"The vote is the most powerful, non-violent tool we have in a democratic society."
- October 12: Vote-by-mail ballots mailed this week
- October 20-30: In-office early voting
- October 26-30: General early voting
- October 23: Last day to register online with the expectation that a ballot will be sent to you
- October 27: Last day to order a replacement ballot if you've already registered and have yet to receive it by mail
- November 2: The date by which mail-in ballots must be postmarked. DO NOT leave them in your home mailbox and expect your ballot will be picked up and postmarked in time. Take it to the post office nearest you by close of business.
- November 3: General Election. You may register to vote at a polling location by casting a provisional ballot. Click here for election day polling locations in Salt Lake County. Click here for a list of County Clerks in all 29 Utah counties. Proper identification, including proof of residency, required. Click here for a list of accepted ID.
- November 4-16: Canvass period
- November 17: Board of Canvassers meeting
IN-PERSON VOTING IN SALT LAKE COUNTY (Source: Salt Lake County Clerk)
- The Utah Legislature has determined Salt Lake County will be able to offer in-person voting for the General Election at locations throughout the county. However, because of COVID-19, the county is encouraging voters to vote by mail.
- Early voting and Election Day vote centers will be available to accommodate voters who did not receive a ballot. Identification is required to vote in person. Click here for a list of valid ID documents.
- Vote centers are generic and a voter may use any center in the county regardless of where they reside. The list of locations will be on the website when the contracts are solidified.
- Voters with disabilities who need special accommodations in Salt Lake County may contact the Election Division to make an appointment by calling 385-468-7400.
Utah Voter Resources
ACLU of Utah Voter Complaint Form
County Clerk Contact Information
Election Dates & Deadlines
JPEC 2020 Report to the Community, featuring evaluations of all Utah judges on the ballot this November. Fifty-nine judges will stand for retention election across the state: one justice of the Utah Supreme Court, six judges on the Utah Court of Appeals, 20 district court judges, nine juvenile court judges, and 23 justice court judges from cities and counties across Utah.
Salt Lake County Got-Vote
Utah Debate Commission, dedicated to creating and facilitating an ordered, non-partisan and independent system of debates among qualified candidates for statewide and federal offices in Utah during each election cycle. To watch archived debates, click here. For the 2020 debate schedule, click here.
Voterise: A nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to increasing voter registration and civic engagement among 18- to 29-year-olds and other under-engaged groups. Register to vote by texting VOTERISE to 788683
A variety of groups publish voter guides to highlight candidate positions based on the respective group's interests. RadioACTive provides the links as a resource and makes no endorsement of the information contained therein, which is the sole responsibility of the publishing organization.
Civic Engagement Resources:
- Utah State Legislature, a website where you can track bills, listen and watch debate, find your lawmaker.
- State of Utah Boards and Commissions, information on Utah's boards and commissions, including board members, authority, expiring terms, vacancies and other valuable information. Don’t want to run for office? Apply to serve on a board or commission.