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The race for the three Heber City Council seats has narrowed from eight to six.  

Of Heber’s 6,989 registered voters 1,801 ballots were cast. For a total of 25.77% voter turnout.

Rachel Kahler led the way with 987 votes winning 21.13% of the vote total. Mike Johnston and Ryan Stack finished as the top three vote getters winning 17.25% and 15.45% of the vote.

Perry Rose as well as incumbents Jeff Bradshaw and Ron Crittenden will also be on November 5th’s General election ballot. Rose and Bradshaw captured 11% of the vote, while Crittenden won 9.48% of the vote.

Cada Domingo - Rainer Huck

Aug 4, 2019

  Salt Lake Mayor Candidate Rainer Huck 

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. The ballots for the Primary Election have been sent out. The Primary Election will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election. Residents can also cast their vote on August 13th from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at Heber City Hall located at 75 North Main Street.

KPCW has reached out to all eight residents running for council. Below are interviews with seven of the candidates running for council.

Heber City

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary Election on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election.

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election

Heber City Council member Ron Crittenden has lived in Heber since the mid 70’s. Crittenden has worked as the Instate Director for Republican Congressman Howard Neilson for nine years and a year for Democratic Congressman Bill Orton.

Rachel Kahler

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Perry Rose

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber City resident Perry Rose spent 20 years with the Heber Police Department before starting and running a private investigation security business that he sold after 10 years. Rose says being raised in Heber and working for the city government has helped qualify him to be on the council.

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber resident Nick Lopez works as a firefighter for the Salt Lake City Fire Department. He says that along with his military experience help qualify him to be on the Heber City Council.

Brady Flygare

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber City Council candidate Brady Flygare grew up in Orem Utah, but he spent plenty of his childhood in the valley as his grandfather grew up in Heber. Flygare moved to Heber about two years ago with his wife and four children. He says his work as the director of operations for a nonprofit senior living company qualifies him for the council.

Ryan Stack

Eight Heber residents are running for three city council seats opening up in 2020. A Primary on August 13th will narrow the eight candidates down to six before the municipal general election November 5th.

Heber City Council candidate Ryan Stack has lived in Heber for more than five years. Stack works as a prosecutor in the Summit County Attorney office. He says that amongst other reasons makes him qualified to be on the council.

The filing period for municipal elections across Utah started Monday and runs through tomorrow, June 7. A number of city council seats in Summit and Wasatch Counties are open for election.

In Summit County, Park City, Kamas, Coalville and Oakley have three council seats open for four-year terms. Additionally, Oakley has one two-year seat up for election. Francis has two council seats available for four-year terms.

Deanna Rhodes declared her candidacy for Park City Council on Thursday

The filing period for municipal elections across Utah starts today and runs through this Friday, June 7. A number of city council seats in Summit and Wasatch Counties are open for election.

In Summit County, Park City, Kamas, Coalville and Oakley have three council seats open for four-year terms. Additionally, Oakley has one two-year seat up for election. Francis has two council seats available for four-year terms.

The State of Utah saw final county canvass results posted Tuesday afternoon. There was a blue wave in Summit County but there’s partially because there were no Republican candidates.

Residents of Summit County voted for seven county officials but of those seven races only one political party was represented. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez says he’d like to see more participation.

While Election Day happened over a week ago, results across the state and even in the Wasatch Back have remained too close to call.

Republican Tim Quinn and Democrat Meaghan Miller are separated by less than 400 votes in the Utah House 54 race, candidates and their supporters are encouraging voters to check the status of their ballots. Meanwhile statewide Proposition 4, which would create an independent re-districting commission to prevent gerrymandering is separated by less than one-half-of a percent.

Meaghan Miller For House 54 Facebook page

Meaghan Miller was a long shot to win the Utah House District 54.  Although she she trails by 400 votes, Miller was pleased with the result.

Democrat Meaghan Miller was happy to win 48% of the vote in district 54. Miller explains why she thinks she was relatively successful.

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