Election Tips and Resources

Regardless of election anxiety in its many forms, the day of political reckoning approaches. Several resources are available to voters in the meantime. For those that have already mailed their ballot, visit www.vote.utah.gov and look up if your ballot has been marked as received under the Voter Info/Track Ballot link. Another resource available can be found on the Uintah County website in the form of an informative video clip that explains what happens to a ballot once it is dropped in the mail and security measures taken when voting by mail. Another important piece of information that cannot be emphasized enough is that vote by mail ballots must be postmarked November 7th of before. Those worried about a ballot being postmarked on time are urged to drop off their ballot at the County Clerk’s office. Voters also have the option of voting at a traditional booth at their County building but they will need to bring in the ballot they received in the mail. Anyone who has not received a ballot in the mail are encouraged to call their County Clerk’s office. And finally, the deadline to register to vote is November 1st.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.