2022 Utah Code
Title 20A - Election Code
Chapter 6 - Ballot Form
Part 1 - General Requirements for All Ballots
Section 102 - General requirements for machine counted ballots.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 20A-6-102 (2022)
Effective 5/12/2020
20A-6-102. General requirements for machine counted ballots.
  • (1) An election officer shall ensure that ballots are printed:
    • (a) to a size and arrangement that fits the construction of the ballot counting device; and
    • (b) in plain, clear type in black ink on clear white stock; or
    • (c) in plain, clear type in black ink on stock of different colors if it is necessary to:
      • (i) identify different ballots or parts of the ballot; or
      • (ii) differentiate between political parties.
  • (2) For a race in which a voter is authorized to cast a write-in vote and in which a write-in candidate is qualified under Section 20A-9-601, the election officer shall include a space on the ticket for a write-in candidate immediately following the last candidate listed on that ticket.
  • (3) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section, the election officer may authorize any ballots that are to be counted by means of electronic or electromechanical devices to be printed to a size, layout, texture, and in any type of ink or combination of inks that will be suitable for use in the counting devices in which they are intended to be placed.

Amended by Chapter 31, 2020 General Session
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