2009 municipal elections today

This is the day voters in all of Utah’s and Idaho’s cities and towns go to the polls to cast their ballots for mayor, members of their city councils, and for some ballot initiatives. Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm and anyone not sure where they should go to vote can contact their city offices for polling locations.Officials say voters should bring a valid form of identification with their name and photograph to the polls. ID can include a Utah driver’s license, a United States passport or any identification card issued by the state of Utah.In Logan City, voters can call City Hall or look at the city’s website loganutah.org. Logan City Recorder Teresa Harris says one sign that there may be a good turnout is the fact that 470 people participated in early voting, compared to just 143 in the primary.Logan candidates include incumbent mayor Randy Watts and his challenger Mike Morrill, and city council candidates Dean Quayle, Holly Daines, Tony Wegener and Steven Stokes. The two council members with the most votes will be elected.Franklin County residents will be voting on a $31 million bond which would be used to build a new hospital.Check back with CacheValleyDaily.com and 610 KVNU after polls close for complete election results and coverage from throughout the region..

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