Utah - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State

UTAH

Utah.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: open
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: closed
  • Democratic Presidential primary: open
  • Republican Presidential primary: closed

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • Voters may or may not choose to affiliate with a political party.

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • The Democratic Party allows party members and unaffiliated voters to participate in their primaries. Voting in the Democratic Primary does not alter unaffiliated status.
  • Only registered Republicans are allowed to participate in the Republican primary.
  • Registration closes 8 days before the primary election.
  • Utah has passed same day voter legislation, however the system has not be fully implemented.