Situational awareness – March 20, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


36 days to the Utah Republican and Democratic state conventions (4/25/2020)

102 days to the 2020 Utah primary elections (6/30/2020)

228 Days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

306 days to inauguration day [01/20/2021)

311 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)

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

  • John Swallow, who was forced to resign amid scandal, wants to be Utah AG again.
  • Spencer Cox taps Deidre Henderson as his running mate.
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsome orders that state’s residents to stay at home to stop the spread of coronavirus.


Today’s question comes from David Muir.

Which non-Latter Day Saint who graduated from Brigham Young University served in the United State’s legislative (both House and Senate) and judiciary branches of government, and whose name is still prominently known in ‘today’s political institutions in Utah?

Send your guesses to us via email at [email protected]

We’ll pick a winner at random from the correct answers who will get to ask next week’s question.

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