Utah

24% of 18-29 year olds voted in Utah in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 22, 2021 to vote in the 2021 Municipal General Election. Utah allows for same-day voter registration, meaning that you are able to register to vote up until the close of polls on Election Day.

Utah will hold Municipal Primary Elections on August 10, 2021 and Municipal General Elections on November 2, 2021.

Check Registration Status

Check your Utah voter registration status here.

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years old on or before Election Day, and a resident of Utah for 30 days.

  • 16 and 17-year-olds may preregister to vote.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address.

Deadline

The deadline to register online, by mail, or in-person for the 2021 General Election is October 22, 2021.

Voter Registration Process

There are three primary methods of registering to vote in Utah: registering online, mailing in a printable application, or registering in-person.

  • Further voter registration information for Utah can be found here.

This page was last updated on August 9, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.

Active registered voters in Utah automatically receive a ballot in the mail.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Any registered voter in Utah may request an absentee ballot and is not required to provide a reason. Click here to access Utah’s Absentee Ballot Application.

  • Active registered voters in Utah will automatically receive a ballot in the mail. To change the address at which you receive your ballot, contact your county clerk’s office at least one month before the election.
  • A completed ballot must be postmarked by the day before the election (November 1, 2021) or dropped off at a dropbox location before 8 pm on Election Day (November 2, 2021). Click here to find a secure drop box location. Click here to track the status of your ballot.
  • Further absentee by-mail voting information for Utah is available here.

Early Voting

Utah offers early voting.

  • Early voting, also known as in-person absentee voting, will be available starting 2 weeks before the election (starting October 19, 2021) and will end the Friday before election day (October 29, 2021). Polls will be open for at least 4 hours each day.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

  • Click here to view more information about available polling locations in Salt Lake County.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7 am-8 pm.

  • In order to vote in Utah, you must present a valid form of ID. Information about acceptable forms of ID can be found here.
  • Further Utah voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on August 9, 2021.

Questions? Contact us here.