Utah Thrives — Increasing Utah’s Voter Turnout

Written by: Dan Bammes

Podcast Logo (small)Utah once had an enviable voter turnout rate, but that’s dropped into a range among the lowest in the country in some recent elections. The research report Voting in Utah: Analyzing Current Practices and Future Options for Utah Voters, published in December, looked at some of the reasons for that as well as possible solutions. In this edition of Utah Thrives, we’ll hear from Utah Foundation Research Analyst Mallory Bateman, Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen and Carol McNamara, director of the Olene Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service at Weber State University on how they see the question of improving participation in Utah’s upcoming elections.

Comments are closed.