Tue, 31 Oct 2017
SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 31, 2017) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has announced the appointments of Kirsten Rappleye as chief of staff of the Office of the Lt. Governor and Justin Lee as director of elections for the Utah Elections Office.
SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 11, 2017) - Utah municipal and special primary elections will be held on Tues., August 15, 2017. While Utah and Wasatch counties have experienced certain setbacks related to by-mail balloting, the Utah Elections Office has worked closely with both counties to identify the issues at hand and to develop timely solutions. Attached are responses to frequently asked questions, which aim to clarify specific solutions for each county.
Thu, 03 Aug 2017
SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 2, 2017) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has released the following statement in response to the Memorandum Decision and Order Granting Plaintiffs? Motion for Preliminary Injunction for Case No. 2:17-cv-00655-DN-PMW, United Utah Party v. Spencer J. Cox:
Utah Lt. Governor's Office to Host Public Demonstration of New Voting Equipment Under Consideration for Purchase
Tue, 01 Aug 2017
Five Voting Equipment manufacturers responded to a recent Request for Proposal issued by the Lt. Governor's Office for a statewide cooperative contract to purchase new voting equipment for use by Utahns in upcoming elections. This equipment is under consideration for purchase as part of a coordinated effort to replace aging voting equipment statewide.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Voting equipment from 5 companies is currently under consideration. We welcome you to test the equipment and give us your feedback
Statement from Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox regarding the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity:
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Ensuring the integrity of the election process is the highest priority of my office. There has been no evidence of mass voter fraud in Utah and we look forward to helping the federal government better understand the steps we have taken to ensure the security and validity of Utah's elections.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 7, 2016) - The Utah Elections Office is reminding voters to submit ballots to local polling locations, their county clerk?s office, or a designated drop box in their county by no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day (Nov. 8, 2016).
Thu, 06 Oct 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 6, 2016) - The Utah Elections Office will send 950,000 election postcards to Utah households this week inviting voters to visit vote.utah.gov to view the 2016 Voter Information Pamphlet. The pamphlet includes information about candidates, proposed constitutional amendments, judicial retention information and how to vote in the upcoming election.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (August 3, 2016) - At the request of Melvin Brown, the Utah Elections Office conducted an official recount of ballots for the primary election in Utah House District 53. After a careful review of ballots, candidate Logan Wilde received a total of 2492 votes and candidate Melvin Brown received a total of 2483 votes. The recount resulted in a total of one additional vote for Melvin Brown and two additional votes for Logan Wilde.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (July 15, 2016) - Allegations of misconduct were recently raised related to the county commission primary race in Wayne County. If proven to be accurate these allegations may have impacted the final outcome of the election.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (July 7, 2016) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has announced changes to his office staff.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (June 21, 2016) - Utahns have until midnight to register to vote in the upcoming primary election. More than 10 percent of registered voters have already cast ballots with approximately 130,000 ballots submitted to county clerks.
Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox joins NBC?s Andrea Mitchell to discuss his recent speech at a Orlando shooting vigil that has now gone viral on social media.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016
Speech delivered by Utah Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox on 6/13/16 to the Salt Lake City Candlelight vigil for the Orlando mass shooting victims.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (April 29, 2016) - Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned, user-friendly, notary public website. The site features interactive resources such as; easy to access notary information, learning tools and a "find a notary" search engine.Notary.utah.gov is designed to assist people interested in Utah notary information, becoming a Notary Public, or renewing their commission.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
SALT LAKE CITY (Jan, 19, 2016) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox issued the following memo offering clarification to voters and candidates:
Former Lt. Governor Greg Bell Selected As Neutral Party to Facilitate Settlement & Mediation in Utah Republican Party v. Governor Herbert
Wed, 23 Sep 2015
SALT LAKE CITY Sept. 22, 2015 - The Utah Office of the Attorney General today announced that the State of Utah, the Utah Republican Party and the Constitution Party of Utah have jointly selected former Lt. Governor Greg Bell as the neutral party to facilitate discussions in the Utah Republican Party v. Governor Herbert lawsuit.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
SALT LAKE CITY - In a discussion today with Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox, Utah County officials have agreed to allow all county voters to cast only one ballot in the upcoming November election. Previously, election officials considered requiring voters in the five all vote-by-mail cities to also hold a separate in-person election for the county-wide ballot proposition.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (July 2, 2015) - The State Election Office released the following statement in response to a pending initiative application titled "Utah Term Limits for Appointed Executive Officials Act"
Fri, 12 Jun 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2015) - Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox issued the following statement regarding the hate crime investigated in Delta, Utah:
Thu, 21 May 2015
SALT LAKE CITY - The Governor's Office of Energy Development and Chevron will launch the Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship Program to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational opportunities for Utah students. The new energy education and workforce development program is aligned with the state's existing STEM curriculum.
Tue, 12 May 2015
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is making a name for himself as a politician whose name few people know, he told students with good humor Friday during Dixie State University's 104th commencement exercises.
The third-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign starts at midnight. The 24-hour initiative seeks to raise $2 million for some 500 Utah nonprofit organizations and schools. Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox speaks with the University of Utah mascot Swoop at the kickoff event for Love Utah Give Utah at the Capitol in Salt Lake City Friday, March 6, 2015.
SALT LAKE CITY ? New technology is available to Utah information systems that will facilitate faster decision-making and improve management for government and businesses across the state.
SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 30, 2015) ? Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox has challenged members of the Legislature to join him in a contest aimed at improving eating and exercise habits during the legislative session and setting an example to constituents about the benefits of eating right and staying fit.
Lt. Governor Cox, with the help of University of Utah and the Registration Roadies, will kick off the 2014 Road to Registration Tour, a new awareness campaign aimed at encouraging young Utahns to register, and ultimately, vote in the 2014 election.
Jul 22 2014
SALT LAKE CITY ? Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is taking steps to keep Utah at the forefront of voting accessibility and convenience, announcing today the formation of the iVote Advisory Committee. The committee will consist of state legislators and county clerks, as well as technology and security specialists, and will explore the possibility of expanding electronic voting to more voters throughout the state.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014
FAIRVIEW ? Spencer Cox once turned down Harvard for a less glamorous school and walked away from a lucrative job with a law firm to move back to his boyhood farm. So maybe we shouldn?t be surprised that he came within minutes of turning down an offer to be Utah?s lieutenant governor.
Lt. Governor Makes Decision on Attorney General Investigation Determines statutory remedy has already been accomplished
Nov 27 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - Today Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox made his decision that formal civil action is not necessary under the governing statute with the Election Office's investigation of Attorney General John Swallow.
SALT LAKE CITY - Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox will host media access time to comment on his decision of how to proceed with the Election Office's investigation of Attorney General John Swallow.
Oct 16 2013
SALT LAKE CITY ? The Utah State Senate just confirmed State Representative Spencer J. Cox (R ? Dist. 58) as the eighth lieutenant governor of Utah. Cox was appointed by Governor Gary R. Herbert on Oct. 8 to replace outgoing Lt. Governor Greg Bell.
Oct 08 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - Today Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert named State Representative Spencer J. Cox (R - Dist. 58) of Fairview to replace Greg Bell as lieutenant governor. The Governor doesn't expect the administration to miss a beat in this historic transition.
Sep 16 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Lt. Governor Greg Bell announced this morning he is stepping down as Utah's seventh lieutenant governor. After four years in his present post and 23 years in public service, Bell has decided to return to the private sector.
Apr 08 2013
Recognized for work on campaigns for Utah Lt. Governor's Office, Salt Lake County Mayoral race...
Feb 12 2013
Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell will award Salt Lake Community College with "Utah's Election Campus Cup," Wednesday, February 13, 2013. This trophy recognizes their efforts to promote voter registration and education among students. The presentation will take place at 11:00 a.m. in the Student Events Center at SLCC's Redwood Road Campus in Taylorsville, Utah.
AG Lands Transfer HB148, AG Lands Transfer HB148 Supplemental
SALT LAKE CITY - Today is National Voter Registration Day, and with Election Day just 42 days away, the Utah Lt. Governor's Office is launching its mass media campaign to encourage all eligible Utahns to register to vote and become informed voters.
Utah recognized for extraordinary efforts to protect the voting rights of service members and their families.
Salt Lake City - Today Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell announced the launch of the "Find My Caucus Location" tool on vote.utah.gov. The caucus location tool displays the date, time, and location of each participating political party's neighborhood caucus meeting by voting precinct.
Feb 08 2012
KEARNS, UTAH - In front of what has been called the fastest ice in the world and the athletes who train on it, Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker joined other Utah officials and Olympic VIPs to announce the formation of an exploratory committee to consider a bid for the 2022 or 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.