March 17 is
Candidate Filing Deadline for State Legislature!
(Alert 1 for 3/14/04)
Will you allow your state senator or representative to go
unchallenged this November? Or will you step up and
lead? You have until March 17 (this Wednesday at close
of business) to act!
It is Up to YOU!
Citizens need leaders who have integrity,
are decent, and have a desire for freedom. If you meet those
qualifications, it is up to you to step forward and attempt to
hold your elected officials accountable for their actions.
filed to run already in your senate and representative
district. Do any of these candidates represent your views?
If not, what will you do to ensure that you or some one you
know files for office?
For motivation, see our
Legislative Performance Report,
our Bill Summary page
for the 2004 session
(which includes links to actual votes on crucial bills), and
Pink Slip Reports.
To find out which state senate or house district you are in,
or visit the
house interactive maps.
Requirements to run for state senate or house (see the
Lt. Gov's requirements page):
old at time of election;
of Utah for 3 consecutive years;
consecutive month resident of the House or Senate district at filing
Qualified voter at time of election.
You can file for office at
the state elections office or your local County Clerk's
Office. The filing fee is $13 for representative and $26 for
senator. Someone from the Lieutenant Governor's office or the
County Clerk's office can walk you through the necessary
For additional information,
you might investigate the party you wish to be affiliated with
(it is probably too late to collect the required signatures to
run as an unaffiliated candidate (see Utah Statute, starting
Personal Choice Party
Note: Accountability Utah
does not support or endorse candidates for political office.
If a volunteer supports or endorses any candidate, it should
be viewed as his personal opinion, and not the opinion of the
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