Voting in Utah
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For full information about voting in Utah, contact your state election agency.
To vote in Utah, you must meet the following requirements:
—Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox
When and where
Registration can be done online, by mail, or in person at your county clerk's office. If done by mail, it must be postmarked at least 28 days prior to the election. If registering online or in person, your registration must be completed at least 15 days prior to the election.
As of February 2015, Utah is one of the 20 states that have implemented full online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website.
Voting on Election Day
At the polling place, voters can either present photo identification or two forms of identification that bear the name and address of the voter.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
Utah is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote. Registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters may vote in the Democratic primary. Only registered Republicans can vote in the Republican primary.
- See also: Absentee voting
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Utah. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the county election officer no later than the Thursday before Election Day. A returned absentee ballot must be postmarked by the day before the election.
Military and overseas voting
For full details regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
- See also: Early voting
Utah is one of 34 states that have early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 14 days before an election and ends the Friday prior to Election Day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
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Elections in Utah
- Utah elections, 2016
- Utah elections, 2015
- Utah elections, 2014
- Utah elections, 2013
- Utah elections, 2012
- elections.utah.gov, "Utah Voter Information Pamphlet," accessed January 26, 2015
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- VoteUtah.org, "Voter ID Laws," accessed June 10, 2014
- Vote411.org, "Voting in Utah," accessed January 3, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Voter Registration: Utah," accessed January 3, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures, "Absentee and Early Voting," accessed December 16, 2013
- Vote.Utah.gov, "Absentee Voting Information," accessed December 16, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Utah Absentee Ballot Guide," accessed December 16, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Early Voting Rules," accessed December 16, 2013
- Utah Code, "Title 20A, Chapter 3, Section 601," accessed December 16, 2013
State of Utah
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