In Salt Lake County, approximately 34% of the total number of voter records are private or withheld. Information about private and withheld voters cannot be disclosed to the public.
However, County Clerks can do more to bolster transparency, accountability, and trust with citizens while also respecting the privacy of these records. It is crucial to implement a predetermined, transparent process to verify the accuracy of private and withheld voter records. Here are some first steps:
The goal of these measures is to develop a plan to improve the accuracy of voter records. The plan features bi-annual progress reports that will be available and presented to the public. This is a great opportunity for citizens to comment and ask their questions.