2015 Salt Lake City mayoral election

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Salt Lake City mayoral election, 2015
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  Jackie Biskupski 2015.jpg Ralph Becker.jpg
Nominee Jackie Biskupski Ralph Becker
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 17,290 15,840
Percentage 52.19% 47.81%

Mayor before election

Ralph Becker
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Jackie Biskupski
Democratic

The 2015 Salt Lake City mayoral election took place on November 3, 2015, to elect the Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah. The election was held concurrently with various other local elections, and was officially nonpartisan.

Incumbent Mayor Ralph Becker, a Democrat in office since 2008, sought a third term in office,[1] but was defeated by Jackie Biskupski.

A primary election was held on August 11 to determine the two candidates that moved on to the November general election.[2]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

Declined[edit]

Primary election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ralph
Becker
Jackie
Biskupski
Jim
Dabakis
Luke
Garrott
Other Undecided
Dan Jones April 9–15, 2015 366 ± 5.1% 33% 12% 16% 9% 30%

Endorsements[edit]

Jackie Biskupski

Results[edit]

Salt Lake City mayoral election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jackie Biskupski 17,290 52.19
Democratic Ralph Becker 15,840 47.81
Majority 1,450 4.38

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Cortez, Marjorie (December 1, 2014). "Ralph Becker to seek third term as Salt Lake mayor". Deseret News. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "SALT LAKE CITY 2015 Notice of Municipal Election" (PDF). Salt Lake City Recorder. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Smart, Christopher (December 2, 2014). "Becker seeking third term; Garrott to challenge him as Rocky, Biskupski consider running, too". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  4. ^ Smart, Christopher (January 29, 2015). "Biskupski makes it a three-way race in Salt Lake City mayor's contest". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d Smart, Christopher (June 8, 2015). "Salt Lake City draws four mayoral hopefuls as candidate deadline expires". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved June 12, 2015.
  6. ^ Romboy, Dennis (April 6, 2015). "State Sen. Jim Dabakis jumping into crowded S.L. mayor's race". Deseret News. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  7. ^ a b Canham, Matt (April 15, 2015). "Dabakis drops out of Salt Lake City mayoral race". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  8. ^ Smart, Christopher (December 16, 2014). "Rocky Anderson will not run against Ralph Becker for Salt Lake City mayor". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  9. ^ "Mayor Becker Names Appointees to Top City Leadership Positions". Salt Lake City Mayor's Office. March 4, 2015. Archived from the original on June 14, 2015. Retrieved June 12, 2015.