Town Elections

Public Notice to Elwood Town Citizens

Filing for Declaration of Candidacy

This notice is to inform residents of the Town of Elwood that there will be a municipal election this year for the following offices:

  • 2 City Council Positions (4-year terms)
  • 1 City Council Position (2-year terms)

Candidates must meet the constitutional and statutory qualification requirements for municipal office as outlined in UCA 20A-9-203 “Declarations of candidacy — Municipal general elections” and any other changes/additions as outlined in the Utah State Legislative Bills passed.

The position for the 2 Elwood Town Council seats will be filled for four-year terms and the 1 Elwood Town Council seat will be filled for a two-year term. To qualify for election, a candidate must:

  1. Be a United States citizen;
  2. Be at least 18 years of age before the next municipal election;
  3. Be a resident of Elwood for a period of 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election;
  4. Be a registered voter of Elwood Town

The statutory filing period is between June 1-7, 2023. Interested parties may file for office during normal office hours at the Elwood Town Recorder’s Office at 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You can call Gina Marble 435-230-0858 and set up a time during June 1-7 to file.

Declaration of Candidacy Forms or Nomination Petitions must be filed in person with the City Recorder.

Gina Marble
City Recorder


If the number of candidates does not exceed twice the number of persons needed to fill the positions, a primary election will not be held and the candidates shall be considered nominated.

Elwood Town has 2 seats open  (2 Councilmembers)  (4 year terms).
Elwood Town has 1 seat open (1 Councilmember) (2 year term)
Elwood had 3 persons turn in their Declaration of Candidacy:

For Council Member (2 year): Lynn Hardy
For Council Member (4 year): Scott Goodliffe
For Council Member (4 year): Mark Lay