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2014 Elections
10:42 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Thousands Head To Polls Early

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

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Wasatch Bond
12:39 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Population Not Growing As Fast As Taxes, Says Pool Opponent

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.

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2014 Elections
12:31 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Wasatch Population Has Outgrown Its Pool, Voters Can Bond For Another

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.

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Local News
7:08 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Howard Finds Passion In County Government

Michael Howard at the 2014 Election Forum
Credit Monika Guendner

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

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2014 Elections
1:57 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Will Close Be Good Enough To Voters?

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.

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2014 Elections
3:00 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Shumway Offers Passion, Experience And Education To Auditor's Race

Gary Shumway
Credit 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.

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2014 Elections
12:50 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

School Board Candidates Keep Campaign Spending Low

Campaign Finance Reports are in for contributions and expenditures for the two candidates for Park City School Board District 5. Both candidates, Doug Payne and Julie Eihausen, kept expenditures under $1,500. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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2014 Elections
2:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Council Candidates Spending Less Than Some Department Head Candidates

In local Summit County races, the focus of attention has often been the contests for County Council.

But campaign finance reports this week show little activity for Council seats D and E in 2014. In fact, more money is being thrown into some of the races for County Department heads. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
1:34 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Brock Moves From Military To Write-in Campaign

Walter Brock
Credit courtesy writeinwalterbrockrecorder.com

The only official write-in candidate running in a County race this year, Walter Brock, is vying for the newly combined office of Summit County Recorder/Surveyor. Rick Brough has more.

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2014 Elections
12:38 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

State Legislature Candidates Vastly Differ In Spending

Three races for the Utah Legislature affect Summit County. The campaign finance reports handed in by the candidates show some remarkable differences. Rick Brough has more.

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