In Park City on Tuesday for a meeting, Utah Lt. Governor Spence Cox and Summit County Democratic party chair Glenn Wright weighed in on the arrests of the former State Attorneys General. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The state Democratic and Republican conventions this weekend had some significant results for Summit County voters. Park City Democrat Donna McAleer won the nomination for the second time, to oppose Rep. Rob Bishop for Utah's first Congressional District Seat. At the GOP gathering, three legislators who represent Summit County easily defeated their challenges. Rick Brough has more.
To all appearances, last weekend's Republican and Democratic state conventions could be the last round for Utah's caucus and convention system as we know it. A bill in the recent legislature altered the process for candidates to get on a primary ballot.
But Summit County's Democratic and GOP party chairs think the caucus system might still be basically unchanged. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council Wednesday unanimously voted for a Resolution calling on leaders in Washington D.C. to do something about the nation's immigration laws. The Resolution designated June as "Immigrant Heritage Month". Rick Brough has more.
Summit County's Democratic delegates gathered Saturday afternoon and voted on the local contest within their party. They decided that two candidates for County Auditor, Alex Butwinski and Michael Howard, will go on to a primary in late June. Rick Brough has more.
Utah's caucus and convention system is being debated at the Utah Legislature. But whatever happens, the current caucases will still be in effect for the 2014 elections. Summit County's Democratic and Republican parties have scheduled their meetings for this month. Rick Brough has more.
As House Republicans continue to play hardball in negotiations over the spending bill, Democrats continue to hold out as well saying it will only lead to the de-funding of the American Health Care Act. Glenn Wright, the chairman of the Summit County Democratic party and Henry Glasheen, former chairman of the Summit County Republican party discuss the issue on the Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher.