elections

Summit County

  The filing window opens today for a November special election to fill the position of Summit County Recorder/Surveyor.

County Recorder Mary Ann Trussell announced her resignation, effective as of June 30th. The County Council declared the office vacant at their meeting July 11th.

The filing window for candidates opens Monday and runs until Friday the 20th at 5:00 pm.

Political parties must certify the name of one candidate for the November ballot by September 2nd.

Primary Elections Today

Jun 26, 2018

Today is Primary Election day in Utah. Polls opened at 7:00 am and will close tonight at 8:00 pm.

KPCW will post election results as they become available this evening on our website and our Facebook page.

Mail-in ballots were due yesterday. You can still vote in-person if you did not turn in your mail-in ballot.

The Federal Election Commission and the State of Utah Financial Disclosures have released campaign finances for the primary election.

Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate seat left open by the retirement of Orrin Hatch. Romney has raised over $3.5 million, with $1 million transferred from his 2012 Presidential election bid. Romney has disbursed nearly $2 million during his campaign. John Cumming contributed over $8,000; Evrett and Cheryl Benton contributed over $16,000

Citizens of Congressional District 1 were able to meet most of the candidates for Utah’s First Congressional district at a forum at Park City Library on June 14. A forum provided candidates to answer questions about their goals. David Boyle has more:

Citizens of the Wasatch Back were able to see Five candidates running to represent District 26 in the Utah Senate participated in a forum in Heber on June 13th. The event was sponsored by the Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters of Salt Lake. KPCW’s David Boyle has more:

It’s less than two weeks before the voting for Utah’s primary election is completed and tallied on Tuesday, June 26th. With that in mind, former County Democratic Party Char Glenn Wright wants voters to know that they can register as Democrat or Republican for the election—even temporarily, if you lie. Rick Brough has more:

 

Candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District participated in a forum at Park City Library on Thursday June 14. They spoke to an audience of about 20 people and addressed many topics, although the conversation was perhaps most lively when the candidates discussed the U.S. justice system. David Boyle has more:

  The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 2 features the candidates giving closing remarks as well as answering the following questions

"It's been said the justice system is racist, do you think it is racist and why?"

The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 1 features the candidates introducing themselves and answering the following questions

"What do you think about immigrant children being separated from parents, and what's the solution?"

Five candidates running to represent District 26 in the Utah Senate participated in a forum in front of 40 citizens of the Wasatch Back on Wednesday night. The event was sponsored by The Park City Unit of the  League of Women Voters of Salt Lake . KPCW’s David Boyle has more:

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