Voter Record Privacy Notice

General Voter Privacy

Voter records (lists) are considered public record and are available to upon request. The following fields are protected and are not released to any one requesting a general voter list: Social Security Number, Driver’s License number, Utah ID number, email address, full date of birth, and your signature.

Private Voters

Voters may choose to have their record made private. The record of a private voter is not available to the general public, but can be obtained by governmental entities, political parties and candidates. This includes their contractors, employees, and volunteers and must be used in accordance with the requirements of the law. The following fields are protected and are not released to any one requesting a list containing private voters: Social Security Number, Driver’s License number, Utah ID number, email address, day and month of birth, and your signature.

A voter may change their private voter status at any time by going to voter.utah.gov and completing the “Withhold Your Voter Registration Information” section of the registration form.

Withheld Voters

A voter may request that all information on your voter registration records be withheld from all political parties, candidates for public office, and their contractors, employees, and volunteers, by submitting a withholding request form, and any required verification, with this registration form, or to the Office of the Utah Lieutenant Governor or a county clerk.

Who can submit a withholding request form?

  • - A person who is a victim, or is likely to be victim, of domestic violence or dating violence
  • - Law enforcement officers
  • - Individuals protected by protective or protection orders
  • - Members of the armed forces
  • - Public figures who have a higher safety risk due to their celebrity status or prominent position (does not include elected officials)
  • - A person who resides with a person described in the bullet points above.

Information within a withheld voter list cannot be requested and given out to the public, political parties, candidates, organizations, etc. This list also contains voters whose record was privatized prior to May of 2020.