Bountiful City Election Information

City of Bountiful 2023 Municipal Election Information

We appreciate your interest and encourage your involvement in the municipal election process. The local government level is closest to home and therefore gives you direct influence on your elected officials.  If you have questions about the election or running for office that are not answered here, please contact the City Recorder’s office at 801.298.6142.  

Important 2023 Dates

  • Candidate filing dates - June 1 - 7 (Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. per Utah State Code sections 20A-9-203(3)(a)(i) and 10-3-301(3)(b)(i).
  • Primary Election Day - August 15
  • General Election Day - November 7
  • Informational packets for those interested in running for office will be available at the City Recorder's office sometime in May, 2023.  

Here is some key information about our Municipal Election:

  • Held in odd numbered years
  • Mayor and Council terms are for four years
  • Three Councilmembers will be up for election in 2023
  • Declaration period is Monday - Friday, June 1-7 (per Utah Code - see links with more information above).  Packets with candidate information will be available sometime in May at the City Recorder's office at City Hall, 795 South Main Street.
  • The Primary Election (if more than six candidates for City Council declare) will be held by mail in August 2023 (ballots are mailed out approximately three weeks prior to the election).
  • The General Election will be held by mail in November 2023 (ballots are mailed out approximately three weeks prior to the election).
  • The election is non-partisan (a candidate is not nominated by a party)
  • Candidates are at-large (elected by all voters in Bountiful, not just one district or precinct)


Bountiful City Political Sign Ordinance

The ballot drop box is located outside the west entrance of the South Branch of the Davis County Library located at 725 South Main Street.