How to Vote in Utah


How to Vote in Utah

Voting is more than just a right or civic duty, it’s an opportunity to guide the future of our state. Your vote helps our state and nation make decisions about the important issues we face today. Make sure your voice is heard by voting in this year’s election for Utah State Governor.

What Are the Requirements to Vote in Utah?

In order to vote you must meet a few requirements.

  • You must be 18 years old before Election Day
  • You must be a US citizen
  • You must be a resident of Utah for at least 30 days
  • You must be registered to vote
  • You must have a valid form of voter identification

Registering to Vote

Registering to vote is easier now than ever before. With an online application form, you can be ready to vote in minutes. Of course, all of the other traditional methods like in-person registration and mail-in registrations are still available. If you will be out of town on Election Day, you can still register as an absentee.

 

When to Vote

Mark your calendar with these important Utah registration and voting dates:

Primaries:
Statewide: June 28, 2016
By County: June 28, 2016

General Election
November 8, 2016

Early Voting Starts:
June 14, 2016 (Primary Election)
October 25, 2016 (General Election)

Early Voting Ends:
June 24, 2016 (Primary Election)
November 4, 2016 (General Election)

Voter Registration Deadlines

Mailed-in Registrations:
May 30, 2016 (Primary Election)
October 10, 2016 (General Election)

In-person:
June 21, 2016 (Primary Election)
November 1, 2016 (General Election)

Online:
June 21, 2016 (Primary Election)
November 1, 2016 (General Election)

Same-Day:
Some counties may participate in the Election Day Registration Pilot Project.
If the county is participating in the Pilot Project, then you may register on election day.

Absentee Ballots Post-Marked:
June 27, 2016 (Primary Election)
November 7, 2016 (General Election)

Mail-in Ballots Post-Marked:
June 27, 2016 (Primary Election)
November 7, 2016 (General Election)

Where to Vote?

Once you’re registered to vote visit your local voting location to cast your ballot. For a list of voting locations near you check here.

Make sure you take the time to have your voice heard in this election.