Sore losers and irony has a sense of humor – Bernick and Schott on politics Ep. 349

Count My Vote decides that they’re going to keep the current dual-track system for candidates to get on the ballot. This means they can either gather signatures, go through the caucus/convention system, or both.

Gov. Gary Herbert and lawmakers are working on a deal to release the legal opinion from the A.G.’s office about the process for filling the empty seat in Utah’s 3rd CD.

Republican John Curtis thumps Democrat Kathie Allen in the special congressional election. Allen effectively ended her political career with an ill advised tweet following the election bashing Utah County voters, Mormons, and Republicans.

Turnout on Tuesday was dismal this year. Will anything get Utahns to the polls?

Our weekly segment, “Holy crap! Trump did what?” looks at how president Trump did not help the Republicans avoid an electoral stomping from Democrats on Tuesday night.

Trump is coming to Utah next month to announce his decision on what he will do with the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

Bryan Schott and Bob Bernick discuss the week in Utah politics.