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Utah: Voter Guide

Automatic voter registration

Online voter registration

Pre-registration before turning 18

Number of days prior to election a voter must be registered is 15 days or less

Online voter registration closes 15 days or less before Election Day

Registration drives

Same day registration offered in all elections

Same day registration located at polling place

Same day registration offered only during early voting


All mail voting

In-person early voting

Amount of early voting days is higher than 7

Election day is a state holiday

No-excuse mail voting

12+ hours of open polls

Paid time off work to vote

Time off work to vote


Felons can vote after incarceration with completion of sentence

Felons can vote immediately after incarceration

Felons can vote while incarcerated

No ID required to vote

Mental competency not required to register

Non-photo ID required to vote

Photo-ID required to vote

Upcoming Elections

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Voting Qualifications

Not be convicted of treason or crime against the elective franchise, unless restored to civil rights
Not a convicted felon currently incarcerated
Not found to be mentally incompetent by a court of law
Resident of Utah for at least 30 days before Election Day
18+ Years of Age
United States Citizen


In Person - 
Election Day with two forms of ID
Mail - 
Received 7 days before Election Day
Online - 
11 days before Election Day
Mail - 
If registration address has changed, submit new address 7 days before Election Day
Mail - 
Voted ballot postmarked 1 day before and received 6 days after Election Day
In Person - 
Between 4 to 14 days before Election Day

More Information

Utah law permits political parties to choose whether to allow unaffiliated voters or voters not registered with the party to participate in their nominating contests before each election cycle.

Any registered voter will receive a vote-by-mail ballot at the mailing address of their voter registration.

If you are voting in person in Utah (early or on Election Day), you must present one of the following forms of photo ID at the time you vote:

  • Utah driver’s license
  • Utah ID card
  • ID issued by Utah or a federal government agency
  • Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon
  • US passport
  • A US military ID card
  • Tribal ID card, Bureau of Indian Affairs card, or tribal treaty card (even if it doesn’t include your photo)

If you don’t have a photo ID you can bring any two of the following with you to vote:

  • A utility bill or copy of a utility bill dated on or after Aug 10
  • A bank or other financial account statement or copy of a statement
  • A certified birth certificate
  • A Social Security card
  • A check issued by the state or federal government or a copy of a check
  • A paycheck from your employer or a copy of a paycheck
  • A currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license
  • A US military ID card
  • Certified naturalization documents, but not a green card
  • A certified copy of court records showing your adoption or name change
  • A Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card;
  • An ID card issued by a local government within Utah
  • An ID card issued by your employer
  • An ID card issued by a college, university, technical school or professional school within Utah
  • A current Utah vehicle registration