Who Can Register to vote in Utah
You may register to vote in the State of Utah if you are:
- A United States citizen;
- At least 18 years-old on or before the next election.
- A resident of Utah for at least 30 days before the election.
An applicant is considered a resident of Utah if he or she has his principal place of residence within Utah and intends to continue to reside within Utah indefinitely.
How Do I Register To Vote in Utah
Seven days or more before an election, a person may register to vote in person at the County Clerkâs office.
Click here to get the address and phone number for the board of registrars office in your county
You can obtain the form for mail-in voter registration
Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form
Now itâs easier than ever to register online
Click here to Register Online
Voting At The Polls On Election Day
WHAT IS AN ACCEPTABLE FORM OF IDENTIFICATION FOR VOTING
In order to vote in Utah, you need valid voter I.D.
This is either a form of identification that bears the name and photograph of the voter or two forms of identification that bear the name of the voter and provide evidence of the voter’s residence,
In Utah, these forms of identification include:
- A currently valid Utah driver license;
- A currently valid ID card issued by the state or a branch, department, or agency of the United States;
- A currently valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon;
- A valid tribal ID card, whether or not the card includes a photograph of the voter.
TWO forms of identification that bear the name of the voter and provide evidence that the voter resides in the voting precinct, which may include:
- A current utility bill or copy thereof dated within 90 days before the election;
- A bank or other financial account statement, or legible copy thereof;
- A certified birth certificate;
- A valid Social Security card;
- A check issued by the state or federal government or legible copy thereof;
- A paycheck from the voter’s employer, or legible copy thereof
- A currently valid U.S. military ID card;
- Certified naturalization documents (NOT a green card);
- A certified copy of court records showing the voter’s adoption or name change;
- A Bureau of Indian Affairs card;
- A tribal treaty card;
- A valid Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card;
- A currently valid ID card issued by a local government within the state;
- A currently valid ID card issued by an employer;
- A currently valid ID card issued by a college, university, technical school or professional school within the state; or
- A current Utah vehicle registration.
Who Can Vote in Primary Elections in Utah
Both Democrats and Republicans hold Open Primaries
Utah GOP runs closed caucus. Utah Democrats run an open caucus
Click here for additional information
Who Can Vote Absentee in Utah
How can I obtain an absentee ballot?
- A separate absentee ballot application must be filled out for each election unless you become a permanent absentee
voter. To become a permanent absentee voter, check 'Yes' in the permanent absentee section of the application.
- All completed absentee ballot application forms should be filed with the appropriate election officer [County Clerk's Office] no later
than the Friday before election day(November 2,2012).
- Military and overseas ballots will be mailed by September 22, 2012; all other by-mail ballots will be mailed by October 9, 2012
Overseas and Military Voters
- Many counties in Utah are participating in a Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) pilot program in association with Everyone Counts that
allows military and overseas voters to use an online ballot marking tool
- For information on obtaining an absentee ballot application check https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/vote/home.htm
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