Elections

Sen. Karen Mayne...
Devin Oldroyd

Utah Dems to hold special election filling the seat of Sen. Karen Mayne

Utah Democratic will hold a virtual special election at 6 p.m. on Jan. 15, to fill the seat of Sen. Karen Mayne as she steps down due to health issues.
14 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 05: U.S. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) cheers in the House...
Clare Foran, Manu Raju, Annie Grayer, Melanie Zanona and Lauren Fox, CNN

House to hold 12th vote in longest speaker contest in 164 years

Originally Published: 06 JAN 23 05:07 ET Updated: 06 JAN 23 12:57 ET By Clare Foran, Manu Raju, Annie Grayer, Melanie Zanona and Lauren Fox, CNN     (CNN) — Kevin McCarthy is locked in a fight for his political future as the California Republican attempts to win the votes he needs to become speaker of the […]
22 days ago
Utah Congressman Blake Moore feels everyone has a different dog in the fight. Meaning, some politic...
Elizabeth Weiler

Voting for house speaker, Utah representative weighs in

Utah Congressman Blake Moore feels everyone has a different dog in the fight. Meaning, some politicians won't change their minds about McCarthy for personal reasons.
22 days ago
John Curtis...
Mark Jones

Rep. Curtis says Rep. McCarthy has experience to lead as House Speaker

Utah Rep. John Curtis says Rep. Kevin McCarthy has the experience to be House Speaker. This comes after McCarthy has failed to be elected after six rounds of voting.
23 days ago
Arizona judge orders Republican Kari Lake, pictured here, in Phoenix on December 18 to pay fees for...
Stephanie Becker, CNN

Arizona judge orders Kari Lake to compensate Katie Hobbs for some fees for election lawsuit, but declines to sanction her

An Arizona judge ordered Republican Kari Lake to reimburse Democratic Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs for legal fees stemming from Lake's challenge of the outcome in the state's race for governor.
1 month ago
Rep. Adam Robertson, R-Provo, talks to Rep. Melissa Garff Ballard, R-North Salt Lake, in the House ...
Aimee Cobabe

Rep. Adam Robertson steps away from Utah legislature

The Republican Party will hold a special election to fill the seat left by Rep. Adam Robertson (R-Provo), who announced he is resigning from his position to focus on his employment.
1 month ago
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock speaks during an election day canvass launch on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 20...
The Associated Press

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

The Associated Press has projected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock as the winner of the Georgia runoff election.
2 months ago
Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson wants his old job back. ...
Mark Jones

Rocky Anderson announces bid to run for SLC mayor in 2023

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson announced Wednesday that he is seeking reelection to get his old job back.
2 months ago
A ballot drop box is pictured. Those wanting to vote in the utah primary election can still vote in...
Sydnee Gonzalez

Analysis shows ‘sizable’ gap in Salt Lake’s west side/east side voter turnout

Voters on Salt Lake City's west side turned out for the 2022 midterms at a much lower rate than their east-side counterparts.
2 months ago
FILE: Former President Donald Trump, seen here on May 28, filed his paperwork on November 15 establ...
Gabby Orr and Fredreka Schouten, CNN

Former President Donald Trump says he’s launching another White House bid

On Tuesday, former President Donald Trump announced that he will run again for President in 2024.
2 months ago
Republican Party failed to vote on a new House Speaker on Tuesday. An expert joins KSL NewsRadio to...
LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press

McCarthy wins nomination for House speaker, but grind ahead

McCarthy won the nomination Tuesday from his GOP colleagues in a secret ballot election. But it's just the start.
2 months ago
utah capitol, which had a fire set yesterday, is pictured...
Elizabeth Weiler

Utah welcomes new house members in both parties

There are three new party members in both the Utah House and Senate, and a full female line-up in the Utah Democrat's leadership.
2 months ago
Former U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the press on the grounds of his Mar-a-Lago resort on mi...
Gabby Orr and Steve Contorno, CNN

Trump is on the defense as he prepares for expected 2024 announcement

It's a concern Trump allies are confronting head on as they privately explore ways to make the monstrous pile of cash he has raised since leaving office available to him as a presidential candidate.
2 months ago
A member of the Utah Taxpayers Association weighs in on how Salt Lake County will spend an 85 milli...
Curt Gresseth

SLC voters OK $85 million parks and trails bond. Is it worth higher taxes?

The Utah Tax Payers Association offers insight into the parks and trails bond and breaks down what the money will fund.
2 months ago
Democrat Katie Hobbs (left) will win Arizona's governor's race, CNN projects, defeating Republican ...
Maeve Reston, CNN

Katie Hobbs will win Arizona governor’s race, CNN projects, defeating Trump favorite Kari Lake

Nearly a week after the election, Arizona Democrat Katie Hobbs will win the Arizona governor's race, CNN projects.
2 months ago
Maeve Reston, CNN

Democrat Mark Kelly will win reelection to US Senate, CNN projects

CNN projects that Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly will defeat Republican challenger Blake Masters.
3 months ago
Sen. Gene Davis...
Simone Seikaly

Special election to replace Sen. Gene Davis after sexual harassment allegations

Utah Democrats are holding a special election to replace Sen. Gene Davis who is retiring early after allegations of sexual harassment from a former intern. 
3 months ago
Neither Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock (left) nor Republican challenger Herschel Walker surpassed ...
Paul LeBlanc, CNN

How the Georgia Senate runoff will work

The U.S. Senate seat in Georgia will be determined by a runoff on Dec. 6.
3 months ago
Seen here are Sarah Huckabee Sanders of Arkansas, Democrat Maura Healey of Massachusetts, and Democ...
Simone Pathe, CNN

Female governors will break a record in 2023

There will be a record number of female governors in the country next year.
3 months ago
The exterior of Orem High School, in Orem, Utah. This is one of the high schools that would have sp...
Simone Seikaly

Orem mayor feeling positive despite failure of Proposition 2

Orem Mayor David Young admits he was disappointed about Proposition 2 failing, but he feels positive about starting the conversation. 
3 months ago
Orem High School from Alpine School District is pictured. alpine school district split debate...
Chris Jacobs

Alpine School District will not split, according to preliminary results

Initial numbers showed that over 70% of voters in Orem chose not to split the Alpine School District to create an Orem Schoo District.
3 months ago
Image of a school bus for the Davis School District, which is poised to received a nearly 500 milli...
Elizabeth Weiler

Davis School District projected to receive bonds, but votes are close

As of Wednesday morning, some 52,969 Davis County voters had approved the issuance of bonds, while 41,044 did not. 
3 months ago
Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis celebrates onstage during his 2022 midterm elections night...
Eric Bradner, Dan Merica and Gregory Krieg, CNN

Takeaways from the 2022 midterms: Battle for control of the House and Senate still up in the air

Control of the House and Senate was unknown by Wednesday morning.
3 months ago
open space bond...
Elizabeth Weiler

So far, most Salt Lake County voters have approved the open space bond

The parks, trails, and open spaces bond, according to the Salt Lake City website, will continue to enhance the public lands system.
3 months ago

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