Utah elections, 2013
Utah election information for 2013 is listed below.
|On the 2013 ballot|
Exceptions include special elections.
Find current election news and links here.
Voting in Utah
- See also: Voting in Utah
Important voting information
- Utah has a mixed primary system. Currently, only Republicans close their primary. Democrats and Independents can vote in the Democratic primary. Conventions are held by the political parties prior to the primary.
- 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 January 2015, Utah is one of the 20 states that have implemented full online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website.
- See also: Absentee voting by state
For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Utah, please visit our absentee voting by state page.
- 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.
Elections Performance Index
Utah ranked 10th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Utah received an overall score of 70 percent.
State of Utah
Salt Lake City (capital)
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