State of Utah Elections & Voting 

Election Day is November 5

  • October 25                  Deadline for election authority to receive voter registration*
  • November 4                Deadline to postmark Mail Ballots
  • November 5                Deadline to drop off Mail Ballots at a drop box (by 8:00pm)
  • November 5                Election Day

*Same-day registration is available at early voting or election day voting locations


To register to vote in Utah, you must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • A resident of Utah for at least 30 days before the election
  • 18 years old on or before the day of the election (16- and 17-year-olds can preregister)*
  • Not currently serving a term of imprisonment for a felony sentence**

*A voter who is 17 years of age is eligible to participate in a Primary Election if they will turn 18 years of age on or before the date of the next General Election.

**If you are a convicted felon, your voting rights are automatically restored when you are granted parole, sentenced to probation, or successfully complete your term of incarceration. You are eligible to register and vote if you are detained and awaiting trial and have not yet been convicted of a felony.


How to register to vote:

If you miss the registration deadline, you can register to vote at an early voting location or an Election Day voting location. However, you will need to present two forms of identification at the voting location to register.


Voter ID Requirements

If you are voting in person and are already registered to vote in Utah, you must have:

ONE primary form of ID that is valid (not expired), has your name, and has your photograph. These types of IDs include:

  • Utah driver 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)
  • Currently valid US military ID card


TWO forms of ID that, 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
  • 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 you are not already registered to vote and are voting with a provisional ballot, you will need to show TWO acceptable forms of ID: one that verifies identify AND one for proof of residence.

Visit VoteRiders for more information on voter ID requirements in Utah.


Automatic Mail Ballots

If you are an active registered voter, you will automatically receive a ballot in the mail. Click this link to check if you are an active registered voter.

Your mail ballot must be postmarked by the U.S. Post Office the day before Election Day. You can also drop your ballot off at a drop box location before 8:00 pm on Election Day. Find drop box locations near you.


Early In-Person Voting

Early in-person voting is available in all counties, but the window of availability may range from four days to two weeks. Check with your county clerk’s office to confirm availability.




Tribes in Utah

Federally recognized tribes

  • Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah
  • Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah
  • Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation
  • Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)
  • Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, Nevada and Utah

State recognized tribes

  • None


Native Vote Coordinators

Sign up to be a local Native Vote coordinator today!


Major Party Contact Information

Chair, Diane Lewis

Native American Caucus
Chair, Davina Smith


Chair, Robert Axson

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