Election Laws and Regulations


 

 

In 2009, the requirement to show proper identification was implemented. 

ALL VOTERS MUST PROVIDE PROPER IDENTIFICATION 
BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO CAST A BALLOT!

Acceptable Forms of Valid Voter Identification (Required to Vote in Person)
20A-1-102 (76) "Valid voter identification" means:
(a) a form of identification that bears the name and photograph of the voter which may include:
     (i) a currently valid Utah driver license;
     (ii) a currently valid identification card that is issued by:
           (A) the state; or (B) a branch, department, or agency of the United States; 
     (iii) a currently valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon;
     (iv) a currently valid United States passport; or
     (v) a valid tribal identification card, whether or not the card includes a photograph of the voter;
 
(b) two forms of identification that bear the name of the voter and provide evidence that the voter resides
in the voting precinct, which may include: 
     (i) a current utility bill or a legible copy thereof, dated within the 90 days before the election;
     (ii) a bank or other financial account statement, or a legible copy thereof;
     (iii) a certified birth certificate;
     (iv) a valid Social Security card; 
     (v) a check issued by the state or the federal government or a legible copy thereof;
     (vi) a paycheck from the voter's employer, or a legible copy thereof;
     (vii) a currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license;
     (viii) a currently valid United States military identification card; 
     (ix) certified naturalization documentation;
     (x) a currently valid license issued by an authorized agency of the United States;
     (xi) a certified copy of court records showing the voter's adoption or name change;
     (xii) a Bureau of Indian Affairs card;
     (xiii) a tribal treaty card; 
     (xiv) a valid Medicaid card, Medicare card, or Electronic Benefits Transfer Card;
     (xv) a currently valid identification card issued by:
          (A) a local government within the state; 
          (B) an employer for an employee; or
          (C) a college, university, technical school, or professional school located within the state;
     (xvi) a current Utah vehicle registration; or 
     (xvii) a form of identification listed in Subsection (76)(a) that does not contain a photograph, but
establishes the name of the voter and provides evidence that the voter resides in the voting precinct,
if at least one other form of identification listed in Subsection (76)(b)(i) through (xv) is also presented.

For Federal rules and regulations click here