices of Murray City Mayor, Murray City Council Member representing Council District 2, and Murray City Council Member representing Council District 4 must be filed with the Murray City Recorder, 5025 South State # 113, Murray, Utah during normal office hours between June 1 and June 7, 2021.

Dated this 22nd day of April 2021.

MURRAY CITY CORPORATION, Brooke Smith, City Recorder


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