Situational awareness – July 31, 2020

Good morning from Salt Lake City

Let’s Friday!


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

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

178 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 allow students who have been exposed to coronavirus to return to class so long as they are not showing symptoms and none of their household has tested positive. 
  • President Trump suggests delaying the 2020 presidential election.
  • Congress is nowhere near a deal on another coronavirus stimulus bill.


This week’s question comes from Ronald Fox:

Tomorrow is the first day of August, the month we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment giving Women the Right to Vote. Utah lead the way, allowing a woman to cast the first vote in a modern election in the nation in 1870.

Name the first woman to be appointed to a state supreme court and the first woman to become a federal district judge in U. S. history. Who is she and what was her father’s political tie to Utah?

Think you know the answer? Send your guess to me via email at [email protected]. We’ll pick a winner at random from the correct answers, and that person gets to ask next week’s trivia question. 

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