Archive2019 Utah Political Bracket Face-Off field revealedBryan Schott·March 18, 2019· Share Who is the top dog in Utah politics? It’s time for you to vote in the 2nd edition of our “Political Bracket Face-Off.” Current House Speaker Brad Wilson was last year’s winner. This year we divided our bracket into four fields: Elected Officials (legislative), Elected Officials (executive branch and local officials), Lobbyists and Special interest/Community leaders. Our #1 seeds this year are: Mitt Romney (Legislative) Gary Herbert (Executive/Local) Marty Stephens (Lobbyists) Utah Association of Realtors (Special interest/Community leaders) Here’s this year’s field: Seed Elected officials: Legislative Elected officials: Executive and local Lobbyists Special interests/Community leaders 1 Mitt Romney Gary Herbert Marty Stephens Utah Association of Realtors 2 Stuart Adams Spencer Cox Foxley & Pignanelli Buckshot Caucus 3 Brad Wilson John Dougall Spencer Stokes Scott Anderson 4 Mike Lee Jenny Wilson Chris Kyler/Mike Ostermiller Greg Hughes 5 Rob Bishop Sean Reyes Alan Dayton Gail Miller 6 Ben McAdams Jackie Biskupski Howard Headlee Utah Education Association 7 John Curtis David Damschen Casey Hill Pamela Atkinson 8 Chris Stewart Aimee Winder Newton Michael Best Strategies Equality Utah 9 Francis Gibson Sim Gill Lincoln Shurtz Count My Vote 10 Evan Vickers Nathan Ivie Scott Simpson TRUCE/Utah Patients Coaltion 11 Dan Hemmert Bob Stevenson Paul Rogers Natalie Gochnour 12 Mike Schultz Tanner Ainge Charlie Luke Kem Gardner 13 Tim Hawkes Michelle Kaufusi MIB Partners Better Boundaries 14 Daniel Thatcher Randy Elliott Kory Holdaway Jim Dabakis 15 Brian King Stan Summers Nancy/Nate Sechrest Keep My Voice 16 Karen Mayne Shawn Milne Candace Daly Jason Perry Matchups begin Tuesday. You can vote for the winners on our website, Twitter and Facebook.