Elections for the office of Utah State Senate
will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014
. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is March 20, 2014.
- See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Utah State Senate:
To be eligible to serve in the Utah State Senate, a candidate must be:
- A U.S. citizen at the time of filing
- 25 years old at the filing deadline time
- A three-year resident of Utah at the filing deadline time
- A resident for 6 months of the senate district from which elected at the filing deadline time
- No person holding any public office of profit or trust under authority of the United States, or of this State, can be a member of the state senate, provided, that appointments in the State Militia, and the offices of notary public, justice of the peace, United States commissioner, and postmaster of the fourth class, shall not, within the meaning of this section, be considered offices of profit or trust.
- A qualified voter. A qualified voter is someone who is:
- * A U.S. citizen
- * A resident of Utah for at least 30 days prior to the next election
- * At least 18 years old by the next election
- * His or her principal place of residence is in a specific voting precinct in Utah.
List of candidates
Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.