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Ogden candidates become official as registration period opens up

By Rob Nielsen - | Jun 1, 2023

Tim Vandenack, Standard-Examiner

An election sign is posted outside the Weber County Fairgrounds complex on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. It was announced Wednesday, June 7, 2023, that municipal primary and general elections across the state will be pushed back to accommodate a special election to fill the seat of U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart.

OGDEN — The period for candidates running for Ogden City offices officially opened Thursday.

Open positions include the office of mayor and three Ogden City Council districts — District 2, represented by Richard Hyer, who is running to retain his seat; District 4, represented by Ben Nadolski, who is vacating this seat to run for mayor; and an at-large seat, represented by Luis Lopez, who announced he will not be running for reelection this year.

The following candidates have filed as of mid-afternoon Thursday.


  • Ben Nadolski
  • Jon Greiner

Ogden City Council: At-large

  • Julez Garcia

Ogden City Council: District 2

  • Richard Hyer

Ogden City Council: District 4

  • Austin Raymond
  • Steven Van Wagoner

Prospective candidates have until June 7 to file.

Primary elections will be held Aug. 15 while the general election is slated for Nov. 7.


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