Political Bracket Challenge 2019

Who is the top dog in Utah politics? It’s time for you to vote in the 2nd edition of our “Political Bracket Face-Off.”

Current House Speaker Brad Wilson was last year’s winner.

This year we divided our bracket into four fields: Elected Officials (legislative), Elected Officials (executive branch and local officials), Lobbyists and Special interest/Community leaders.

Our #1 seeds this year are:

  • Mitt Romney (Legislative)
  • Gary Herbert (Executive/Local)
  • Marty Stephens (Lobbyists)
  • Utah Association of Realtors (Special interest/Community leaders)

Here’s this year’s field:

Seed

Elected officials: Legislative

Elected officials: Executive and local

Lobbyists

Special interests/Community leaders

1

Mitt Romney

Gary Herbert

Marty Stephens

Utah Association of Realtors

2

Stuart Adams

Spencer Cox

Foxley & Pignanelli

Buckshot Caucus

3

Brad Wilson

John Dougall

Spencer Stokes

Scott Anderson

4

Mike Lee

Jenny Wilson

Chris Kyler/Mike Ostermiller

Greg Hughes

5

Rob Bishop

Sean Reyes

Alan Dayton

Gail Miller

6

Ben McAdams

Jackie Biskupski

Howard Headlee

Utah Education Association

7

John Curtis

David Damschen

Casey Hill

Pamela Atkinson

8

Chris Stewart

Aimee Winder Newton

Michael Best Strategies

Equality Utah

9

Francis Gibson

Sim Gill

Lincoln Shurtz

Count My Vote

10

Evan Vickers

Nathan Ivie

Scott Simpson

TRUCE/Utah Patients Coaltion

11

Dan Hemmert

Bob Stevenson

Paul Rogers

Natalie Gochnour

12

Mike Schultz

Tanner Ainge

Charlie Luke

Kem Gardner

13

Tim Hawkes

Michelle Kaufusi

MIB Partners

Better Boundaries

14

Daniel Thatcher

Randy Elliott

Kory Holdaway

Jim Dabakis

15

Brian King

Stan Summers

Nancy/Nate Sechrest

Keep My Voice

16

Karen Mayne

Shawn Milne

Candace Daly

Jason Perry

 

Matchups begin Tuesday. You can vote for the winners on our website, Twitter and Facebook.