Situational awareness – April 20, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The U.S. passes 40,000 coronavirus deaths.
  • Poll shows Bob Stevenson and Katie Witt leading the GOP race in CD1.
  • Republicans in Utah County give Rep. Brad Daw the boot.


Several subscribers were able to identify Lucy Clark, Emmeline Wells, Martha Campbell and Fannie Eliza Hunt Stewart as the losing women candidates for the Utah Legislature in the landmark election of 1896.

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