Election cycles can be exhausting. Our mail is inundated with candidate flyers, every television ad is one opponent or the other, and there isn’t a spare piece of land without a campaign sign. But we’re here, we’ve reached the end of this election year. There are celebrations for the winners and commiserations for those defeated.
With the exception of the photo of me here after having just voted early, there isn’t anything very sexy about voting in your municipal primaries. I guess that is the nature of local government. Unlike voting for the President of the United States, when the polling stations are buzzing with enthusiastic voters both nervous and
Better UTAH Beat Episode 59 – August 6, 2013 It can be hard to care about much of anything in August. The days are hot even while they start to get shorter. After weeks without much water, gardens are droopy and sad-looking, lawns a little more yellow. Meanwhile, kids all over the country are dreading
This week I found myself in the company of progressives socializing over breakfast. At every table there were three typed questions that the groups could use as starting points for discussion. This was the first one: How can we get folks from ages 18-35 involved in the political process and why do you think they’re