The County Clerk manages elections, candidates and voters, including registration information and polling locations.

Tooele County Is Voting by Mail

Due to current conditions related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, jurisdictions nationwide are beginning to adopt vote by mail as an option. Click on the link below for more information.

Voter Qualifications

Voter Registration is open to all Tooele County residents that are:

  • Citizens of the United States
  • Residents of Utah for at Least 30 days prior to Election Day
  • At least 18 years old on the day of the election
  • Residing at the address where they are registering

Registration Deadlines

By Mail Registration Deadline
Voter registration forms must be postmarked at least 30 days before an election in order to be eligible to vote in the upcoming election.

In-Person Registration and Online Registration Deadlines
For the November 2020 General Election, the last day to register will be October 23, 2020. This includes in-person (by appointment only) and On-line Registration. There will be registration and address changes on election day.

Information About Your Voter Registration

Online Voter Registration

Register to vote online at vote.utah.gov.

Register to Vote Online by October 23

When to Re-register

Voter registration is valid for life, unless you

  • Move
  • Change your name, or
  • Wish to affiliate with a different party or
  • Your record is made inactive if you don’t vote in 2 general elections

Absentee Voting

Tooele County is a “Vote By Mail” County, which means that every voter who is registered will be mailed a ballot. Voted ballots must be postmarked no later than November 2, 2020 in order to count in the General Election. If you do not want to mail your voted ballot, you may drop your ballot in any of our Ballot Drop Boxes. To see a list of Ballot Drop Boxes please click on the above tab “Where do I vote?“.

If you will be out of town for the election, you can fill out a “Voter Alternate Address Request Form” to have your ballot sent. If you already have an alternate address on file with us there is no need to fill out the new form.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the legislature has passed some important changes to the election procedures in SB 6007. This election there will be outdoor Early Voting and one outdoor In-Person Polling Locations. These will be limited to special situations.

Check Your Registration

To ensure you receive a ballot, make sure you are registered and your mailing address is up to date.  Please visit vote.utah.gov to determine if you are registered, or to check that your voter registration is current.

Contact Your Legislature

Elected officials for Tooele County – 2019

2020 FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE DEADLINES

All partisan candidates must report contributions and expenditures according to the chart below:

Report NameDue DateReport Includes All Transactions BetweenPenalty for Late Report
General Election ReportOctober 27, 2020July 30, 2020 –
October 22, 2020
$100 fine and potential disqualification from election
Post – General Election ReportDecember 3, 2021October 23, 2020 – December 31, 2020$100 fine

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR CANDIDATE PROFILE

The Lieutenant Governor’s Office provides candidates with the opportunity to submit a candidate profile for the website, VOTE.UTAH.GOV. Your profile includes biographical information, a picture, and a short statement.

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY PROFILE?

  1. Visit the website, VOTE.UTAH.GOV. Select the button “Resources for Candidates, Political Groups and & Parties” at the bottom of the page.
  2. After being directed to a new page, select the option “Submit candidate profile.”
  3. You will be directed to the UtahID portal. If you do not have a UtahID account, you must create one to proceed. If you already have a UtahID account, simply log into your account.
  4. After creating your UtahID account, you will be prompted for a PIN number. To obtain a PIN number, select your name in the dropdown menu then check your email.
  5. After selecting your name in the dropdown menu, you will receive an email with your PIN number. Your PIN number will be sent to the email address that you provided on your declaration of candidacy. It will not be sent to the email address of your UtahID account.
  6. After receiving your PIN number, enter it into the website and click “Submit.”
  7. After entering your PIN number, the website will prompt you to enter your candidate profile. After you are completed, click “Submit for Approval.” You have the ability to save and edit your profile before the deadline.

WHEN CAN I SUBMIT MY PROFILE?

  • General Election Candidates
    September 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm (Mountain Time)

Please note that these deadlines are established by law. As a result, late submissions and edits cannot be accepted.

Do you need assistance with your candidate profile? Contact the Utah Lieutenant Governor’s Office at
(801) 538-1041 or elections@utah.gov. Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (state and national holidays excluded.

For Candidates

Placement of Campaign Signs

2020 General Election

General Election – November 3, 2020

Arguments

Judicial Judge Information

The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission offers three ways for voters to get information about judges in 2020:

  1. Information about judges may be found at our general website: https://judges.utah.gov/.
  2. A county-specific listing of judges is also available here: https://judges.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2020/09/Tooele-County-Judge-Overview.pdf
  3. And finally, a printable version of the county-specific listing is available here: https://judges.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2020/09/Tooele-County-Judge-Overview-Printer-Friendly.pdf

Financial Disclosure Information

Tooele County Council – District #1
Sarah M. Patino
Scott Wardle
Shawn Milne

Local School Board – District #1
Albert G. Bottema
Robert H. Gowans
Sandy K. Critchlow

Election Security

Election Security

We receive a number of questions about how we keep our elections safe in the State of Utah. Check out this video, and as always if you have a question about elections, reach out to your County Clerk/Auditor.

Posted by Davis County Clerk/Auditor on Monday, June 15, 2020

Get Involved

Tooele County election officials depend on reliable, dedicated teams of poll workers to make every Election Day run smoothly. Poll workers are essential to ensuring that the elections are a success. Becoming a poll worker is one of the most rewarding ways citizens can become involved in the election process.

Council District Maps

The division of the county into council districts is required by the change in county government approved by voters in the November 2018 election. Click on the link below to view the maps.
Council District Maps

Precinct Maps

Interactive Voter Map
Follow the link and type your address in the “Enter address” field.

Mobile Polling Locations

There will be no in-person polling locations for the 2020 General Election, only a mobile polling location at the Deseret Peak Complex from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Election Day, November 3, 2020. This location is specifically for the disabled, people who did not receive a ballot in the mail whose information is correct, or other emergencies, however, everyone is welcome. There will be signs showing you where to go to pick up your ballot. It will be exactly like the one you received in the mail. There will be a place you can park your car to fill out your ballot and then drop if off in a ballot drop box as you exit the property. We’re calling it “Take Out Voting”! You stay safe and so do your poll workers! There will also be Early Voting at the same location on October 22, 23, 29 and 30 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day.

2020 General Election Drive Through Voting at Deseret Peak Complex
Click on the Map to Enlarge

Early Voting

Please make sure to bring your valid voter ID.

October 22, 23, 29, 30 – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day

There will be no in-person Early Voting locations for the November 3, 2020 General Election, only a mobile polling location at the Deseret Peak Complex. Again, you will receive a paper ballot, exactly like you received in the mail. There will be a place you can sit in your car and fill out your ballot and then drop it off in a ballot drop box located on the property.

Ballot Drop Box Maps

Redistricting Maps

For printed copies of maps, map options and cost, please contact Bret Beede, Tooele County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department.

Email: Bret Beede