Candidate Information

Candidate Information

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Erik Christiansen

Erik Christiansen is the sole candidate for the office of President-elect. Utah State Bar bylaws state: In the event that there is only one candidate for the office of President-elect, the ballot shall be considered as a retention vote and a majority of those voting shall be required to accept or reject the sole candidate.

2nd Division: Two Candidates campaigning for one open seat

3rd Division: Three Candidates campaigning for two open seats

5th Division: Uncontested Election

Tom Bayles

According to the Utah State Bar Bylaws:

“In the event an insufficient number of nominating petitions are filed to require balloting in a division, the person or persons nominated shall be declared elected.”

Tom Bayles is running uncontested in the 5th Division and will therefore be declared elected.