2018 Notice of Election

2018 State and Federal Candidate Manual

2018 is a General Election year with various federal, state, and local offices up for election. There are several paths to choose from to become a candidate.

Partisan Candidates (affiliated with a political party):

  1. Participate in your political party's caucus and convention system.
  2. Gather signatures from voters.
  3. Participate in your political party's caucus and convention system and gather signatures from voters.

A candidate that chooses to gather signatures may do so by declaring their intent to gather signatures at the Lt. Governor’s Office (State and Federal candidates) or the Clerk/Auditor’s Office (State or County candidates) starting at 8:00 am on January 2 and ending at 5:00 pm on March 15.

All candidates seeking office must file a declaration of candidacy between 8:00 am on March 9 and 5:00 pm on March 15. This filing is required for all candidates and is in addition to the notice of intent to gather signatures filed by some candidates.

For more details and information, including how to file as an unaffiliated or write-in candidate please refer to the 2018 State and Federal Candidate Manual

The signature thresholds for each partisan office are as follows:

Federal and State Candidates
US Senate 28000
US House 7000
Utah Senate 2000
Utah House 1000
State School Board
Constitution Democratic Green Ind. American Libertarian Republican United Utah
State School 1 15 2000 1113 42 26 1740 2000
State School 2 11 2000 1140 53 24 1141 2000
County Offices
Constitution Democratic Green Ind. American Libertarian Republican United Utah
County Commissioner A 13 3484 1457 65 30 1487 3484
County Commissioner B 13 3484 1457 65 30 1487 3484
County Attorney 13 3484 1457 65 30 1487 3484
County Clerk/Auditor 13 3484 1457 65 30 1487 3484
County Sheriff 13 3484 1457 65 30 1487 3484

*Judges and local school board do not appear on this list because they are not partisan offices. For a list of all offices up for election, please view the 2018 Notice of Election.

Federal, State, County, and Local School Board:

Federal Offices
U.S. Senator Party City Phone Email Status
U.S. Representative Party City Phone Email Status

State Offices
State School Board District 1 Party City Phone Email Status
State School Board District 2 Party City Phone Email Status
State Senate District 18 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 7 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 8 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 9 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 10 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 11 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 12 Party City Phone Email Status
State Representative District 12 Party City Phone Email Status

County Offices
County Commissioner A Party City Phone Email Status
County Commissioner B Party City Phone Email Status
Lori Brinkerhoff Republican Hooper 801-721-9872 cbrin28@msn.com Declared Intent to Gather Signatures for Candidacy
County Attorney Party City Phone Email Status
County Clerk/Auditor Party City Phone Email Status
County Sheriff Party City Phone Email Status
Adrian William Eads Republican Ogden 801-499-9878 Adrian4wcso@gmail.com Declared Intent to Gather Signatures for Candidacy

Local School Board
Ogden School Board District 2 Party City Phone Email Status
Ogden School Board District 4 Party City Phone Email Status
Ogden School Board District 7 Party City Phone Email Status
Weber School Board District 1 Party City Phone Email Status
Weber School Board District 2 Party City Phone Email Status
Weber School Board District 3 Party City Phone Email Status
Weber School Board District 6 Party City Phone Email Status