Utah Voting Registers

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To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Utah.  
 
To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Utah.  
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It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html IRAD] depositories.  
 
It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/home.html IRAD] depositories.  
  
Additional resources for Utah voting records may be found in the {{FHL|473656|subject_id|disp=Illinois-Voting Registers}} topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at [http://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers]. Also find Utah voting resources available at [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Aillinois+voting+registers&qt=advanced&dblist=638 many libraries (WorldCat)]. Explore how to search [[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]] and the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|FHLC]].  
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Additional resources for Utah voting records may be found in the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/6348?availability=Family%20History%20Library Utah-Voting Registers] topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at [http://www.familysearch.org/locations Family History Centers]. Also find Utah voting resources available at [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Aillinois+voting+registers&qt=advanced&dblist=638 many libraries (WorldCat)]. Explore how to search [[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]] and the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|FHLC]].  
  
 
=== Published Records  ===
 
=== Published Records  ===
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Voting records that are found in FamilySearch:  
 
Voting records that are found in FamilySearch:  
  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/6348?availability=Family%20History%20Library Salt Lake City, Utah, road tax lists, 1854-1861; poll tax lists]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/6348?availability=Family%20History%20Library Salt Lake City, Utah, road tax lists, 1854-1861; poll tax lists]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/382999?availability=Family%20History%20Library Official register of voting district no. 14, Malad precinct, Box Elder County, state of Utah : for the general election to be held on the second day of November, 1898, 1909]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/382999?availability=Family%20History%20Library Official register of voting district no. 14, Malad precinct, Box Elder County, state of Utah : for the general election to be held on the second day of November, 1898, 1909]
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===

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To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Utah.

Researching Utah Voting Records

It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at IRAD depositories.

Additional resources for Utah voting records may be found in the Utah-Voting Registers topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at Family History Centers. Also find Utah voting resources available at many libraries (WorldCat). Explore how to search WorldCat and the FHLC.

Published Records

Voting records that are found in FamilySearch:

Web Sites

Ancestry some county records. ($)