Situational awareness – August 18, 2020

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City


Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. 

A well-written history of the fight for women’s suffrage is available here

Take a few minutes to poke around the Better Days 2020 website to learn more about Utah’s role in the fight for women’s suffrage. 


2 days to the 6th special session (8/20/2020)

37 days to the 1st Congressional District debate (9/24/2020)

42 days to the Utah gubernatorial debate (9/28/2020)

44 days to the Utah Attorney General debate (10/01/2020)

50 days to the Vice Presidential debate at the University of Utah (10/07/2020)

55 days to the 4th Congressional District debate (10/12/2020)

58 days to the 3rd Congressional District debate (10/15/2020)

62 days to the 2nd Congressional District debate (10/19/2020)

77 days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

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

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

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

  • Democrats rip President Trump during the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
  • Lawmakers facing off with Gov. Herbert over coronavirus emergency declaration.
  • Kanye West qualifies for the ballot in Utah.

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