Situational awareness May 11, 2020

Good Monday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

  • White House warns unemployment could go above 20 percent.
  • More than 137,000 Americans could die by early August from COVID-19.
  • Political betting markets favor Huntsman over Cox.


Lots and lots (and lots) of readers correctly identified Martha Hughes Cannon as the Utah Senator who sponsored the bill that created a State Board of Health.

Congratulations to Jen Ball, who was randomly selected from all of our correct answers as the winner. She gets the privilege of asking the next trivia question on Friday.

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