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Utah

Population

3,205,958

Voting-Age Pop.

1,982,911

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 27 %
Trump 46 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

Registration Deadline

Oct 23, 2020

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USPS recommends mailing your ballot no later than October 27.

Source: USPS.com


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  • Online Registration

    Yes
  • Early Voting
    Yes
  • Same-Day Registration
    Yes
  • ID Required
    Yes


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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

If you are an active registered voter, you will automatically receive a ballot in the mail.

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  • Yes, all registered voters in Utah will receive a ballot in the mail for the general election.

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Yes, all registered voters in Utah will receive a ballot in the mail for the general election.

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  • Oct 13-27: Your county clerk will mail ballots between this period.


    If you are registered to vote in San Juan County, your ballot may be mailed sooner.

When will I receive my ballot?

Oct 13-27: Your county clerk will mail ballots between this period.


If you are registered to vote in San Juan County, your ballot may be mailed sooner.

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  • Your mail ballot must be postmarked by the US Post Office the day before Election Day.

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Your mail ballot must be postmarked by the US Post Office the day before Election Day.

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  • You can drop your ballot off at a drop box location before 8pm on Election Day.

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You can drop your ballot off at a drop box location before 8pm on Election Day.

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  • You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


    If you are an active registered voter, you will automatically receive a ballot in the mail.

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You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


If you are an active registered voter, you will automatically receive a ballot in the mail.


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Early Voting

Can you vote early in this state?

Yes

You may register to vote at an early voting location, but you will need to bring two forms of identification with you.


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

Yes

You may register to vote at a polling location on Election Day, but you will need to bring two forms of identification with you.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

Yes

To vote in Utah, you must have one primary form of ID that is valid (not expired), with your name and photograph.



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Acceptable Forms of Identification

Make sure you're ready on Election Day with the appropriate forms of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are listed here.

Data source - voteinfo.utah.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • One Primary Form of ID

    That is valid (not expired) with your name and your photograph. These types of IDs include: Utah Driver's License ID card issued by the state of Utah or the US Government, Utah concealed carry permit, US passport, tribal ID card (does not require a photograph).

  • Two Forms of ID

    When combined, prove your name and current residence. These types of IDs may include: Utility bill dated within 90 days of the election, bank or other financial account statement, certified birth certificate, valid Social Security card, check issued by the state or federal government, currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license, currently valid US military ID card, certified naturalization documents (NOT a green card), certified copy of court records showing the voter’s adoption or name change, Bureau of Indian Affairs card, tribal treaty card, Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card, currently valid ID card issued by a local government within Utah, currently valid ID card issued by an employer, currently valid ID card issued by a college, university, technical school, or professional school in Utah, current Utah vehicle registration.

  • If Voting with a Provisional Ballot

    You will need to show acceptable forms of ID (see above) and proof of residence.


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