Tag: polls

Conclusive data: Legislature is out of touch

As the 2015 Legislative Session comes to a close, one thing is abundantly clear: Legislators don’t care what voters think. Whose thoughts, exactly, do they care for? Donors? Delegates? We may never know for sure, but we do know that despite overwhelming public support or opposition on several key issues, lawmakers are ignoring the will

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Polls are both art and science

Did you see the latest poll? No doubt you’ve heard that sentence several times over the course of this election season. It seems that every day there is a new poll showing this candidate ahead or that one behind. But what do these polls really tell us? There is a famous picture that shows a

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That one time Mike Lee shut down the Mighty 5

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character. – Horace Greeley Popularity is a curious thing. Everyone wants it–especially politicians. No elected official wants to have

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