Election 2012 Archive

Independent/Third-Party Congressional Candidates Debate Political System at City Library

Five independent and third-party candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate offered their thoughts about the U.S. political system

Politics Up Close: Gubernatorial Candidate Peter Cooke, Rep. Derek Brown

We talk with Democratic Gubernatorial nominee Peter Cooke, who just wrapped up his final debate with Republican Governor Gary Herbert. Then we

Chaffetz Takes on Administration Over Libya

Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz became the face of the Republican Party on national security issues this week as he sparred with the

Leavitt Stays Busy Behind Scenes of Romney Campaign

While presidential candidate Mitt Romney enjoyed what most pundits consider to be a superior debate performance this week, former Utah Governor Mike

SL County Mayoral Hopefuls Differ on Education Plans

Utah’s education system is run by the legislature, the state school board, the state superintendent as well as elected representatives in each

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Says More Needs to be Done to Save Hill Air Force Base

As the November election inches closer, one Utah candidate wants voters to think about the state's long-term economic future when they go

CityViews 10/03/12: “Escape from Camp 14”/”Your Land/My Land: Election ‘12″

  Segment 1: “Escape from Camp 14” tells the story of the only person to have been born and raised in a

Johnson Brings Libertarian Message in Presidential Race to Salt Lake City

Utahns and voters across the nation will have more than two choices when they vote for president on November 6. And one

Reid Says Romney Isn’t the “Face of Mormonism”

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is “not the face of Mormonism,” according to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who is perhaps

Politics Up Close: Senate Candidate Brian Shiozawa, The Tribune’s Thomas Burr

Today on the show, we talked with Utah Senate Candidate Dr. Brian Shiozawa, the Republican nominee in District 8 including Cottonwood Heights,