More information: https://voteinfo.utah.gov/
You must have a valid Utah driver license or valid Utah ID to register to vote using the online voter registration system.
Online registration form (in English): https://vote.utah.gov/additionalInfo.html
Register by filling out a paper form and mailing it to your county clerk's office. It must be postmarked at least 30 days before the election.
Printable form (in English): https://elections.utah.gov/Media/Default/Forms/Utah%20Voter%20Registration%20Form.pdf
Refer to the box below for information about ID requirements.
Choosing a political party
You may choose a political party affiliation when you register, but it is not required.
To update registration after a move, name change, or change of political party affiliation, use the voter registration form.
The County Clerk in each county maintains the voter rolls. To remove someone from a voter roll, contact the local County Clerk.
Directory of County Clerks: https://voteinfo.utah.gov/contact-your-county-election-officials/
For online voter registration, a Utah drivers license or state ID is required.
An ID is not required for mail-in registration, but you must provide one of the documents listed on the form to verify residence:
Please note: You must present valid voter identification to the poll worker before voting, which must be a valid form photo identification that shows your name and photograph, or, (2) two different forms of identification that show your name and current address.
In order to vote in Utah, you must have:
ONE primary form of ID that is valid (not expired), has your name, and has your photograph. These types of IDs include:
TWO forms of ID that, when combined, prove your name and current residence. These types of IDs may include:
If you vote with a provisional ballot, you will need to show acceptable forms of ID (see above) and proof of residence.
More information: https://voteinfo.utah.gov/voter-id-requirements/
Driver License Division Offices
Obtaining a Driver’s License
Absentee Ballot Application: https://elections.utah.gov/Media/Default/Documents/Elections%20Resources/Absentee%20Ballot%20Application.pdf
If you are an active member of the military, a spouse or dependent of an active military member, or you live outside of the United States, follow the steps below to vote:
If you did not receive a ballot and would like to vote, you can submit the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot.
Military and Overseas Voters: https://voteinfo.utah.gov/military-and-overseas-voters/
Utah Election Code 20A-3-103 does allow time off to vote. Per Code 20A-3-103. Employee's right to time off for election:
(1)(a) Each employer shall allow any voter to be absent from service or employment on election day for not more than two hours between the time the polls open and close.
(b) The voter shall apply for a leave of absence before election day.
(c)(i) The employer may specify the hours during which the employee may be absent.
(ii) If the employee requests the leave of absence at the beginning or end of the work shift, the employer shall grant that request.
(d) The employer may not deduct from an employee's usual salary or wages because of the absence.
(2) This section does not apply to an employee who has three or more hours between the time polls open and close during which the employee is not employed on the job.
All Utah elections will be run by mail-in ballot starting in 2020.
Many organizations offer free rides to polling places. Some of these include:
Please note that all Utah elections will be run by mail-in ballots beginning in 2020.
Where to get more info on candidates
Offices/Measures That May Appear on the Ballot
|Federal (even years)||
President/Vice-President (elected every four years; next election in 2020)
Senator (elected every six years for staggered terms; next election in 2020)
Representative (elected every two years)
|State (even years)||
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Treasurer, State Auditor, Attorney General (elected every four years; next election in 2020)
Judicial Retention elections (even number years; varies by level of court)
State Senator (elected every two years)
State Representative (elected every two years)
Statewide ballot measures
|Municipal (odd years)||
School Board and other boards and commissions
Local ballot measures
Special Service Districts
Election Day is March 3, 2020
Dates of future primary and general elections can be found at vote.utah.gov: https://voteinfo.utah.gov/election-dates-deadlines/
Utah Election Code:https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title20A/20A.html
State of Utah Financial Disclosures (https://disclosures.utah.gov/) provides access to candidates’ election committee and Political Action Committee campaign finance filings.
Find your elected officials: https://www.utah.gov/government/contactgov.html
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
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Librarians from the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT), a Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA), created these reference guides. These guides are intended for informational purposes only and are not in any way intended to be legal advice.
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