Updated: Becker to Announce He Will Run for a Third Term, Garrott Also Running for SLC Mayor

UtahPolicy.com has confirmed Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will announce his bid for a third term Monday morning.

Becker starts his 2015 bid with $200,333 in his campaign war chest, giving him a sizeable advantage right from the beginning.

The last person to serve three terms as Mayor of Salt Lake City was J. Bracken Lee from 1960-1971. Ted Wilson won three elections for Mayor of Salt Lake City, but he resigned during his third term to head up the Hinckley Institute of Politics.

After Becker announced his Monday press conference, Councilman Luke Garrott tweeted out this message on his personal account:


Other people rumored to be eyeing a run for Mayor in 2015 are former Rep. Jackie Biskupski, Sen. Jim Dabakis, current City Council members Stan Penfold, Kyle LaMalfa and Charlie Luke and former council member Jill Remington Love.