Elections

2017 Elections

The 2017 City of Bluffdale Municipal Elections will be held to elect a Mayor and two three City Council Members. Each Council seat is at-large; the Mayor seat is a 4-year term, two City Council seats are a 4-year term and one City Council seat is for a 2-year term. Citizens interested in becoming a candidate for office must file a Declaration of Candidacy (specifying the Council seat and term) in person with the City Recorder, 2222 West 14400 South, Bluffdale, Utah, from June 1, 2017 to June 7, 2017, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To qualify as a candidate for a municipal office, you must be a United States citizen, a registered voter and be a resident of Bluffdale for 12 consecutive months prior to the election. The Primary Election, if needed, will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Elected Officials


The City of Bluffdale is a city of the 4th class as defined by the Utah Code. There are 6 elected officials that make up the governing body: a Mayor and 5 Council Members. 
 
Council Members are elected for terms of 4-years and terms are staggered so that only 3 elected officials’ terms expire at the same time. Municipal Elections occur in odd years (2017, 2019, 2021, etc.) and are held during General Elections on the second Tuesday in November. 
 
The Mayor and 5 Council Members are elected at-large.

Click here for more information on Bluffdale City's Form of Government.

Elected Officials

Name Expiration of Term
Mayor Derk Timothy 01/01/2018
Alan Jackson 01/01/2018
Justin Westwood 01/01/2018
Ty Nielsen 01/01/2020
Boyd Preece 01/01/2020
Megan Kallas (Interim) 01/01/2018

City Council Candidates

2015 General Election Canvass