Title 20A Chapter 9 Section 803

Election Code
Candidate Qualifications and Nominating Procedures
Section 803
Declaration of candidacy -- Filing fee -- Form.

            

20A-9-803.   Declaration of candidacy -- Filing fee -- Form.

            (1) Candidates for president of the United States who are affiliated with a registered political party in Utah that has elected to participate in Utah's Western States Presidential Primary and who wish to participate in the primary shall:

            (a) file a declaration of candidacy, in person or via a designated agent, with the lieutenant governor between July 1 of the year before the primary election will be held and 5 p.m. on October 15 of the year before the primary election will be held;

            (b) identify the registered political party whose nomination the candidate is seeking;

            (c) provide a letter from the registered political party certifying that the candidate may participate as a candidate for that party in that party's presidential primary election; and

            (d) pay the filing fee of $500.

            (2) The lieutenant governor shall develop a declaration of candidacy form for presidential candidates participating in the primary.

            (3) An agent designated to file a declaration of candidacy may not sign the form described in Subsection (2).


Amended by Chapter 317, 2013 General Session