Situational awareness – May 22, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


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

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

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

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

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

  • Bob Stevenson is the GOP frontrunner in CD1.
  • President Trump says he won’t shut down the country if there’s another wave of coronavirus this fall.
  • Another 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits.

Memorial Day 2020 won’t publish on Monday, May 25 due to the Memorial Day holiday. We’ll return to your inboxes, computers and mobile devices on Tuesday, May 26. 

Have a happy and safe celebration.


Today’s trivia quiz comes from Zachary Zundel.

What Utahn wrote the document articulating alterations to U.S. foreign policy in the Western hemisphere prior to WWII?

Send your guesses to me via email at [email protected]. We’ll pick a winner at random from all of the correct submissions.

Good luck!

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