Elections

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall speaks at an election night watch party for her reelection cam...
Carter Williams

Mendenhall takes heated Salt Lake mayoral race after Rocky throws in the towel

Mayor Mendenhall's office confirmed that former SLC Mayor Rocky Anderson, her primary challenger, called shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday to concede.
6 months ago
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall speaks at an election night watch party for her reelection cam...
Carter Williams

Mendenhall ‘close’ to calling victory in heated Salt Lake mayoral race

The current mayor leads former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson 59% to 34%, according to preliminary Salt Lake County election results.
6 months ago
Republican nominee Celeste Maloy wins Utah's 2nd Congressional District....
MEAD GRUVER Associated Press

Republican Celeste Maloy wins Utah special election to replace her former boss US Rep. Chris Stewart

Maloy beat state Sen. Kathleen Riebe, who as minority whip is the Utah Senate's second-ranking Democrat.
6 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 years 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.
2 years 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. 
2 years 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.
2 years 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.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
debates...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

GOP candidates keeping their jobs

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Republican congressmen will all keep their jobs.  It seemed as if Blake Moore, Chris Stewart, John Curtis and Burgess Owens barely broke a sweat last night as they soared to victory in their respective districts. Moore swept past his opponent leading Democrat Rick Jones by 40%. The other three congressmen […]
2 years ago
The Associated Press is projecting Rep. Blake Moore, R-Utah, will be the winner of the 1st Congress...
Mark Jones

Blake Moore projected winner in 1st Congressional District

Congressman Blake Moore is the projected winner of Utah's 1st Congressional District. Moore received nearly 40 percent more votes than his challenger.
2 years ago
State leaders say the Utah election security system is strong....
Mark Jones

Republicans denied in seeking delay in closure of Arizona polling stations

Roughly a quarter of the polling stations in Maricopa County, Ariz., experienced problems with the ballot tabulators on Tuesday. Republicans sought a delay in the closure of those voting centers.
2 years ago
a vote here sign is pictured. Utah voting deadline...
Adam Small

What Salt Lake County voters are saying on Election Day

Despite the rainy weather, voters are showing up to vote in person or drop off their ballots on Election Day 2022.
2 years ago
Artificial intelligence 2024 election: "I voted" stickers pictured...
KSL NewsRadio Staff

Midterm Election 2022: Live Utah updates

It's Election Day and KSL NewsRadio is here to keep you up-to-date on Utah results. Tune in or read along to see what Utah voters chose this year.
2 years ago
Sandy mayor's race...
Lindsay Aerts and Simone Seikaly

Election clerks in Utah say new law is pulling them from counting votes

According to election clerks, the counting of votes has been slowed down because of a new state law that requires county clerks to post the number of ballots they have received each day.
2 years ago
Owens McDonald debate 4th district Utah...
Simone Seikaly

McDonald campaign announces details of 4th District debate with Rep. Owens

The 4th District candidates will debate Friday, Oct. 28 in South Jordan. Due to space concerns, the public is not invited to attend in person.
2 years ago
Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto will win reelection in Nevada, CNN projects, clinching a cri...
Melissa DePalo and Ethan Cohen, CNN

Nearly six million ballots have been cast in pre-election voting

Nearly six million ballots have already been cast leading up to the 2022 midterm elections.
2 years ago
election results...
Elizabeth Weiler and Chris Jacobs

New poll suggests voters don’t wan’t to see Biden or Trump on the ballot

SALT LAKE CITY — A new poll shows a high number of voters do not want to see either President Biden or Former President Trump on the upcoming 2024 Presidential ballot, some would even be willing to pay money to not. It is currently unknown if either Biden or Trump will run in 2024 as […]
2 years ago
Steve Handy...
Lindsay Aerts

Longtime Davis County Rep. Steve Handy launches write-in campaign for his seat back

Handy said he knows it's an uphill battle, but that his analysis has found a path to victory (particularly due to mail-in voting.)
2 years ago
second debate...
Curt Gresseth

Political fallout from 2020 presidential election looking like 1876

SALT LAKE CITY — How was the presidential election of 1876 like 2020’s? Both saw allegations of voter fraud. Both saw attempts to overturn the election results. The result from these elections remain among the most disputed in US history. Both also experienced election violence, and disfranchisement of predominately-Republican Black voters. Texas closes hundreds of polling […]
2 years ago
Willie Billings is shown speaking...
Lindsay Aerts

Washington Co. House candidate may sue over recount audit

Willie Billings wants to sue because he didn't like how the audit of the recount was handled. He also distrusts the counting machines.
2 years ago
marriage Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen firearm codify...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen says party switching partly to blame for primary loss

According to Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen, voters switching parties to vote in the Republican primary had an impact in his loss to Dr. Jennifer Plumb.
2 years ago
QAnon Utah race...
The Associated Press

Utah’s GOP Congressmen defeat primary challengers

Utah's four GOP congressmen win primary elections, move on to November's general election.
2 years ago
Senator Mike Lee is among those working on an amendment to protect religious liberties in The Respe...
The Associated Press

Sen. Mike Lee fends off 2 opponents to win Utah GOP primary

Utah Sen. Mike Lee claimed a victory Tuesday night in the state's primary election, defeating two challengers.
2 years ago