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Lindsay Aerts

County clerks report more poll watchers, scrutiny ahead of Utah primary

Ahead of the 2022 Utah Primary election, clerks Salt Lake and Utah counties are reporting more poll watchers are serving as watchdogs.
18 days ago
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LINDSAY AERTS AND KIRA HOFFELMEYER

Utah Senate passes a tax cut for Utahns, Gov. Cox says he will sign it

The Utah Senate just unanimously passed a bill, giving Utahns a big tax cut. People in the state could see $193 million back in taxes.
5 months ago
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Mary Richards

New poll shows low favorability in Utah for President Biden

The Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll shows that 45% of Utah residents have a favorable opinion of President Joe Biden, while 3% aren’t sure.
1 year ago
Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certifica...
LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press

Biden win confirmed after violent pro-Trump protestors storms US Capitol

Congress has confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner, hours after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.
2 years ago
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ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press

Trump says his term is ending, transition will be orderly

President Donald Trump says there will be an “orderly transition on January 20th” now that Congress has concluded the electoral vote count certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
2 years ago
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Paul Nelson

Hundreds participate in “Stop The Steal” rally at Utah State Capitol

Hundreds of President Trump’s supporters in Utah gather on the Capitol grounds to protest what they call the stealing of the presidential election. 
2 years ago
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Curt Gresseth

DC curfew goes into effect but protesters not leaving

Protesters remained on scene after authorities declared a curfew in the nation's capital amid a day of unrest and violence. 
2 years ago
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STEVE PEOPLES, BILL BARROW and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Democrats have won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority.
2 years ago
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Saige Miller

White House: National Guard, federal police en route to Capitol to disperse protesters

National Guard and federal police are en route to Capitol to assist in ending the occupation by protesters objecting to the electoral vote in favor of President-elect Joe Biden. 
2 years ago
Protesters walk as U.S. Capitol Police officers watch in a hallway near the Senate chamber at the C...
Saige Miller

US Capitol on lockdown as protesters storm the building

Members of Congress are sheltering in place and other buildings are evacuating as protesters opposing the electoral vote count for President-elect Joe Biden break barriers in attempts to storm the Capitol. 
2 years ago
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JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press

VP Pence defies President Trump, says he can’t reject electoral votes

Defying President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence says he doesn't have the power to discard electoral votes that will overturn President-elect Biden's win.
2 years ago
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John Wojcik

Utah’s new governor does not support Republicans challenging election

New Utah Governor Spencer Cox is not siding with other Republicans that are challenging presidential electoral votes.
2 years ago
Helen Thomason marks her ballot at the Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church in Tucker, Ga. du...
STEVE PEOPLES, BILL BARROW and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press

Georgia counting ballots in crucial Senate runoff elections

Georgia officials have started counting ballots as polls begin to close across the state in two critical races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate.
2 years ago
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Colby Walker and Saige Miller

Rep. John Curtis will vote to certify Electoral College results

Utah Rep. John Curtis said on Tuesday that he intends to vote to certify the Electoral College results during Wednesday's joint session of Congress. 
2 years ago
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Saige Miller

Rep. Chris Stewart says he will not vote to certify the presidential election results

Utah Congressman Chris Stewart said he will not vote to certify the presidential election for President-elect Joe Biden.
2 years ago
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Colby Walker

Utah’s Burgess Owens among those who will fight Electoral College certification

Burgess Owens is among a group of GOP lawmakers who plan to object to the congressional certification of the Electoral College vote next week.
2 years ago
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John Wojcik

Mike Lee recognizes Joe Biden as President-elect, Mitt Romney urges President Trump to move on

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect, as Sen. Mitt Romney urged Trump administration officials to do the same.
2 years ago
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Simone Seikaly

Utah AG Reyes unable to vote as Elector, Love steps in

Former Utah Rep. Mia Love took the place of Utah AG Sean Reyes as an elector after Reyes may have been exposed to COVID-19.
2 years ago
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Mary Richards

Utah elector talks about voting in the Electoral College

The Electoral College casts votes Monday, and the six Utah electors will cast the state’s votes for President Donald Trump.
2 years ago
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Madeleine Porter

Herbert, Cox call action of Reyes on election lawsuit “unwise”

The current governor and his successor called the decision of AG Sean Reyes to join a new election lawsuit an "unwise use of taxpayers' money."
2 years ago
In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has rejected R...
The Associated Press

US Supreme Court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

The Supreme Court has refused to question the vote certification process in PA. The GOP concern was the constitutionality of mail-in ballots.
2 years ago
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Simone Seikaly and Lindsay Aerts

Reps Bishop and McAdams weigh in on what’s been and what’s next

Reps Bishop and McAdams examine their tenure and look to their future as they exit their positions as U.S. Representatives for Utah.
2 years ago
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MICHAEL R. BLOOD and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

California has certified its presidential election and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Joe Biden, officially handing the Democrat the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House.
2 years ago
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Curt Gresseth

Inside Sources: Looking ahead to the Senate runoff races in Georgia

A national pollster says he doesn't know how the two Senate runoff races in Georgia will turn out after President Donald Trump spoke out against a state official who wouldn't toss out Joe Biden's win.
2 years ago

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