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Utah

Abbreviation: 
UT

Utah Registration Deadline

Voter registration forms must be postmarked at least 30 days before an election in order to vote in the upcoming election. You may deliver your registration form in person to the county clerk at least 7 days before the election.

Utah Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Utah Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Utah:

  • You must be registered to vote in Utah
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation generally required
  • You must be a resident of the county for the 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Utah Absentee Ballot Process

If you are registered to vote, you may vote by absentee ballot. A separate absentee ballot application must be filled out for each election. All completed forms should be mailed to your county clerk's office.

For regular absentee voting, the ballot application must be received no later than the Thursday before the election.

Utah Verify Registration Status

To verify your voter registration status, please contact your county clerk's office.

Utah Overseas and Military Voters

You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have additional questions about elections and voting overseas you can use our state specific elections official directory or contact the Overseas Vote Foundation.

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For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.

 

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If you are blind, have a disability, or are unable to read or write English, you may be helped by a person of your choice. This person cannot be your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union. The person helping cannot in any way request, persuade, or induce you to vote for or against any particular candidate or issue.

For more information, you can utilize the American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) resource.

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The voting system used in Utah is DRE.

Direct Recording Electronic (DRE): This is the newest kind of system in use in the U.S. All the information about who and what you are voting for is on an electronic screen like a TV or computer screen.

There are many variations of DREs because lots of companies are inventing new ones, and many cities, counties and states are trying them out. Usually, after you have signed in, the poll workers will give you a card that you slide into a device to start your voting session.

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Provisional voting was mandated to ensure that every eligible voter who is registered or who believes they are registered can cast a ballot in federal elections with the knowledge that a fair process will be followed to determine if the provisional ballot is eligible to be counted. You may vote a provisional ballot if:

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Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
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