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Ballots headed to mailboxes this week

Oct 18, 2022, 11:45 AM | Updated: 6:14 pm
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FILE- A employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018 in Provo, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY — Be on the lookout, ballots are being mailed starting today. Salt Lake County County Clerk Sherrie Swenson assures voters they can trust ballots have not been tampered with because of their weight.

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According to Swenson, the printers used by the county weigh their ballot packets to make sure nothing was left out, and no extra ballot went in.

“They make sure that they’re assembling those ballot packets and every one of those is that precise,” said Swenson. 

It’s important to note, it has been three weeks since the county sent the list of voters to the printers meaning people could have moved, died, or changed addresses.

If voters don’t see their ballot by next Monday, they are encouraged to reach out to the County Clerk’s Office. 

The 2022 General Election takes place on Tuesday, November 8. 

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