Salt Lake City’s municipal election is a little under a month away, but ballots will be mailed Oct. 31! There are four city council seats up for election (or re-election). Do you know who’s running? Previously, we talked about what the Salt Lake City Council does. And today, we’re letting you know who’s on the ballot.
District 2 - Poplar Grove, Glendale
- Incumbent Alejandro Puy is running unopposed. He serves as the Chair of the Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency.
District 4 - Downtown, Central City, East Central
- Incumbent Ana Valdemoros is a small business owner and former city planner.
- Eva López Chávez is a former community organizer and served as a community liaison for the mayor’s office.
- Clayton Scrivner has had various roles in public service and municipal government and holds a Masters in Public Administration.
District 6 - East Bench
- Incumbent Dan Dugan is a Navy veteran and serves as the Redevelopment Agency’s Vice-Chair.
- James Alfandre is an urban designer and helped with the East Bench Master Plan in 2010 as a volunteer
- Taymour Semnani is a civil litigation attorney and board member of the Salt Lake City Police Foundation.
- Jack Bellows is a student and community activist.
District 7 - Sugar House
- Incumbent Sarah Young was appointed to fill the District 7 vacancy in July when Council Member Amy Fowler resigned. Sarah is the Chief of Staff to the State Superintendent for the Utah State Board of Education.
- Molly Jones is a former English teacher and serves as a trustee on the Sugar House Community Council.
Note: Since Fowler had more than two terms left, this open seat is for a two-year term.