Article IV, Utah Constitution
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| Text of Section 1:
Equal Political Rights
The rights of citizens of the State of Utah to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex. Both male and female citizens of this State shall enjoy equally all civil, political and religious rights and privileges.
| Text of Section 2:
Qualifications to Vote
Every citizen of the United States, eighteen years of age or over, who makes proper proof of residence in this state for thirty days next preceding any election, or for such other period as required by law, shall be entitled to vote in the election.
| Text of Section 3:
Voters -- Immunity from arrest.
In all cases except those of treason, felony or breach of the peace, voters shall be privileged from arrest on the days of election, during their attendance at elections, and going to and returning therefrom.
| Text of Section 4:
Voters -- Immunity from militia duty.
No voter shall be obliged to perform militia duty on the day of election except in time of war or public danger.
| Text of Section 5:
Voters to be citizens of United States
No person shall be deemed a qualified voter of this State unless such person be a citizen of the United States.
| Text of Section 6:
Mentally incompetent persons, convicted felons, and certain criminals ineligible to vote.
Any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise, may not be permitted to vote at any election or be eligible to hold office in this State until the right to vote or hold elective office is restored as provided by statute.
| Text of Section 7:
Property qualification forbidden
No property qualification shall be required for any person to vote or hold office.
| Text of Section 8:
Election to be by secret ballot.
| Text of Section 9:
General and special elections -- Terms -- Election of local officers
| Text of Section 10:
Oath of Office
All officers made elective or appointive by this Constitution or by the laws made in pursuance thereof, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, shall take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this State, and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity.["]