Election 2012 Archive

Partisanship Top Concern Among Voters

A new report studies the links between rising political partisanship and declining voter turnout in Utah. And it’s a major concern for

Politics Up Close: Millcreek Incorporation Debate, Senator Orrin Hatch

This fall, Millcreek voters will decide if the east-side suburb should remain a township or incorporate as the county’s 17th city. What

NRCC Shells Out Ad Money to Beat Matheson

How much is defeating Democratic Utah Congressman Jim Matheson worth to the National Republican Congressional Committee? At least a million dollars or

Early Voting for Primary Starts Today

Today marks the beginning of early voting across the state for the June 26 primary election. Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen

Gay Presidential Candidate to Appear on Utah Ballot

Five Republican presidential candidates will appear on the ballot during Utah’s primary election later this month, one of them, the nation’s first

Politics Up Close: State Auditor Auston Johnson, GOP Mayoral Debate Highlights

Auston Johnson has been Utah’s State Auditor for the past 17 years, and as he runs for re-election this cycle, is touting

Leavitt’s Role in Romney Campaign Swiftly Attracts Criticism

The presidential race has been buzzing this week over a well-known Utah politician who’s stayed in the political sphere since leaving office.

Wimmer Takes Job in Nevada

Former State Representative and Republican Congressional candidate Carl Wimmer is taking his political aspirations to the Silver State. Wimmer announced today he’s

Politics Up Close: Senate Candidate Dan Liljenquist, County Council Hopeful Joe Demma

Former Republican State Senator Dan Liljenquist was counting on a strong showing in the GOP caucus meetings this spring to knock off

“No Labels” for Huntsman

More than 60,000 people called in this week to hear a message from a group calling itself No Labels, bemoaning the lack