Qualifications to run for Office

elections2019Qualifications to Run for Municipal Office:

•    Must be a registered voter of Vernal City. (US Citizen and 18 years old).

•    Must have resided in Vernal City for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. 

In case of an annexation, any person who has resided within the territory annexed for the prescribed 12-month period is deemed to meet the residency requirements for candidates.

•    Any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this State until the right to vote or hold elective office has been restored.

A person may be a candidate for only one office at any one election