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Voting In

Your state has automatic vote by mail– if you're a registered voter, you'll receive a ballot in the mail whenever there's an election.

Need to register?

It only takes two minutes to register to vote!

How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Utah, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Utah Election Website or call (801) 538-1041 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

Salt Lake City will hold its local election on Nov. 2nd. Check with your county clerk to see if there are local elections happening in other jurisdictions. The voter registration deadline is on Oct. 22nd.

All registered voters in Utah will receive a ballot in the mail. You may also vote in person at designated locations. On Election Day, polling place hours are open between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.



Presidential Primaries

Only registered voters affiliated with the Republican Party may vote in its caucus. All voters, regarless of affiliation, may vote in Democratic primary. See Utah Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details, including caucus locations.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 19th to Oct. 29th (specific dates and times may vary by county)

You can vote in-person at an early voting location in your county from Oct. 19th to Oct. 29th. See your county clerk’s office for exact dates. No excuse required.

If you are a registered voter in Utah, you will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. No excuse required. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot you may return in person or by mail. If returning by mail, it must be postmarked by Nov. 1st. Alternatively, you can place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

If you will not be at your residence and would like to have you ballot mailed to a different address, you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by Oct. 26th.


Voter ID + Access for Utah

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.
  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • The pre-registration age is 16
    • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
    Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

    Have you been convicted of a felony?

    See what the registration laws are in your state below.

    Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

    Voting and attending college?

    Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

    College Student Voting Info