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HelloThis is Samuel. Generally, a “Voting interest” means the voting rights distributed to the members of the homeowners’ association, pursuant to the governing documents. And most HOA will grant that voting interest to those persons who are on the Deed of the property. I suggest that because each person on the Deed are individual property owners, it is most prudent to design your Bylaws to allow each person on the Deed a vote. So if it is a husband and wife on the Deed they are indeed the homeowners and should have a separate and individual vote.
Here is the LINK to the UTAH CODE Title 57 Chapter 8A which governs community associations such as a HOA. And so you can review it and it does not appear to cover the definition of Voting Interest but does allow the HOA the latitude and discretion on how to address that issue.