The Utah State Legislature, in an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, passed HB3006 which made changes to how the 2020 Primary Election will be conducted.
What do you need to know about this election?
- This election will be conducted primarily by mail.
- This is a partisan primary election.
- Voters registered with the Democratic Party will receive the Democratic ballot if they live in the 1st Congressional District.
- Voters registered with the Republican Party will receive the Republican ballot only.
- Voters not affiliated "unaffiliated" with any party must request a Democratic (1st Congressional District only) or a Republican ballot, if they wish to participate in one of these primary elections.
- Voters registered with other political parties are unable to participate in these primary elections. These rules are set by the political parties and not your County Clerk.
- All ballots are delivered with a Business Reply or Postage Paid return envelope. In addition, drop boxes will be available.
- Drop boxes are available during business hours at all city office until Monday June 29th
- A drop box will be provided at the polling location on Election Day
- There will be no regular polling places on Election Day.
- There will be one drive-up voting location on Election Day. This location is provided primarily for voters who do not receive a ballot in the mail or who are unable to vote that ballot because of a disability.
- A voter with a disability who is not able to vote a paper ballot independently may vote at the drive-up voting location on Election Day, or may contact our office for additional voting options.
- Voter Registration is available online or by mail only, there is no in person voter registration.
How do you make sure you receive a ballot?
- Make sure you are registered to vote, go to www.Vote.Utah.gov.
- Make sure your party affiliation will allow you to vote the ballot you want to receive.
- To receive the Democratic Ballot, you must be registered with the Democratic Party, or be Unaffiliated and have requested the Democratic Ballot. There is only a Democratic Primary in the 1st Congressional District.
- To receive the Republican Ballot, you must be registered with the Republican Party.
How do you return your ballot?
- All ballots are delivered with a business reply "postage paid" return envelope and may be returned using the United States Postal Service. It is recommended that ballots be mailed back no later than Friday June 26th, this will help ensure they are postmarked no later than Election Day.
- Drop boxes are available at all city offices, during regular business hours, through Monday June 29th.
- A drop box is also available at the voting location on Election Day until 8 p.m.
Call us at (801) 451-3508