Situational awareness – April 3, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

292 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)

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

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

  • Unemployment soars because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Utahns say they feel prepared to handle the fallout from the coronavirus.
  • The Utah GOP will use ranked-choice voting at their state convention.


Today’s question comes from Dustin Lewis, the Assistant City Manager of South Jordan.

Who was the young Englishman that Howard Stansbury” selected to be the replacement for F.R. Grist on his 1849-1851 exploration of the Great Salt Lake to serve as the official artist of the expedition?

If you know, send your response to me at [email protected]. We’ll randomly select a winner from the correct answers.

Good luck!

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