RadioActive: September 27, 2016

  • September 27, 2016
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National Register to Vote Day

Tonight's show was hosted by Lara Jones and Noor Ul Hasan:

Encouraging eligible voters to register and vote (begins at 08:00), featuring:
  • Sarah Scott of Voterise 
  • MariaDelMar Gonzalez, art history professor
  • Sydel Morris-Greco, high school principal
  • Vickie Samuelson, Jan Brock and Luana Chilelli of the League of Women Voters of Utah
2016 Utah Voting Information:

Dates and Deadlines:

  • Nov. 8, 2016: General Election Day

  • Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m on Election Day

Registration:

  • By mail: Must be postmarked at least 30 days before Election Day

  • Online or In-person: Up to 7 days before Election Day; visit vote.utah.gov for online or your county clerk’s office fore in-person

  • Oct. 11, 2016: Last day to register to vote and still receive a ballot by mail

  • Nov. 1, 2016: Last day to register to vote and do so at the polls Nov. 8. However, there is a same-day voter registration pilot going on in 10 Utah counties. Be sure to bring proof of residency to the polls (usually 2 forms of ID with your address on it) and you will be given a provisional ballot.

  • You can text the word “voterise” to 788-683 to start the registration process by smart phone, or visit vote.utah.gov.

Voting requirements:

  • Valid I.D.       -- or --

  • Two forms of I.D. that include name and evidence that voter resides in precinct

  • Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m on Election Day. If you have any questions, please contact your county clerk.

Vote by mail:

  • Ballots will be mailed at least 3 weeks before election day

  • Postage-paid return envelopes will be provided

  • Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than the day before Election Day

  • Ballots may also be returned to Vote Centers and Drop Boxes in-person.

  • You can track your returned ballot online to ensure that it was received at: vote.utah.gov

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