Elections

Municipal Elections

Municipal elections are held every odd-numbered year alternating with Council Districts 2 and 4, and Council Districts 1 and 3, and mayor. All positions serve four year terms. Millcreek utilizes vote by mail through Salt Lake County. Find the Council District boundaries here.  

2023 Election

The following municipal offices up for the 2023 Municipal Election to serve four-year terms were: Council District 1, Council District 3, and Mayor. The period for eligible candidates to file a declaration of candidacy was August 8-15, 2023, and the deadline for write-in candidates to file a declaration of candidacy was September 18, 2023. The General Election was held November 21, 2023. Millcreek opted into the Municipal Alternate Voting Methods Pilot Project (ranked choice voting) for the election, however it was not utilized due to one candidate receiving a majority of first round votes. 


2023 Certified Election Report

Declared Candidates

Council District 3

David F. Holz                                                    Financial Disclosure  1, 23 
801-455-4732
david7124@wans.net 

Scott Springer                                                Financial Disclosure 1, 2, 3 
801-913-6107
swsutah8@gmail.com

Cheri Jackson                                                Financial Disclosure 1, 2, 3
801-455-8791
cheri@cherijackson.org
cherijackson.org

Millcreek Ballot Type 30 - English
Millcreek Ballot Type 30 - Español

Millcreek Ballot Type 31 - English
Millcreek Ballot Type 31 - Español

Millcreek Ballot Type 32 - English
Millcreek Ballot Type 32 - Español


District 3

The City Council cancelled the uncontested District 1 and Mayor races via Resolution 23-46 and elected the sole declared candidates the winners. 

Council District 1 - Uncontested Race Cancelled

Silvia Catten - Elected
silviacatten@gmail.com
www.silviacatten.org

Mayor - Uncontested Race Cancelled

Jeff Silvestrini - Elected
801-541-6500
jeff4millcreek@gmail.com
jeff4millcreek.com

Notice of Early Voting, Ballot Drop Boxes, and Election
Millcreek’s Salt Lake County ballot drop box is located on the north end of Millcreek Common (approximately 1354 E Chambers Avenue) between the Granite Credit Union Adventure Hub and the new Millcreek City Hall on Chambers Avenue. 
Ballot Drop Box

The 2021 election was Millcreek's first experience with a ranked choice voting ballot for the Council District 2 and District 4 races. In determining whether to opt into ranked choice voting for the 2023 election, Millcreek voters were surveyed. The survey results can be found HERE

Ranked Choice Voting

Ranked choice voting (also known as instant runoff voting) is a nonpartisan electoral reform that allows voters to rank candidates in order of choice. Instead of choosing one candidate, ranked choice voting allows voters to rank candidates according to their preference (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.). Voters may also choose to not rank some candidates, as a ranking counts as a "yes" vote. If one candidate does not receive an absolute majority (over 50%) vote in the first round, then the runoff begins. When a voter's number one choice is eliminated, their second choice is included in the count for the second round. In each round of ranked choice voting, the candidate with the lowest number of votes is eliminated. This process continues until one candidate receives an absolute majority vote.

Voter Information

  • Visit the Utah Voter Registration Website to find out how to register to vote.
  • Check your registration status, the location of ballot drop boxes, and the location and hours of vote centers and early voting locations, and more at the Salt Lake County Clerk's Election website.
  • Visit vote.utah.gov to view candidate profiles, find information about polling locations, register to vote, see your specific voter information, track ballots, view the sample ballot, and more.
  • Military and overseas voters may complete the Federal Postcard Application, which can be accessed by visiting the Federal Voting Assistance Program website

Candidate Information

Qualifications for Elected Office:

  • A candidate must be a registered voter in Millcreek.
  • A candidate must have resided in Millcreek (or recently annexed property) for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
  • A candidate must reside in the council district where election is desired and maintain residence during the term of office.
  • 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.

What are the ways an individual can declare candidacy during the declaration period?

  1. The candidate appears in person at the Recorder's Office.
  2. The candidate designates an agent to appear in person at the Recorder's Office on their behalf. The candidate must be located outside of Utah during the entire declaration period to qualify.
  3. An individual nominates a candidate by filing a petition in person at the Recorder's Office.

    These methods require specific paperwork be completed and a $50 filing fee be paid. Credit card, check, and exact cash is accepted. Valid photo identification is required.

Can an individual declare candidacy for more than one office?

No, an individual cannot file a declaration of candidacy for more than one office in Utah during any election year. This does not prohibit an individual from filing as a write-in candidate for the same office, nor does it prohibit an individual who currently holds another elected office from declaring candidacy for a municipal office.