How do you file to run for city council? Watch Skyler Hamilton do so in Orem, Utah.


Here are the literal requirements for running for city council in Orem, Utah:

1. A candidate must be a United States citizen.

[Note: United States is not defined in the statute, therefore, common usage is the standing definition of the term]

2. A candidate must be at least 18 years old and a registered voter of the municipality.

3. A candidate must have resided in the city of Orem or recently annexed area for 12
consecutive months immediately preceding the election.

4. Any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to vote or hold elective office is restored as provided by statute.

http://orem.org/index.php/elections/elections-a-voting-info

They even provide sample paperwork for people at this link:

http://orem.org/PDF/RO/CandidateGuide2013.pdf

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