How to Register to Run for Office

Each person seeking to run for office must file a Declaration of Candidacy Form or Nomination Petition in person with the City Recorder’s Office between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. during the candidate filing period. 

Candidates may file remotely or through a designated agent if the individual is located outside of the state during the entire filing period.

A Nomination Petition may be used to nominate someone.  The petition must have signatures from 25 registered voters. If a candidate will not be in Vernal during the filing period, call the City Recorders Office at 435-789-2255 for instructions to complete your Declaration of Candidacy.

A Vernal City Municipal Election will be held to elect 2 Council members and the Mayor. The term of office will be four-years starting January, 2022.