Situational awareness – April 27, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

  • Spencer Cox and Greg Hughes win the Utah GOP convention nod for governor. 
  • Republicans and Democratic delegates select their candidates.
  • States ready to reopen some non-essential businesses.


Oof, that was a tricky one! We got quite a few clever answers to Friday’s question:

“What makes Utah’s state capital uniquely different from any other state capital in the United States?”

But, nobody picked up on the wordplay element of the query. “Salt Lake City” is the only state capital name consisting of three words, and all three words have four letters each.

We’ll try to crown a new winner on Friday. 

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