VOTE! It’s Election Day.

November 7th, 2017|Action of the Day|0 Comments

The day has finally come for our municipal elections, non-partisan elections held across the state to decide positions across city governments such as mayors, city council members, school board representatives and special service district officials (like water, sewer and parks & rec). Different counties have different voting procedures, so be sure to follow the rules and deadlines in your areas for voting.

Haven’t voted yet?

Find out where your polling place by going to or by calling your County Clerk now. Polling places are open from 7a to 8p today, so make sure to fit a trip to cast your vote!

Already voted?

There’s still work to do!

  • Spread the word to friends and family by SHARING this by email and social media.
  • Offer a ride to get someone else to the polls.
  • Get ready for 2018 elections by volunteering to help a candidate you like, donating to political campaigns, volunteering for a voter registration drive, volunteering to collect signatures for ballot initiatives or signing petitions for those measures. Here are a few links to get you started:

2018 Potential Ballot Measures

Better Boundaries – Instating an independent redistricting commission to decide on district lines in 2020 and beyond.
County My Vote – Eliminating the Caucus/Convention elections system to give more power to the voters.
Our Schools Now – Increasing personal income tax by a small percentage to fund schools by an additional $750 million per year.
Medical Marijuana – Permitting medical use of marijuana to treat a limited number of medical conditions.
Utah Decides Healthcare – Expanding Medicaid and CHIP for tens of thousands of Utahns who currently fall in the health insurance gap

Voter Registration & Education Efforts

Voterise – Increasing voter registration and turnout among 18-29 year olds
Utah League of Women Voters – Promoting and protecting voter engagement, studying the issues and advocating for legislation

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