Weber County, UT - 2018 Clearinghouse Award Winner
Outstanding Innovations in Elections
For “Winning in Weber,” a program to engage students, veterans, teens, seniors, individuals with disabilities, and children in the electoral process.
The Weber County Elections Office won for its “Winning in Weber” program to engage students, veterans, teens, seniors, individuals with disabilities, and children in the electoral process. Sample programs include engaging students at Weber State University in the elections process, providing civic lessons for students at local public and private schools, leading story hour readings and discussions for children and being the first county in Utah to sponsor the Vote in Honor of a Veteran Program. The innovative election administration efforts of working closely with voters and future voters offers outstanding service to Weber County. In addition, the Weber elections office has extensive knowledge in election security, provides technical support and best practice advice to election officials in other counties, and fosters collaborative relationships with advocates who support underrepresented populations.