Situational awareness – May 15, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

  • Utah will lift more coronavirus restrictions on Saturday.
  • McAdams says he’s a likely “no” vote on a new coronavirus relief bill.
  • President Trump suggested the U.S. could cut trade relations with China because of COVID-19.


Polling 01

We’ve got a new round of polling results coming next week. Newsletter subscribers will get the first look at the numbers in these races:

Monday – GOP primary for governor

Wednesday – GOP primary in CD4

Thursday – GOP CD1 primary

Friday – GOP Attorney General primary


Today’s question comes from Jen Ball:

Utah is scheduled to put a statue of Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon in National Statuary Hall. In the current collection, 9 of the 100 statues are women.  There are currently two other states also working on female statues for National Statuary Hall.  Name the other two states and the women they have chosen to memorialize.

Send your responses to me via email at [email protected]

We’ll randomly pick a winner from all of the correct responses. 

Good luck!

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