Situational awareness – October 24, 2019

Good Thursday morning from Salt Lake City

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Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • Poll shows Huntsman, Cox in a good position in 2020 race for governor.
  • Utah GOP vice-chair considering a bid for Congress.
  • Republicans disrupt a classified impeachment hearing with Trump’s blessing.

Watch this space!

We will be releasing an exclusive poll on the Salt Lake City mayoral race from our partners at Y2 Analytics later today. 


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Days to the 2019 Utah municipal elections: 12 (11/5/2019)

Days to the first day of the 2020 Utah Legislature: 95 (1/27/2020)

Days to the Utah presidential primaries: 131 (3/3/2020)

Days to the 2020 Utah primary elections: 250 (6/23/2020)

Days to the 2020 election: 376 (11/3/2020)