2019 Municipal Election Information
Notice of Municipal Election
The following City positions are to be voted upon in the Ogden City 2019 Municipal Election:
- Council member District 2
- Council member District 4
- Council member At-Large “C”
All positions are for a four-year term.
For detailed information refer to the 2019 Candidate Guide.
Municipal Elections are held every two years (odd years).
- Council terms are staggered so only four seats are up for election at one time, the other three seats are up for election at the same time as the mayoral election.
- Ogden City is divided into four Municipal Districts for the purpose of the election of Ogden City council members.
- Ogden at-large candidates run for three distinct seats on the council: Seat A, Seat B, and Seat C.
- Unlike some other cities, which take the top vote-getters for the at-large seats, Ogden City takes the top vote-getter for each seat.
Candidate filing begins June 3, 2019 and ends June 7, 2019.
Declaration of Candidacy must be filed in person at the Ogden City Recorder’s Office located at 2549 Washington Boulevard, Suite 210 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Primary election to be held August 13, 2019
General election to be held November 5, 2019
Ogden City Municipal Code regulates the placement of political signs as follows:
18-4-1: Signposting prohibited - Public property. It is unlawful for any person to fasten, attach, paint or place any sign, handbill, poster,advertisement or notice of any kind or sort, whether political or otherwise, or cause the same to be done in or upon a curbstone, lamppost, telephone pole, electric light or power pole, hydrant, bridge or tree, or in or upon any portion of any sidewalk or street. It shall be unlawful to paste, place, paint or attach any sign defined in this title on any building, street, or property of the City. This also includes 7-3-2 regarding the sight triangle area and 7-2-3 regarding unlawful structures in the public way (park strip) areas.
View a presentation here for examples.
7-3-2: Sight triangle area designed. "Sight triangle area" means:
A. Where curbs are installed: that portion of a corner lot lying within a triangular area formed by measuring back along each of the curb lines to a point forty feet (40') from the intersection of said curb lines, and then connecting the two (2) points thus established with a third line.
An example of a "sight triangle area" at an intersection where curbs are installed is marked off by the shaded area in this illustration.
B. Where no curbs are installed: that portion of a corner lot lying within a triangle area formed by measuring back along the property lines adjacent to the intersecting streets to a point on each property line twenty feet (20') back from the intersection of said property lines and then connecting the two (2) points thus established with a third line.
An example of a "sight triangle area" at an intersection where curbs have not been installed is marked off by the shaded area in this illustration.
7-2-3: Unlawful structures in public way: It is unlawful for any person to place, maintain or permit any permanent or temporary structure, mechanism, device, or other thing of any kind or character upon or in the sidewalk, parkway, or other portion of the public way....