Twelve worthy candidates are competing for two seats on St. George's City Council this year. In the Tuesday, August 13th primaries, the candidates are whittled down to four. The final election will be November 5th.
In the interests of an informed electorate and a clean electoral race, this website seeks to give the best election coverage to be had anywhere. We hope to portray each candidate better than their own official website, plus compare and contrast the candidates and their platforms better than any other place on the 'net. Welcome to St. George City Council Election Headquarters for 2013!
Other good sources for St. George area politics include The Spectrum, SGNews, and WWW Jr's informative blog. General information about elections and our city council can be found at Vote.Utah.gov and SGCity.org respectively. All of these sources have been useful sources for the information contained on this website, and deserve the highest respect for their services. If know of any other useful websites regarding these topics, please inform the webmaster so he can link to them.
General Information About the Election
Q: Who won in the primary?
A: Here are the results. The top four (in bold) won. [source]
- Michele Randall (1,590 votes)
- Ed Baca (1,407)
- Joe Bowcutt (1,345)
- Tara Dunn (1,224)
- Greg Aldred (761)
- Greg Whitehead (689)
- Patricia Kent (685)
- Marianne Sorensen (659)
- Nathan Fisher (598)
- Travis Christensen (431)
- Warren Wright (224)
- Jim McCoy (145)
- Matthew Mortenson (93)
Q: Who is Matthew Mortenson? Is he running?
A: He was on the primary ballot, but withdrew from the race before the primary. [source]
Q: Who can vote in the general election?
A: Anyone from St. George who is regestered to vote.
Q: How do I regester to vote?
A: This website has instructions and online regestration.
Q: Is voting ID required? What kind of ID?
A: Yes, ID is required. A driver's license works. [other acceptable IDs]
Q: Where can I find campaign finance information?
A: That's here.