Utah Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements:

  • Statutes and Referenda – 10% of the votes for Governor from the last election.
  • Local I&R for all Cities and Towns – Population determines the signature requirements -10,001 – 25,000: 12.5%; 2,501 – 10,000: 15%; 501 – 2,500: 20%; 251 – 500: 15%; 1-250: 30%;
  • Nomination: U.S. Senate and U.S. House – Partisan Candidates $1,350 filing fee. Minor Parities – 1000 signatures of Utah voters. State Legislature – Partisan Candidates – Small Filing Fee – Minor Parties – 300 signatures of Utah Voters
  • Deadlines: Local I&R 361 days Maximum. Signatures must be turned in before April 15th before the next General Election. Referenda signatures must be submitted 45 days before the next general election.

Title 20, Chapter 7 provides details on Statewide Initiative Statutes and Referenda

Article XI, Section 5 of the Utah Constitution provides Utah citizens the rights to local I&R

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

Utah at Ballotpedia

Utah at Citizens in Charge

Utah at Recall the Rogues