Learn how to register to vote

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1. How can I register to vote?

To register for the March 5th, 2024 Presidential Primary Election, your voter registration must be received by your county clerk by 5:00 pm on February 23rd, 2024. You can register to vote using one of the methods below:

If you miss the February 23rd, 2024 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.

2. What are the requirements to register?

You must meet certain requirements 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; and
  • 18 years old on or before the day of the election.

If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can pre-register to vote. If you pre-register, you will automatically be registered to vote when you turn 18 years old.

3. Am I considered a resident of Utah?

You are considered a resident of Utah if your principal place of residence is in the state and you have the intention of making your residence here permanent or indefinite. If you have additional questions, please contact your county clerk.

For voter registration purposes, you are required to be a resident for 30 days immediately prior to election day

4. I have a felony. Can I register to vote?

If you are a convicted felon, you can register and vote unless you are currently serving a jail or prison sentence. 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.

5. I am a college student living away from home. Where do I register to vote?

You should register at the address that you consider your permanent residence. This may be your home address or your current address at school. If you are a resident of Utah and attending school away from home, you can request a mail ballot to be sent to your current address. Visit this page for more information about requesting a mail ballot.

6. Is my voter registration information shared with third parties?

Voter registration records are considered public information. A list of voters is available to the public upon request.

Protected Information: Social Security Number, Driver’s License or State ID number, email address, full date of birth, and your signature. This information is considered protected for all voters and may only be used by governmental entities within their official capacities.

There are three categories of privacy for voters in Utah: Public, Private, and Withheld

Public: Voter registration records are public by default. Information that is available to the public includes; name, physical and mailing addresses, age range, party affiliation, and vote history. Protected information (see above) is not given out to the public.

Private: Voters may choose to make their registration private at the time of registration (voter.utah.gov). Information for voters in this category is given out to political parties, candidates, their contractors, and must be used in accordance with the law. Information given to those authorized to access private voter information includes; name, physical and mailing addresses, age range, party affiliation, and vote history. Protected information (see above) is not given to the public.

Withheld: Certain voters may be eligible to make their record withheld. Personally identifiable information for voters in this category is anonymized, but non-identifying information such as physical and mailing addresses, age range, party affiliation, and vote history are provided upon request. Protected information (see above) is not given out to the public.

Voters who are eligible to be in the withheld category are as follows:

  • A person who is a victim, or is likely to be victim, of domestic violence or dating violence
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Individuals protected by a protective or protection orders
  • Members of the armed forces
  • Public figures who have a higher safety risk due to their celebrity status or prominent position (does not include elected officials)
  • A person who resides with a person described above.
  • Download the withholding request form..

    For more information, please contact your county clerk

Can’t find the information you are looking for?  Contact the Lieutenant Governor’s Office at elections@utah.gov or 801-538-1041.