Thanks to our city recorder, Janene Weiss for this reminder: Utah County will hold General Elections on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. The ballot will include races for: President, US Senate, and US House, Governor, Attorney General, State Auditor, State Treasurer, State Senate Candidates, State House of Representatives Candidates, Utah County Commission Candidates, State and Local School Board Candidates, State and Local Judicial Retention, and constitutional amendments.
To view voting information that is specific to you, visit vote.utah.gov, enter your address, and click on “Sample Ballot, Profiles, Issues.” You will be able to view candidate profiles, learn more about the each issue, and view a sample ballot. If you have further questions regarding voting information contact the Utah County Election Office at 801-851-8128
Get out and vote early! Early voting begins 14 days before election. All early voting will take place at the Provo City Recreation Center (320 W 500 N) in the lounge on the east side of the building – Tuesday, October 25 through Friday, October 28 and Monday, October 31 through Friday, November 4. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday (close by 5 pm on 11/4). Click here for more information about early voting locations and times.
Register to Vote
You must submit the voter registration form, before the registration deadline to the address shown below.
Utah County Clerk, Elections Office
100 East Center Street, Rm 3100
Provo, Utah 84606
The last day to register through the mail was October 11, 2016, but you can still register to vote at the Clerk’s Office, or online by November 1, 2016.
Simply visit the Online Voter Registration website to find out more. You need to have a current Utah Driver’s License or ID Card in order to register using the online system. Your Online Voter Registration must be submitted 7 days prior to the upcoming election to be eligible to vote in that election, however, you will not be eligible for Early Voting unless you register 15 days or more prior to that election.
If you want to register online to vote, your address must match the address on file with the Driver License Division (DLD). If your address with the DLD is not current, you may update that online at their website by clicking here. This must be done before submitting your online voter registration. After updating your address please allow 24 hours before returning to register to vote online.
If your address is not current with DLD you may still use the online voter registration system, but you will be required to print the form, sign it and mail it in.
Where do I vote for the General Election?
To find your polling location please go to maps.provo.org, type your address in the upper left hand corner, and click on the “My Polling Place” link. Election day polling locations will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. These are the same polling locations that Utah County used in 2014:
|Precinct||–Polling Location||Precinct||–Polling Location|
|PR01||Utah County Health & Justice Bldg||PR26||Centennial Middle School|
|PR02||Spring Creek Elementary||PR27||Freedom Academy|
|PR03||Spring Creek Elementary||PR28||Larry H. Miller Dodge|
|PR04||UC Historic Courthouse (Rotunda)||PR29||Larry H. Miller Dodge|
|PR05||Provost Elementary||PR30||Centennial Middle School|
|PR06||UC Historic Courthouse (Rotunda)||PR31||Freedom Academy|
|PR07||Provo City Library – RM 201||PR32||Larry H. Miller Dodge|
|PR08||BYU Conference Center||PR33||BYU Conference Center|
|PR09||Provo Peaks Elementary||PR34||Provo Recreation Center|
|PR10||Provo City Library – RM 213||PR35||Amelia Earhart Elementary|
|PR11||Wasatch Elementary||PR36||Wasatch Elementary|
|PR12||Provo Peaks Elementary (Farrer)||PR37||Centennial Middle School|
|PR13||Westridge Elementary||PR38||BYU Conference Center|
|PR14||Provo City Center||PR39||Timpview High School|
|PR15||Canyon Crest Elementary||PR40||Timpview High School|
|PR16||Edgemont Elementary||PR41||Edgemont Elementary|
|PR17||Provo City Center||PR42||Canyon Crest Elementary|
|PR18||Amelia Earhart Elementary||PR43||Provo City Center|
|PR19||Lakeview Elementary||PR44||Provo City Center|
|PR20||Lakeview Elementary||PR45||Provost Elementary|
|PR21||Independence High School|
|PR22||Dixon Middle School|
|PR23||Independence High School|
Absentee | Vote by Mail
Any registered voter who wishes to vote an absentee ballot must request an application. The completed application must be received in the office no later than the Thursday before Election Day. A ballot will be mailed to the address you specify on your application when they become available (usually 21 days before Election Day).
If the applicant is in the military or overseas, then it must be in our office no later than the Thursday before Election Day. A military or overseas voter is one who has an APO, FPO, or a foreign address. This does NOT include Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa or other American territories for they have USPS addresses.
Please allow plenty of time for mailing, especially if you will be in another state or foreign country. Please be aware that the returned ballot must be postmarked no later than the day before election day.
If you would like to request an absentee ballot, click here to the application form and mail or bring it to:
Utah County Administration Building
100 East Center Street
Provo, Utah 84606