2014 Elections

KPCW's 2014 Election Coverage includes everything from filing to primaries to final results. Below we've listed the candidates for each position and when available, a link to their latest interview.



Monday, October 20 - KPCW/Park Record Election Forum

Monday, October 20 -Early Voting Begins

Friday, October 27 - Last Day to register in person at the County Clerk's office*

Saturday, October 28 - Last Day to register online*

Friday, October 31 - Early Voting Ends

Monday, November 3 - All absentee ballots must be post marked prior to Election Day and received prior to Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 4 - General Election Day

*You will not be eligible to participate in early voting, but you will be able to vote on election day.

Park City School Board, District #4 (Jeremy Ranch)

  • J.J. Ehlers

Park City School Board, District #5 (Summit Park, Timberline, Pinebrook)

Summit County Council, Seat D

Summit County Council, Seat E

Summit County Auditor

Summit County Assessor

  • Steve Martin

Summit County Treasurer

Summit County Recorder

Summit County Clerk

Summit County Attorney

Summit County Sheriff

Utah State House, District 28

  • Brian King (D)

Utah State House, District 53

Utah State House, District 54

Utah State Senate, District 26

U.S. Congress, Utah House District 1

After 12 years, Summit County has a new sheriff-elect - Justin Martinez . The No. 2 man in the current sheriff's administration was elected to office TUesday night. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The proposed $24 million bond for an aquatic center and recreation fields in Wasatch County went down in defeat. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Summit County voters in the 2014 general election selected a new County Attorney in former Third District Court Judge Robert Hilder. And the No. 2 man at the County Sheriff Department, Capt. Justin Martinez, won the election as the county's new top cop.

Two incumbent County Council members, David Ure and Chris Robinson, were also re-elected. But maybe the most dramatic contest of the night - which is still too close to call - is the County Auditor's race between Michael Howard and Gary Shumway.

With all precincts in Summit County reporting, the results, with winners in bold, are as below. Races too close to call are indicated with an asterisk. Summit County Attorney

  • David Brickey (R) incumbent, 3,496
  • Judge Robert Hilder (D), 4,197

 Summit County Sheriff

  • Justin Martinez (D), 6,544
  • Kris Hendricksen (R), 2,422

Park City School Board, District #5 (Summit Park, Timberline, Pinebrook)

More than 3,000 people cast their ballots early this year, and returned their absentee ballots. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Wasatch County voters are being asked whether they support a $24 million bond to build a new aquatic center and out door fields to meet the ever-increase growth. One resident, however, says it just doesn't make good economic sense. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Wasatch County voters are being asked to decide whether to raise their taxes to pay for a new aquatic center and recreation fields. The county's recreation director says he's out of room in both the pool and on the turf. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Monika Guendner

Michael Howard is the Democratic candidate for Summit County Auditor; he's running against Republican Gary Shumway. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Summit County Republican party is taking advantage of an error made by Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to drum up support for their candidate, Nick Coleman. Meanwhile, the Summit County Attorney's Office remains confident that the issue is a non-starter. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Leslie Thatcher

Republican candidate Gary Shumway says he should be the new Summit County Auditor because he is independent, honest, competent and has people skills. Rick Brough has more.