We all have plenty to be anxious about in the leadup to the Nov. 3 general election. The list grew infinitely longer with last week’s heart-stopping news that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. Here’s one thing Utahns can remove from our list of anxieties, though: If we plan ahead and pay
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This article originally appeared in KUTV. Read it in its entirety here. (KUTV) — Voter turnout in Utah vaulted from 45th in the country to 13th in the course of four years, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. The Pew Charitable Trusts stated in a May 8 article that Utah’s voter turnout jumped from 45th overall in country
Time is running out for those hoping to be eligible to vote in the upcoming Utah municipal elections. Today is the last day to register online before the November 5 elections. You can learn the who, what, when, where, and why of voting in Utah by checking out this information page or by watching the video
Voting is one of the most fundamental aspects of our democracy and one of the most basic rights we have as citizens. Unfortunately, voting is in crisis in Utah. This crisis is the result of both restrictive laws that make registering and casting a ballot more difficult and political apathy on the part of citizens.
I recently met up with Better UTAH founder Josh Kanter at Westminster College as he gave a presentation on advocacy, interest groups and the Alliance for a Better UTAH. The presentation was given in the political science component of a Learning Community. Learning communities are composed of incoming freshmen and are usually planned around a
Salt Lake City – In honor of Constitution Day, and with just 50 days before the 2012 elections, a new voter registration drive, featuring a one-stop web portal and the wide distribution of a voter registration video, has been launched to address basic voting rights questions in Utah, including how to register and what to