Election day

Image: Official ballot for Smithfield City, Utah for November 8, 2011

Election day is tomorrow. Polls open at 7 a.m. with two voting locations — the fire station for residents west of the highway and the Civic Center (the old armory) for residents east of the highway. Five of the six Smithfield City Council candidates filled out questionnaires which we published here. Click the links below to review their questionnaires. Polls close at 8 p.m. so get out early and vote.

Candidate: Brooks Hansen

Image: Brooks Hansen family

We sent a questionnaire to the six Smithfield City Council candidates. With election day approaching fast (Tuesday, November 8) we will publish their responses in the order we receive them. Our first candidate is Brooks Hansen.

Smithfield City Council candidate applications due July 1 through July 15

Smithfield City will hold a Municipal Election in November 2011 to elect Three (3) City Council Members for a four (4) year term to begin on January 1, 2012. If you are interested in running for one of these positions the sign up period is from Friday, July 1, 2011, at 9 a.m. through Friday, July 15, at 5 p.m. You can register at the City Recorders Office, 96 South Main, Room 113, during this time. Ten (10) to twenty (20) hours per week is a good estimate for the time Council Members will need to give to their Council assignments.

Final Cache County election results

The final results are in from the Cache County elections office. The countywide library opinion got a no from Cache County voters. Jon Jenkins was re-elected to the school board. Republicans did well as usual in Utah and unusually well nationwide. All the Utah constitutional amendments passed.

Primary election results for June 22, 2010

The primary and preliminary election results for June 22, 2010. For Cache County, Mike Lee just edged out Tim Bridgewater for US Senator. State-wide it’s just too close to call. Jon Jenkins and Troy Christensen are definitely on the ballot for the school board election this fall. And Mike Gleed was re-elected as Cache County Recorder.

Tuesday: Republican primary and preliminary for school board seat

Polls open tomorrow for the Republican primary and for a one-seat preliminary vote for Cache County School Board. Tim Bridgewater and Mike Lee lead the big race for US Senate after they defeated long-time incumbent Bob Bennett at the state convention. A second race between incumbent Mike Gleed and Stan Palmer for Cache County Recorder will also be decided tomorrow.

Election filings start Friday, Three school boards seats available

School board, county, state and national election filings start this Friday. For the Smithfield region we have three school board, one cache county council, all cache county officials, one state legislature and one national congressional seat up for election. Sign-ups begin this Friday, March 12 and continue for only one week until Friday, March 19 by 5 p.m. at the county clerk’s office. [UPDATE: Added US Senate seat.]