2022 Dates and Deadlines
Municipal Alternative Voting Methods Pilot Project Commitment/ Withdrawal Deadline
Municipalities may participate in the pilot project by providing written notice to
the Lt. Governor’s office and the County Clerk’s office by the stated deadline.
This is also the deadline for a municipality to withdraw from the pilot project.May 10
Candidate Filing Deadlines
Qualified Municipal and Metro Township CandidatesJune 1 – June 7
Official Candidate List on WebsiteJune 11
Ranked Choice Voting Candidates (as prescribed by Utah Code 20A-4-6)August 10-17
Last Day to Qualify as a Write-InAugust 27
Primary ElectionAugust 10
Primary Election Dates
Last Day to Withdraw Candidacy & Have Name Removed from BallotJune 11
Candidate Profile on State WebsiteJune 28
Vote By Mail Ballots MailedWeek of July 19 th
Logic and Accuracy Testing / Certification of Voting EquipmentJuly 22
In-Office Early VotingJuly 27 – August 6
Voter Registration DeadlineJuly 30
Last Day to Request Replacement Ballot (If Voter has Not Received Original)August 3
Primary Early VotingAugust 3 – 6
Canvass PeriodAugust 11 – 23
Board of Canvassers MeetingAugust 24
General ElectionNovember 2
General Election Dates
Last Day to Withdraw Candidacy & Have Name Removed from BallotAugust 31
Candidate Profile on State WebsiteSeptember 3
Vote By Mail Ballots MailedWeek of October 11 th
Logic and Accuracy Testing / Certification of Voting EquipmentOctober 15
In-Office Early VotingOctober 19 – 29
Voter Registration DeadlineOctober 22
Last Day to Request Replacement Ballot (If Voter has Not Received Original)October 26
General Early VotingOctober 26 – 29
Canvass PeriodNovember 3 - 15
Board of Canvassers MeetingNovember 16
Financial Disclosure Deadlines
For Candidates on the Primary Election BallotAugust 3
For Candidates not on the General Election Ballot (after the Primary Election)September 9
For Candidates on the General Election BallotOctober 26
For Candidates on the General Election Ballot (Final Report)December 2
Below are some important election dates and deadlines for the 2022 Election year:*
January 3: The first-day candidates running for statewide and multi-county races can file their “Notice of Intent to Gather Signatures” with the Lieutenant Governor’s office. All other candidates must file at their county clerk’s office.
March 7-11: Candidates running for statewide and multi-county races file their declaration of candidacy with the Lieutenant Governor’s office no later than 5 p.m. on the 11th. All other candidates must file at their county clerk’s office.
March 31: Last day for a registered voter may change their voter affiliation before the regular primary election.
April (TBD): Candidates participating in their party’s state convention, must submit signatures no later than 5p.m., 14 days before the state convention.
April 25: Political parties must certify the names of candidates nominated at convention to the Lieutenant Governor’s office
April 27: The Lt. Governor’s office will publish the names of candidates who have qualified for the primary election in the order that they will appear on the ballot.
May 14: First day for candidates on the primary election ballot to submit their candidate profile.
June 7: First day to send out mail ballots to active registered voters.
June 17: Last day an individual can register to vote for the primary election and to submit an alternative address form to the county clerk’s office.
June 21: Last day to send out mail ballots to active registered voters.
Regular Primary Election – June 28, 2022
Regular General Election – November 8, 2022
*Election dates and deadlines are subject to change by the legislature. This website will be updated as necessary.
Registration Deadline: You may register online or in-person at your county clerk's office up to 7 days before the election. If sent by mail, it must be postmarked at least 30 days before an election to be eligible to vote in that election.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Be 17 years of age but will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next general election or be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election.
Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen
Residency: Must be a resident of Utah for at least 30 days immediately before Election Day
Felony Convictions: 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.
OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
Online: Utah Online Voter Registration
In person: A voter may register to vote in person at the county clerk's office or you can register to vote at your polling location. If you register to vote at your polling location, you will be asked to complete a provisional ballot & you will be required to provide identification and proof of residence.
By mail/ in writing: Fill out a registration form and mail it to your county clerk’s office.
VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Online: Registered Voter Lookup
OBTAINING A MAIL IN BALLOT
Online: Utah Absentee Ballot Application
By Mail: Completed absentee forms should be submitted to your local county clerk. All completed absentee ballot application forms should be filed with the County Clerk’s Office no later than the Tuesday before election day.
Military and overseas voting: You can request a ballot online (requires valid Utah driver license or valid Utah ID) or by submitting a paper form to your county clerk. You can request your ballot to be emailed, faxed, or mailed to you. If you request an email or fax ballot, please note that state law requires you to waive your right to a secret ballot.
In order for your ballot to be counted, it must be received by your county clerk by 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Election Day OR you must send your ballot by 12:01 am (your local time) on Election Day.
For more information click on Utah Military and Overseas Voters Guide
SUBMITTING A MAIL IN BALLOT
Location and time: Make sure your ballot is postmarked before Election Day. If you forget to postmark your ballot, you can drop it off on Election Day at a polling location, your local election official’s office, or a ballot drop box.
In order to vote in Utah, you must have:
ONE primary form of ID that is valid (not expired), has your name, and has your photograph. These types of IDs include:
*Utah driver license
*ID card issued by the state of Utah or the US Government
*Utah concealed carry permit
*Tribal ID card (does not require a photograph)
TWO forms of ID that, when combined, prove your name and current residence. These types of IDs may include:
*Utility bill dated within 90 days of the election
*Bank or other financial account statement
*Certified birth certificate
*Valid Social Security card
*Check issued by the state or federal government
*Currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license
*Currently valid US military ID card
*Certified naturalization documents (NOT a green card)
*Certified copy of court records showing the voter’s adoption or name change
*Bureau of Indian Affairs card
*Tribal treaty card
*Medicaid or Medicare or Electronic Benefits Transfer card
*Currently valid ID card issued by a local government within Utah
*Currently valid ID card issued by an employer
*Currently valid ID card issued by a college, university, technical school, or professional school in Utah
*Current Utah vehicle registration
COLLEGE STUDENT VOTING
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.
Deciding how to vote: https://votesmart.org
Polling Place: Locate your polling place by county.
Verifying provisional ballot status: Utah Provisional Ballot Status Verification
Verifying Mail-In ballot status: Utah Mail-In Ballot Status Verification