2019 Municipal Election Information

Alternative Voting Methods Pilot Project

In 2018, the Utah Legislature enacted the Municipal Alternative Voting Methods Pilot Project, which allows a municipality to adopt instant runoff voting (also known as "ranked choice voting").  The following municipalities have officially indicated that they will participate in the pilot project for the 2019 municipal election cycle:
  • Cottonwood Heights
  • Lehi
  • Payson
  • Salem
  • Vineyard
  • West Jordan

 

Important Dates & Deadlines*

PRIMARY ELECTION

  • June 2, 2019 - June 7, 2019: Declaration of candidacy period.
  • June 28, 2019: Ballots are transmitted to overseas and military (UOCAVA) voters.
  • July 15, 2019: Last day to mail a paper voter registration form.
  • July 23, 2019: Mail ballots are sent to voters.
  • July 30, 2019: In-person early voting begins.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at an early polling location. Early voting may not be available in certain municipalities.
  • August 6, 2019: Last day to request a mail ballot and register to vote online or at the county clerk's office.
  • August 9, 2019: In-person early voting ends.
  • August 13, 2019: Municipal Primary Election.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at a polling location. 

 

GENERAL ELECTION

  • September 6, 2019: Last day to declare write-in candidacy.
  • September 20, 2019: Ballots are transmitted to overseas and military (UOCAVA) voters.
  • October 7, 2019: Last day to mail a paper voter registration form.
  • October 15, 2019: Mail ballots are sent to voters.
  • October 22, 2019: In-person early voting begins.  Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at an early polling location. Early voting may not be available in certain municipalities.
  • October 29, 2019: Last day to request a mail ballot and register to vote online or at the county clerk's office.
  • November 1, 2019: In-person early voting ends.
  • November 5, 2019:  Municipal General Election. Voters may register to vote with a provisional ballot at a polling location. 

 

*Dates and deadlines are subject to change due to the 2019 Legislative Session.