David’s Handy American Fork Election Guide, 2017 Primary Edition

Warning: This post contains my own opinions. If you’ve come to afelection.info only for candidate information, such as contact information, our Q&A, or John Mulholland’s notes on his candidate interviews, and you don’t care to encounter my personal views, thanks for stopping by. Please use one of the links I … Read More …

American Fork Candidates Q&A – Part 5 – Debt, Decisions, and More

As before, I sent all the candidates the same questions. This time, more of them responded, and I’m still expecting another response or two, which I’ll happily post upon receipt. Thanks to all the candidates who’ve participated in our little pre-primary Q&A. Voters, don’t forget that your ballot, if mailed, … Read More …

David’s Notes on the June 29 City Council Debate

As before, this is not an attempt to give a complete play-by-play report of everything each candidate said. It’s one guy’s notes and opinions, and I’ll be candid. That said, if you read my thoughts on the mayoral debate, you’ll notice that these take a different tone. There’s a good … Read More …

Meet the Candidates for Mayor and City Council

Tomorrow — Saturday, July 29 — is an event you may not want to miss: a rare opportunity to meet the candidates for American Fork mayor and city council before the August primary election reduces the field. (The photo is from a similar event in 2015.) Who, Where, When As … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 2

Eight city council candidates will be on the August 15 primary ballot. Each voter may choose two, and the four with the most votes will advance to the November general election, where again each voter may choose two. The two winners get the seats. Here candidates answer questions about taxes, … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 1

Eight city council candidates will be on the August 15 primary ballot. Each voter may choose two, and the four with the most votes will advance to the November general election, where again each voter may choose two. The two winners get the seats. Here candidates answer questions about their … Read More …

American Fork Candidates

Here is the official list of candidates for mayor and city council in American Fork for 2017. Contact information is already available at the City web site, and we’ll be using it here to ask them some questions. You’re more than welcome to propose questions in the comments to this … Read More …

Q&A with the American Fork City Council

I sent a few questions to American Fork City Council members Kevin Barnes, Carlton Bowen, Brad Frost, Rob Shelton, and Jeff Shorter. Four of the five replied; Councilman Bowen did not. Here are their responses, with minimal edits for format and readability, not substance. I did not suggest a specific … Read More …

American Fork Election 2017

On November 7 voters in American Fork, Utah, will elect a new mayor and two new city councilors. There will also be a special election that day — on the same ballot — for the remainder of retiring Congressman Jason Chaffetz’s term in the US House of Representatives. Why Now? … Read More …

Thank You! (and some American Fork results)

Results Preliminary voting results for American Fork City Council (from the┬áDaily Herald, because the county doesn’t have them up yet) are these: Brad Frost (incumbent): 2,198 Kevin Barnes: 2,057 Robert Shelton (incumbent): 2,028 Allen Simpson: 1,080 So Frost, Barnes, and Shelton take the three available seats. This is the result … Read More …