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Utah voter information for the 2020 General Election this November

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Posted at 9:13 AM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 11:13:22-04

Q: When is Election Day?
A: The November General Election will be Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Q: How do I know if I’m registered to vote?
A: The website voter.utah.gov allows you to find or update your voter registration information, register to vote, and update your ballot mailing address. You can also fill out a paper voter registration form and submit it to your county clerk.

Q: When is the deadline to register to vote?
A: Voter registration must be received by your county clerk before 5:00 pm on October 23, 2020. You can also register to vote at a polling or early voting location on Election Day, but you must bring two forms of identification with you.

Q: What are the ID requirements for voting?
A: A complete list of acceptable forms of ID can be found here

Q: Will I get a ballot in the mail?
A: Active, registered voters automatically receive a ballot in the mail. County clerks will mail ballots between October 13 and October 27, 2020. Residents of San Juan County may get their mail-in ballot sooner.

Q: Is voting by mail safe?
A: Security and privacy measures are taken by county clerk offices to make sure mail-in ballots are counted safely and accurately.

Q: Where should college students living away from home register to vote?
A: You should register at the address you consider to be your permanent address, whether that’s your home address, or your current address at school.

Q: I am I resident of Utah living outside the United States. Can I vote?
A: You can. You should first request your ballot online or submit a paper form to your county clerk. If you request an email of fax ballot, state law does require you to waive your right to a secret ballot. For your ballot to be counted, it must be received by your county clerk by 8:00 pm on Election Day.

Q: I am a convicted felon. Can I register to vote?
A: People who are convicted of a felony can register and vote, unless you are currently serving a jail or prison sentence. Voting rights are restored when you are granted parole, sentenced to probation, or complete the terms of your incarceration.