CRUNCH TIME! Register to Vote on Election Day in 8 Counties

01 November 2016 Written by  

With Election Day only 4 days away, VOTERISE STRONGLY RECOMMENDS EARLY VOTING! The shift to vote-by-mail is great, but it’s left us with fewer polling locations. We expect large crowds on Election Day, so please vote early (now thru Nov. 4). 

When You Can Vote

· EARLY: Certain counties permit early voting (Oct 25-Nov 4). See early poll locations: https://vote.utah.gov/vote/app/earlyVoting/index.html

·3 counties (Salt Lake, Kane, and San Pete) allow a person to register (with valid ID)and vote at early polling locations, from now thru November 4 (please share this!)

· ELECTION DAY: Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (mountain time) on Election Day. Find your polling place here (https://vote.utah.gov/vote/menu/index ).

        Download our Cheatsheet on Early Voting and Election Day Locations & Hours!

Where You Can Vote

· Find your polling place here (https://vote.utah.gov/vote/menu/index ).

Registering to Vote

· Online voter registration deadline IS MIDNIGHT November 1! (to register text 'voterise' to 788-683). In general, you should have a valid Utah Driver's License or State ID to register online. Otherwise, you should know the last 4 digits of your social security #. If you use the last 4 of your SS#, you will need to print your registration form and hand deliver it to your County Clerk (https://elections.utah.gov/election-resources/county-clerks ) BY 5:00 pm ON NOV 1. 

· Election-Day registration permitted in 8 counties: Cache, Davis, Kane, Millard, SLC, San Juan, San Pete, Weber.

· Check if you are registered to vote here: https://secure.utah.gov/voterreg/index.html

Voting Early and By Absentee Ballot

· Certain counties permit early voting (October 25-November 4). See early voting locations (https://vote.utah.gov/vote/menu/index ).

· Deadline to request an absentee ballot (https://vote.utah.gov/vote/menu/absentee.html ) is November 3.

Identification Requirements

In order to vote, you will need to present one of following:

· a valid UT Drivers License or state ID;

· UT permit to carry concealed weapon,

· U.S. passport

· U.S. military ID card

· tribal ID card--click here (http://rtvote.com/2dY7Vfw) for additional options

If You Have Moved Within the State (http://rtvote.com/2dY7Vfw )

If You Are in the Military or Are an Overseas Voter (http://rtvote.com/2dY7Vfw )

If You Have a Felony Conviction:

After a felony conviction, the right to vote in Utah is restored when:

1. the felon has been sentenced to probation;

2. the felon is granted parole; or

3. the felon has successfully completed the term of incarceration.

TOP Tools for UTAH Voters

Election Protection Hotline (http://866ourvote.org/ ) (855-OUR-VOTE): for any issues or problems at your polling location, for example: lost absentee ballots, discrimination around the voting process, where is my polling place, etc.
Election Protection Hotline (Ya Es Hora ¡Ve y Vota!) ( En español: (888) 839-8682 (http://veyvota.yaeshora.info/)

ACLU Utah 2016 Utah Voter Empowerment Guide (http://bit.ly/2eSQ3QW )

If you have issues, see ACLU Utah's Utah Voting and Polling Place Complaint Form (http://bit.ly/2eNvl6p)

Disability Law Center's Voting Rights Resources (http://disabilitylawcenter.org/resourcestopic/#voting

Salt Lake County Election Information via Text: Simply text “Salt Lake” to “2Vote” (28683) on your electronic devices, then open the link.

What's on My Ballot?! Tools:

· Official State of Utah Voter Guide (http://bit.ly/2dJPJYD)

· I-side-with voter guide tool--for Utah: https://www.isidewith.com/utah-voter-guide

· League of Women Voters Utah: Voter Guide (http://www.lwvutah.org/2016-voter-guide/2016-voter-guide ). Also see searchable Vote411 guide by national League of Women Voters)

· Equality Utah Voter Guide (http://www.equalityutah.org/resources/voter-guide )

· Ballotpedia's What's On My Ballot Tool, by zip code (https://ballotpedia.org/Main_Page)

· Utah Judges Guide (http://www.voterise.org/images/JudicialCourtCheatSheet2016.pdf )

Diverse Communities Access to Voting

· Votervox (https://www.votervox.org/ ): Get help voting in your language!

· Voto Latino (http://votolatino.org/):

o Downloadable app, “Voter Pal” to register peers.

o Voter information by zip code in Spanish or many languages: http://votolatino.org/voter-information/

· Disability Law Center's Voting Rights Resources: http://disabilitylawcenter.org/resourcestopic/#voting

 

Nationwide Information

Click here (https://www.rockthevote.com/get-informed/elections/ )to get information for your state.

California ballot props haiku: https://cafwd.app.box.com/s/kxtohx72tt36myu6nywlei58b4oi8pfj