2014 Elections

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

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DATES TO REMEMBER

Monday, June 9 - Last day to register to vote in-person or online

Tuesday, June 10 - Early Voting Begins

  • Park City - Marsac Building 
  • Kimball Junction - Richins Building (Library)
  • Coalville - Summit County Courthouse
  • Kamas - Kamas City Hall
  • times to be announced

Friday, June 20 - Early Voting Ends

Tuesday, June 24 - Primary Election Day: Polls open from 7am-8pm

Tuesday, November 4 - General Election Day

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Utah State House, District

  • Mel Brown (R) incumbent
  • Ray Worthen (D)
  • John Zimmerman (R) - out
  • Blaine D. Hone (R) - out

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

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

  • J.J. Ehlers

Summit County Auditor

  • Alex Butwinski (D)
  • Michael Howard (D)
  • Gary Shumway (R)
  • Scot Carlson (D) - out

Summit County Council, Seat D

  • Chris Robinson (D) incumbent
  • Craig Williams (R)

Summit County Council, Seat E

  • David Ure (R) incumbent
  • Sean Warton (D)

Summit County Attorney

  • David Brickey (R) incumbent
  • Robert Hilder (D)

Summit County Sheriff

  • Sheriff's Captain Justin Martinez (D)
  • Kris Hendricksen (R)
  • Dax Shane (R) - out

Utah State House, District 54

  • Kraig Powell (R)  incumbent
  • Glenn Wright (D)
  • Wylder Smith (R) - eliminated

Utah State Senat, District 26

Utah State House, District 28

  • Brian King (D)

Summit County Assessor

  • Steve Martin

Summit County Treasurer

  • Corrie Forsling (D) incumbent
  • Amy Yost (R)

Summit County Recorder

  • Maryann Trussell (D) incumbent
  • Vicki Richards (R)
  • Elizabeth William (R) - out

Summit County Clerk

  • Kent Jones (D)
  • Nick Coleman (R)

U.S. Congress, Utah House District 1

  • Rob Bishop (R) incumbent
  • Donna McAleer (D)
  • Craig Bowden (Libertarian)
  • Dwayne Vance (Independent American)
  • Peter Clemens (D) - out
  • David Yu-Lin Chiu (R) - out

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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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Local News
1:58 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Primary Election Day Is Today

It's primary election day in Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

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Park City School Board Elections
3:56 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Ehlers Plans To Run For The District 4 Seat

While there is a race between four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City school board, JJ Ehlers is the only one on the ballot for District 4 on November's ballot. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City School Board Elections
1:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Payne Plans To Square Off The Candidates At Tuesday's Elections

Doug Payne is one of four candidates for the District 5 seat on the Park City School Board. He'll square off against the others at Tuesday's primary elections. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Local News
5:59 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Julie Nirula Vies for School Board District 5 Seat

Julie Nirula is the third of four Park City school board candidates to be interviewed by KPCW. She’s vying against three others for the district five seat in the June 24th primary election.  That vote will narrow the field to two.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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Park City School Board Elections
1:44 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Lowsma Discusses Campaign For Park City School Board

The June 24th Primary election will bring four Park City school board candidates for the district 5 seat to the voters - narrowing those down to two for the November ballot. One of those candidates is Ed Lowsma, a father of five with a strong military background. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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