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Spencer Cox says he won't kick signature-gathering Republicans off the ballot. So far, not many Democrats have filed to run for office in Utah. House Republicans end their investigation into Russian election interference.
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Who has the most political power in Utah? Your vote will determine who goes on to the next round of our bracket challenge. We have 8 head-to-head matchups. Cast your votes, and we'll announce the winners tomorrow morning [Utah Policy].
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox says he will not honor any request from the Utah GOP to revoke the party membership of some signature gathering candidates. This may set up a lawsuit over a controversial (and probably illegal) bylaw change made by the GOP Central Committee [Utah Policy].
There are still 3 days left in the 2018 candidate filing period, but more than half of the seats in the Utah Legislature up for election do not have a Democratic candidate yet. However, there are a ton of Dems running to unseat Rep. Mia Love [Utah Policy].
|Vote now in the Utah "Political Power" tournament first round|
The first eight head to head matchups in the Utah "Political Power" tournament are live....
|2018 Utah candidate filing: Where are the Democrats?|
Candidates have been filing for office across Utah since Friday. ...
|Cox says GOP Central Committee is 'playing a dangerous game'|
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is caught in the middle of a fight between a rogue group of Republicans on the GOP State Central Committee and state election law....
|Guest opinion: Maligned practice of chaining restores ecosystems|
A recent television ad campaign calls for a complete and permanent halt to chaining on Utah's BLM lands. Chaining is the practice of dragging a heavy chain between two tractors to rip out large woody plants, and it's usually employed in the West to control dangerously overgr...
|2018 Utah candidate tracker - Congress|
There's a U.S. Senate seat up for election in 2018 as well as all four U.S. House seats. Here's our list of rumored and declared candidates....
|2018 Utah candidate tracker - Utah Senate|
2018 means another election cycle is upon us. Half of the Utah Senate seats are up for election this year, including an unexpected one because of a retirement. Here's our running list of candidates for those seats....
|2018 Utah candidate tracker - Utah House|
Next week candidates can start gathering signatures to get on the 2018 ballot. All 75 Utah House seats are up for election this year. Here's our running list of who's in, who's out and who's challenging....
|Fox files 'Know thyself'|
In last week's Fox File, I mentioned that I was en route to Chicago for a training hosted by Conway, the publishers of Site Selection magazine....
|Utah ranks in top ten highest well-being states|
Utah ranks number 9 in the Gallup-Sharecare State of American Well-Being 2017 survey....
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"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Edmund Burke
"President Trump is planning a meeting about violence with the heads of the video game industry. However, some people worry that it's just a trap so that Trump can deport the Mario Brothers." Conan O'Brien