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Posted on: April 27, 2021

2021 Election Notice - Declaration of Candidacy

Vote Election Day




Highland City will hold a Municipal Election this year. There will be the Mayoral seat and two (2) City Council seats to be voted on. Each seat is for a 4-year term, January 2022 – December 31, 2025. The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. If necessary, a Primary Election will be held on August 10, 2021.


Any resident interested in becoming a candidate for office must file a Declaration of Candidacy in person at the Highland City Recorder’s Office located at 5400 W Civic Center Drive, Tuesday – Friday, June 1 – 4, 2021 and Monday, June 7, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and pay a $35 filing fee.



To qualify as a candidate, you must be a registered voter, a resident of Highland for 12 consecutive months immediately before the date of the election, and in accordance with Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 6, any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, treason, or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to hold elective office is restored.



June 1-7            Declaration of Candidacy filing period 

August 10          Primary Election (if needed) 

November 2     General Election



Please be sure you are registered to vote! 


In order to become registered, you must:

be a citizen of the United States

have resided in Utah at least 30 days immediately before the next election

be at least 18 years old on or before the next election 


To register to vote: 


call Utah County Elections Office at (801) 851-8128


For additional information please contact Stephannie Cottle, Highland City Recorder at (801) 772-4505.





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