City Election Information:

Election Day: November 07, 2023

NOTICE: Election Date for 2023 in Utah has been adjusted to Nov 21, 2023 

by Governor Cox to align all state elections this year.


 Public Notice

2023 Municipal General Election

The following individuals have filed to be candidates in the Washington City Municipal General Election to be held November 21st, 2023.  A Primary Election will not be held, due to the number of candidates.

City Council Candidates - Four (4) year term - Three (3) Seats Available

  • Martinsen, Ben Leamon
  • Tracey, Ed
  • Ivie, Kurt F.
  • Coats, Craig
  • Belliston, Troy

**Candidate order is randomly determined by the Lt. Governor's Office.  For further information, please see Utah Code Section 20A-6-305.

Tara Pentz, MMC

City Recorder

Candidates for office of City Council - 2023

Martinsen, Ben Leamon

912 N Rolling Hills Road

Washington, UT  84780


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

Tracey, Ed

3163 S Noble Drive

Washington, UT  84780


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

Ivie, Kurt F.

131 E Stonehedge Drive

Washington, UT  84780


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

Coats, Craig

3836 S Steeplechase Road

Washington, UT  84780


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

Belliston, Troy

1396 N Plata Circle

Washington, UT 84780


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

Scheel, Doug (withdrawn)

*Address requested to be protected


Declaration of Candidacy (pdf)

**Candidate order is randomly determined by the Lt. Governor's Office.  For further information, please see Utah Code Section 20A-6-305.

 Public Notice

2023 Municipal Election

Public Notice is hereby given that Washington City will be holding a Municipal Election this year to fill the offices of:

Three (3) City Council Members - 4 year term each

Each person seeking to become a candidate can file a Declaration of Candidacy in person with the City Recorder from June 1, 2023 and June 7, 2023 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Interested candidates must meeting the following qualifications:

  • Registered voter with Washington City
  • Resident of Washington City or a territory which was annexed into Washington City for a period of 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
  • Cannot be declared mentally incompetent, convicted of a felony, convicted of  treason, or a crime relating to elections until the right to hold elective office is restored.
  • Pay required filing fees

You can check your voter registration at

Tara Pentz, MMC

City Recorder

Election Dates:

Primary  Election:        August 15, 2023

General Election:        November 7, 2023

Polling Districts Map:

Click Here to Check your Voting District, then see below to find where to vote(pdf Map) 

Contact Information:

Washington City Recorder

111 North 100 East

Washington, Utah 84780

(435) 656-6308 

Washington County Clerk's Office

111 E. Tabernacle St.

St. George, Utah 84770

(435) 301-7248

Election Info | Washington County of Utah


Utah Lieutenant Governor’s Office, ""

Past Election Pages

2021 Election - Website Archive

Frequently Requested Information:

Elections Information

  • Washington City’s elections are administered by Washington County.
  • Municipal Elections are held on odd calendar years.
  • County and State elections are held on even calendar years.  Please check their website here for details.

Voter Registration

  • If you are not a registered voter, or need to change/update your voter registration, you can do so at  If you are unable to access online registration, you can register in person at the Washington County Clerk's Office.

Ballots are in the Mail

  • Ballots are mailed to active, registered voters 21 days prior to an election, according to Utah State Law.
  • If you are a registered voter and do not receive your ballot in the mail, please contact the Washington County Elections Office at 435-301-7248.  
  • You may either drop your completed ballot in the mail, or return to any ballot drop box in Washington County.  Locations for drop boxes can be found here.
  • If you lose or spoil your ballot, please call the Washington County Elections Office to set up an appointment to pick up a new one at their office, or you may vote in person during early voting or on Election Day.

Mail-In Ballot Deadline

  • The deadline to postmark your ballot is the day before Election Day.  If your ballot is not postmarked correctly, it will not be counted.

In-Person Voting

  • If you choose to vote in person, you can do so during scheduled Early Voting Dates, or on election day both of which are held at the Dixie Convention Center located at 1835 S Convention Center Drive, St. George.

Election Results

  • Preliminary election results will be released as early as 8:45 P.M. on Election Day.  You can check the County Website here for results as they become available.

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