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Julie Ritchey, KUER

Tuesday is primary election day for the third congressional district special election and some municipalities around the state.

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The race for Mayor in Draper City has become contentious, with accusations of lies and negative campaigning. Issues at the center of the race include backlash to a proposed homeless resource center and developing the site of the state prison after it moves further north.

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Candidate filing began Thursday for municipal races in Salt Lake and across Utah. 

Vote By Mail Increasing Turnout in Salt Lake County

Jul 29, 2015

With a little more than a week left before the deadline to send in vote by mail ballots for municipal primary elections, Salt Lake County officials says they’re already seeing higher voter participation.

Layton Mayor Steve Curtis Dies

Nov 29, 2013
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  Residents of Layton are expressing shock after the unexpected death of Mayor Steve Curtis at the age of 58. 

City Council member Mike Bowhuis says Mayor Curtis died in his sleep after enjoying Thanksgiving with his family.  Curtis was just finishing his second term as mayor.  Prior to that, he served ten years on the Layton city council.  Bowhuis says city employees held him in high regard.