2022 Utah Code
Title 20A - Election Code
Chapter 5 - Election Administration
Part 6 - Poll Workers
Section 602 - Appointment of poll workers in elections where candidates are not distinguished by registered political parties.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 20A-5-602 (2022)
Effective 5/12/2020
20A-5-602. Appointment of poll workers in elections where candidates are not distinguished by registered political parties.
  • (1)
    • (a) This section governs appointment of poll workers in elections where candidates are not distinguished by registered political parties.
    • (b) An election officer shall appoint the poll worker at least 15 days before the date of the local election.
  • (2)
    • (a) The election officer shall appoint, or provide for the appointment of, at least three poll workers as follows:
      • (i) three registered voters; or
      • (ii) two registered voters, one of whom is at least 21 years old, and one individual who is 16 or 17 years old.
    • (b) The election officer may appoint additional poll workers to serve in the polling place as needed.
  • (3) The election officer may not appoint any candidate's parent, sibling, spouse, child, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, or son-in-law to serve as a poll worker at a polling place where the candidate appears on the ballot.
  • (4)
    • (a) The clerk shall compensate poll workers for their services.
    • (b) The clerk of a municipality or local district may not compensate poll workers at a rate higher than that paid by the county to the county's poll workers.


Amended by Chapter 31, 2020 General Session
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