Utah

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Federal Election Deadlines

State Primary June 24, 2014 General Election November 4, 2014
Registration By mail May 27, 2014 Online June 9, 2014 By mail October 6, 2014 Online October 20, 2014
Ballot Request June 19, 2014 October 30, 2014
Ballot Return 12:01 AM, June 24, 2014 12:01 AM, November 4, 2014

Please mail your voting materials early enough to account for mail delivery times. Check the recommended
mailing dates section in Chapter 1 for details.

Important information

How can I register to vote as a military or overseas voter?

Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election office. This form allows you to register to vote and identifies you as a voter covered by UOCAVA (Federal law providing special protections).

What is my voting residence?

The place you consider your true, fixed and permanent home.

Do I need to claim a political party to vote in primary elections?

Possibly. The Utah Republican Party only allows registered Republicans to vote in its primary election, however, other State parties allow anyone to vote in their primary regardless of party affiliation.

How can I submit my FPCA?

By mail, email or fax.

How often must I submit my FPCA?

The FPCA is good for all Federal elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. You should submit a new one every time your address changes or every year.

If I am currently registered to vote, how may I request an absentee ballot?

Fill out and return an FPCA to your local election office.

How can I return my voted ballot or Federal Write-In Ballot (FWAB)?

By mail, email or fax.

What must I do to use the FWAB and can I use the FWAB to vote in State and local elections?

You may use the FWAB to register to vote if it is received by the Friday before the election. If you are currently registered, you may use the FWAB any time before an election without having previously requested an absentee ballot. The FWAB can be used to register and vote in primary, special, runoff and general elections for Federal, State and local offices and non-candidate ballot issues.

I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I register to vote in this State?

No.

Will I need a notary or witness for my FPCA or FWAB?

No witness or notary is required.

Where can I find information about the candidates and/or other items that will be on my ballot?

Please visit www.elections.utah.gov or contact your local election office.

Registering and requesting your absentee ballot

Complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to register and request an absentee ballot. The form requests absentee ballots for all Federal elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. You must return your voted ballot to complete the registration process.

Complete the following blocks of the FPCA

Block 1

Select the category that describes you.

Block 2

The Utah Republican Party only allows registered Republicans to vote in its primary election, however, the other parties allow anyone to vote in their primary regardless of party affiliation. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than the Friday prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections.

Block 3

Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Utah.

Block 4

Date of birth.

Your valid Utah Driver's License number OR the last four digits of your Social Security number is required for voter registration. If you do not possess either of these identification numbers, the State will assign a number that will serve to identify you for voter registration purposes.

Block 5

Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is
required.

Block 6

Utah allows you to receive your absentee ballot by mail, email or fax. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your email address or fax number in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, then your local election official will mail your ballot to you. More transmission options may be available. Check FVAP.gov for updates.

Block 7

Complete street address of your Utah voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence.

Block 8

Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you live now.

Block 9

In addition to mailing a regular ballot, Utah provides a State Special Write-In Absentee Ballot available 90 days before an election to any voter unable to vote in the regular absentee voting process due to military service. You must request this ballot no later than the Friday before the election. This ballot allows you to vote for Federal offices only. To request it, write in Block 9: "I am unable to vote by regular absentee ballot or in person because of military service. I request a special write-in absentee ballot."

If you do not wish to receive ballots for all Federal elections through the next regularly scheduled general election, you may request a ballot for each election for Federal office held in the next election year OR a ballot for only the next scheduled election for Federal office by noting your choice here.

Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness or notary required.

How and where to submit your FPCA

Utah allows you to submit your FPCA by mail, email or fax.

If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to email your FPCA, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at www.elections.utah.gov.

If you choose to fax your FPCA, fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers and email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at www.elections.utah.gov.

You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FPCA toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov, and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at FVAP.gov.

To find out the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office or refer to Utah's voter registration verification website at www.vote.utah.gov..

Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied.

Voting your ballot

Voted ballots must be received by the local election office by 12:01 am on Election Day.

You may return the voted ballot by mail, email or fax if you agree to waive the right to a secret ballot and affirm in writing on the email/fax cover sheet. Write: "I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot."

If you choose to mail your voted ballot, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the ballot direct to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to email or fax, use the FPCA email or fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA."

Overseas Uniformed Service members should request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DOD applied to their ballot materials at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). This label provides free express mail service to your local election official for voted ballots mailed on or before the general election date. You retain a portion of the label for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service.

Tracking your ballot

You may track the status of your ballot at www.vote.utah.gov.

Haven't received your ballot? Use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot

Utah allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for registration if received by the Friday before the election and voting in primary, special, runoff and general elections for Federal, State and local offices, and non-candidate ballot issues. Feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election.

Complete the following blocks of the FWAB's voter declaration/affirmation

Block 1

Utah allows you to use this form for registration.

Block 2

Select the category that describes you.

Block 3

Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in Utah.

Block 4

Date of birth.

Enter your valid Utah Driver's License number, the last four digits of your Social Security number OR your Utah State Identification card number.

Block 5

Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required.

Block 6

To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than the Friday prior to the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only using the FWAB for general elections.

Block 7

Complete street address of your Utah voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence.

Block 8

Enter your current mailing address.

Block 9

Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application.

Affirmation

Sign and date. No witness or notary required.

Vote your FWAB

Vote for any Federal or State office in a general election. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to www.vote.utah.gov. For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope.

How and where to submit your FWAB

The deadlines for submitting the FWAB are the same as for State absentee ballots. If you receive the State ballot after submitting the voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State ballot. If both ballots are received by the deadline, only the State ballot will be counted.

Utah allows you to submit your FWAB by mail, email or fax.

If you choose to mail your FWAB, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the ballot directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section.

If you choose to fax submit your FWAB, fax it directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at the end of this section or at www.vote.utah.gov. Include ballot, voter Declaration/ Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Affirm in writing on the cover sheet, "I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot."

If you choose to email your FWAB, you should send it as a signed, scanned attachment. Email addresses can be found at the end of this section or at www.vote.utah.gov. Include ballot, Voter Declaration/ Affirmation, and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Affirm in writing on the email/fax cover sheet, "I understand that by electronically transmitting my voted ballot I am voluntarily waiving my right to a secret ballot."

You may also use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service to fax your FWAB toll-free. To use the Electronic Transmission Service, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov, and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at FVAP.gov.

Local election offices for county

If you cannot find information for your jurisdiction, please click on the LEO Search to find contact information.

County Mailing Address
Beaver Beaver County Clerk
PO Box 392
Beaver, UT 84713-0392
Phone: 435-438-6463 Fax: 435-438-6462
Box Elder Box Elder County Clerk
01 S. Main Street
Brigham City, UT 84302-2599
Phone: 435-734-3393 Fax: 435-695-2502
Cache Cache County Clerk
179 North Main Street, Ste. 102
Logan, UT 84321-4567
Phone: 435-755-1460 Fax: 435-755-1980
Carbon Carbon County Clerk
120 East Main
Price, UT 84501-3057
Phone: 435-636-3220 Fax: 435-636-3210
Daggett Daggett County Clerk
PO Box 400
Manila, UT 84046-0219
Phone: 435-784-3154 Fax: 435-784-3335
Davis Davis County Clerk
PO Box 618
Farmington, UT 84025-0618
Phone: 801-451-3589 Fax: 801-451-3421
Duchesne Duchesne County Clerk
PO Box 910
Duchesne, UT 84021-0270
Phone: 435-738-1123 Fax: 435-738-5522
Emery Emery County Clerk
PO Box 907
Castle Dale, UT 84513-0907
Phone: 435-381-5106 Fax: 435-381-5183
Garfield Garfield County Clerk
PO Box 77
Panguitch, UT 84759-0077
Phone: 435-676-1100 Fax: 435-676-8239
Grand Grand County Clerk
125 E. Center
Moab, UT 84532-2492
Phone: 435-259-1321 Fax: 435-259-2959
Iron Iron County Clerk
68 S 100 E
Parowan, UT 84761-0429
Phone: 435-477-8340 Fax: 435-477-8847
Juab Juab County Clerk
160 N. Main
Nephi, UT 84648-1412
Phone: 435-623-3410 Fax: 435-623-5936
Kane Kane County Clerk
76 North Main
Kanab, UT 84741-0050
Phone: 435-644-2458 Fax: 435-644-4939
Millard Millard County Clerk
765 S. Highway 99, Ste. 6
Fillmore, UT 84631-5002
Phone: 435-743-6223 Fax: 435-743-6923
Morgan Morgan County Clerk
PO Box 886
Morgan, UT 84050-0886
Phone: 801-845-4011 Fax: 801-829-6176
Piute Piute County Clerk
55 W. Main St
Junction, UT 84740-0099
Phone: 435-577-2840 Fax: 435-577-2433
Rich Rich County Clerk
20 South Main
Randolph, UT 84064-0218
Phone: 435-793-2415 Fax: 435-793-2410
Salt Lake Salt Lake County Clerk Elections Division
2001 S. State Street, #S1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-1051
Phone: 385-468-7400 Fax: 385-468-7401
San Juan San Juan County Clerk
PO Box 338
Monticello, UT 84535-0338
Phone: 435-587-3223 Fax: 435-587-2425
Sanpete Sanpete County Clerk
160 N. Main
Manti, UT 84642-1268
Phone: 435-835-2131 Fax: 435-835-2144
Sevier Sevier County Clerk
250 N Main
Richfield, UT 84701-0517
Phone: 435-893-0401 Fax: 435-893-0496
Summit Summit County Clerk
60 W. Main St
Coalville, UT 84017-0128
Phone: 435-615-3203 Fax: 435-336-3030
Tooele Tooele County Clerk
47 S Main, Ste 218
Tooele, UT 84074-2194
Phone: 435-843-3140 Fax: 435-882-7317
Uintah Uintah County Clerk
147 East Main
Vernal, UT 84078-2643
Phone: 435-781-5361 Fax: 435-781-6701
Utah Utah County Clerk
100 East Center, Suite 3100
Provo, UT 84606-3106
Phone: 801-851-8128 Fax: 801-851-8122
Wasatch Wasatch County Clerk
25 N. Main
Heber City, UT 84032-1827
Phone: 435-654-3211 Fax: 435-654-0834
Washington Washington County Clerk
197 E. Tabernacle
Saint George, UT 84770-3473
Phone: 435-634-5712 Fax: 435-634-5763
Wayne Wayne County Clerk
PO Box 189
Loa, UT 84747-0189
Phone: 435-836-1300 Fax: 435-836-2479
Weber Weber County Clerk
2380 Washington Boulevard, Ste. 320
Ogden, UT 84401-1456
Phone: 801-399-8034 Fax: 801-399-8326