Lt. Governor Cox on Election Day

The Utah Elections Office issued a timely reminder on Monday for those that saved their voting for today. First and foremost, do NOT drop your ballot in the mail. Law states that all ballots must be postmarked on November 7th so it’s too late for that approach. Locals will have to physically go to their County Clerk’s office no later than 8:00pm to submit their ballot in time to be counted. Preliminary voting results, including by County, will be posted at www.electionresults.utah.gov. Final election results for all races are required to be certified by County Clerks no later than November 22nd and the Utah State Canvassing Board will certify results at noon on November 28th. The presidential electors will cast their ballots in the official electoral college at noon on December 19th. As of Monday, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox’s Office said voter turnout statewide was at 40.1 percent with 564,235 ballots cast at the time of counting and record high Election Day voting is anticipated. More voter information is available at www.vote.utah.gov.

Image source: http://thinkutah.org/meet-the-panel-lt-governor-spencer-cox/

Image source: http://thinkutah.org/meet-the-panel-lt-governor-spencer-cox/

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