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Skipping debates is bad for democracy

Have you heard? Skipping debates is the new summer trend. Jeff Gray, a candidate for Utah County Attorney General, said that he would not participate in a debate organized by the ACLU because the organization is ‘too liberal.’ In early June, Mike Lee’s two strongest opponents stood on a debate stage without the incumbent standing

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Letter: Shame on media for skipping these debates

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Recently, the Alliance for a Better Utah Education Fund (ABU) partnered with the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society on four local debates: three house districts and one school board seat. ABU also attempted to schedule debates in the governor’s race and the Salt Lake County Council race. The

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Utah Local Candidates’ Debate Series Kicks Off

Source: Public News Service SALT LAKE CITY – Utahans are getting a break between presidential debates to learn more about how local candidates plan to address education, health care, public lands and other issues in the state. A non-partisan debate series kicked off this week and goes until Monday. It’s sponsored by the Alliance for a

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Local legislative debates announced

Salt Lake City — Finding solid electoral information is hard enough for national races, it can be nearly impossible for local races. A Utah non-profit is trying to change that. The ABU Education Fund, an affiliate of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, announced today it is joining with the University of Utah’s John R.

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