Primary Election

Celeste Johnson

The city of Midway held a three way primary in August with all female candidates running for mayor.  With the general election next month, the 10 year resident challenging the incumbent thinks she can bring a new perspective to handling the growth pressures in Midway.    Carolyn Murray has this: 

Heber and Midway both held Primary Elections last week and both towns had incumbent mayors who made it through their primaries. Carolyn Murray has this:

Additional votes will be counted and posted online on Friday. The Election Canvas is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 22 10 a.m. - 25 North Main St. Heber City. 

Heber City Mayor - Top 2 move on 

Kelleen Potter - 535

Alan Wayne McDonald - 505

Nick Lopez - 85

Heber City Council - Top 4 move on

Wayne Hardman - 440

Heidi Franco - 438

Perry Rose - 333

Mark Tobler - 281

Darek Slagowski - 259

Ryan Stack - 223

Jim Mortensen - 92

Midway Mayor - 2 move on

Wasatch County Administrative Building

Wasatch County is gearing up to offer additional polling locations to residents for Tuesday’s Primary Election Day.    Carolyn Murray has more : 

Primary Ballot Problems in Wasatch County

Aug 1, 2017

Utah Primary Election ballots were mailed on July 25th.  Most people would have received them by now.  There seems to be a small snafu with Wasatch County ballots for those registered with any other party besides the Republican Party.  Carolyn Murray has this:

New Utah Political Party Takes a More Centrist Position

Jul 17, 2017
Salt Lake Tribune

The United Utah Party is a new political party that has the son of former senator Bob Bennet, throwing his hat in the ring for the district 3 congressional seat.  Wasatch County is part of that district.    Carolyn Murray has more on this political development.

On today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher hosted a candidate round table to discuss the issues. She was joined by the candidates on the primary election ballot for Park City School Board Precinct 2,  Catherine Callow-Heusser, Peter Yogman and Andrew Caplan.

Primary election day in Summit County isn't going to be busy for the County Clerk's office. Clerk Kent Jones confirms that there will be only one county-wide contests, for Democrats, and three School Board races. Rick Brough has more.