2014 Elections

2014 Elections
3:36 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Wharton Wants Third Time To Be A Charm

Sean Wharton in the KPCW Studios

Kamas resident and businessman Sean Wharton is making his third bid for a seat on the County Council. Running for Council Seat E, Wharton says he brings a good work ethic, and a fresh set of eyes doesn't hurt, since the Republican incumbent David Ure has been in the seat for the past six years. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
3:23 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Hendricksen Wants To Lead With R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Credit www.kris4summitsheriff.com

Kris Hendricksen, the Republican candidate for Summit County Sheriff, says he's running to restore integrity anbd trust to the department, and to create a feeling within the community that they can feel comfortable around deputies.

He says during his tenure with Sheriff David Edmunds, he was suspended for insubordination - a charge he doesn't feel was justified. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election
3:03 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Hilder Wants To Set New Tone For County Attorney Office

Former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder says he's running for County Attorney because there should be a change in the Attorney's Office, and there should be leadership there. And he says voters should have a choice for the position. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election
7:45 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Brickey Looks For Another Re-election

Credit courtesy David Brickey

Summit County Attorney David Brickey is asking voters to return him to office for the third time - though this year, he's facing an opposing candidate. Brickey told KPCW that on the criminal side, his office has been successful in holding defendants accountable. On the civil side, his staff has worked well with the county's elected officials. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Election
4:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

No. 2 Man Hopes To Earn No. 1 Spot

Candidate for Summit County Sheriff, Captain Justin Martinez

Summit County Sheriff's Captain Justin Martinez says he should be elected as the new County Sheriff due to his experience, education and background. He also says the Sheriff should be transparent and take responsibility. To that end, he admitted an allegation that he was reprimanded about 15 years ago during service with the Sandy Police Department. Rick Brough has more.

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State & Regional
12:42 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Little Common Ground Between Candidates

Challenger Donna McAleer (R) offered differening thoughts on most subjects from incumbent Rob Bishop (L)
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

Tuesday evening's first election debate between Republicant incumbent Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in Utah's First Congressional District revealed some distinct differences between the two candidates. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Franci Eisenberg contributed to this article.

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Election 2014
5:47 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

First District Debate Highlights

(L-R) Incumbent Rep. Rob Bishop, Moderator Ken Verdoia and Challenger Donna McAleer
Credit Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

The only public debate between the candidates for the first congressional district pointed out the many partisan differences between the two candidates. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Congressional Debate
7:19 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

McAleer v Bishop: Full Debate Podcast

Rep. Rob Bishop (R) shakes the hand of his challenger Donna McAleer (D)
Credit Tom Smart / Deseret News

Democratic challenger Donna McAleer debated Republican incumbent Rob Bishop for the First Congressional District seat on issues including gun control, immigration, Social Security, air quality and the Affordable Care Act.

The full debate podcast below:

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National Seat
2:36 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

LIVE Broadcast Tonight

Tonight at 6 PM, KPCW will have a live broadcast of the only debate between local Democratic candidate Donna McAleer and Republican incumbent Rob Bishop - both vying for Utah's First District Congressional seat. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
1:53 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

School Board Primary Election Results

Tuesday's primary decided three school board races and one county council seat in Summit and Wasatch Counties with a very small voter turnout. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the results.

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