The nomination period is over and it's time to Vote for PAWlitical Mayor! We have 16 candidates and an intern. Find out more about them, their PAWlitical platforms and VOTE! Voting will run from
October 13 - November 10.
Does your pet have leadership skills?
Salt Lake County
Animal Services and Mayor Ben McAdams are excited to announce the first PAWlitical
Pet Election. Non-human residents of Salt Lake County are encouraged to run for Mayor.
The election for the prestigious position of Salt Lake County PAWlitical Mayor is
for a 2-year term of office. While PAWlitical Pets must be Salt Lake County residents, voters can live
This PAWlitical Election
is a fundraiser sponsored by Salt Lake County Animal Services. It will be held
every two years. The funds raised from this event will go to our Injured Animal
Fund. We provide care for hundreds of injured and sick animals every year. This
will benefit them greatly!
County PAWlitical Pet Filing Qualifications:
- Registration opens September 11th
- Deadline to register September 30
- Salt Lake County pet resident (all cities within
Salt Lake County: Alta, Bluffdale, Cottonwood Heights, Draper, Herriman,
Holladay, Midvale, Murray, Riverton, Salt Lake City, Sandy, South Jordan, South
Salt Lake, Taylorsville, unincorporated Salt Lake, West Jordan, West Valley
- Licensed (proof needed if applicable)
- Fully vaccinated (proof needed if applicable)
- Provide a clear photo (4 x 6) of your PAWlitical Candidate.
Digital only (jpeg, png, gif) and emailed to Randee at email@example.com.
How to apply and FAQ's
PAWlitical Pet Application
2017 Important Political Pets Mayor and Council Election Dates
Monday, September 11th - Registration opens for PAWlitical
Mayor – Entry fee is $25.00
Saturday, September 30th - Registration closes
Thursday, October 12th - Meet & Greet with all PAWlitical
Friday, October 13th - Voting begins – Votes are
Friday, November 10th – Last Day to vote
Tuesday, November 14th – Winners announced on
Facebook Live at Salt Lake County Animal Services
Late November / Early December (Date TBD) – Swearing in of the PAWlitical
Pet Mayor and Council
Disclaimer: All PAWlitical Pet Candidates must be
well-behaved, social, and healthy. NO biters allowed. Salt Lake County Animal
Services reserves the right to remove any PAWlitical Candidate or PAWlitical official
from office if a serious animal ordinance violation occurs.