Election Year: 2020

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Becky Bruce

John Molnar, Libertarian for 4th District

A native of San Diego, John Molnar, 28, of Eagle Mountain, is running as a Libertarian and is an Iraq War veteran. According to the candidate, all politicians and their families will receive their health care at the their local Veteran Affairs hospitals. “No exceptions.” Also, all politicians and judges can serve no more than […]
2 years ago
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Jonia Broderick, United Utah Party for 4th District

Jonia Broderick has a bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia College, but included stints at Ricks College, Fullerton College, BYU, and Cal Poly, Pomona, according to her campaign website. The candidate says her first priority will be paying down the federal debt: “We are in a severe fiscal crisis. Our national debt has topped $22 […]
2 years ago
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Gregory C. Duerden, Independent for Governor

According to his website, Gregory C. Duerden is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and also a writer, photographer, reporter, editor, managing editor, publisher and owner of newspapers in Utah; working at newspapers in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, California.  Duerden ran for an open seat for the Utah Legislature in 2000 as a Utah Valley […]
2 years ago
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Dr. Daniel Cottam, Libertarian for Governor

Dr. Daniel Cottam grew up in Houston, Texas. He left Texas to complete his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. Afterward, he returned to Texas to attend medical school at the University of Texas. He is a practicing bariatric surgeon in Salt Lake City. Cottam’s policy platform would: Allow purchase of pharmaceuticals across state and […]
2 years ago
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Saige Miller

Rudy Bautista, Libertarian for Attorney General

Rudy Bautista is a private criminal defense attorney who owns his own private practice (Bautista & Campbell, PC). He is one of the few lawyers in Utah qualified by the Utah Supreme Court to defend capital homicide cases (death penalty cases).   Since the beginning of his career, Bautista has represented more than 5,000 clients. He […]
2 years ago
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Becky Bruce

Greg Skordas, Democrat for Attorney General

Greg Skordas has practiced law for 38 years, including eight years in the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. He has also been a small-claims court judge, private practice (Skordas & Caston, LLC, Salt Lake City) and as a defense attorney. Skordas, 62, is married to Charlotte Miller. They have three children: Nic, Annie and […]
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Becky Bruce

Sean Reyes, Republican for Attorney General

Sean D. Reyes assumed office on Dec. 30, 2013. He was appointed by Gov. Gary Herbert after the resignation of Attorney General John Swallow. He was born Feb. 16, 1971, and raised in Southern California. Reyes earned his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in 1994 and his J.D. in 1997 from the  University of […]
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Becky Bruce

Christopher Peterson, Democrat for Governor

Chris Peterson is a professor of business law at the University of Utah. He previously taught for five years at the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law. Peterson said he is a fifth-generation Utahn who was born and raised in West Valley City. He and his wife, Tera, an assistant solicitor general in […]
2 years ago
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Becky Bruce

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Republican for Governor

Spencer Cox was born July 11, 1975, and raised in Fairview, Utah. Cox graduated from Snow College in Ephraim with an associate’s degree and from Utah State University in Logan, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, […]
2 years ago
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Rep. Ben McAdams, Democrat for 4th District

Ben McAdams, currently representing Utah’s 4th Congressional District as a Democrat and seeking re-election, was born Dec. 5, 1974, and grew up in West Bountiful, Utah. McAdams received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Utah and his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.  McAdams and his wife, Julie, live in […]
2 years ago
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Becky Bruce

Thomas McNeill, United Utah Party for 3rd District

United Utah Party candidate Thomas McNeill is running for election to the U.S. House representing Utah’s 3rd Congressional District. McNeill earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in computer science from Brigham Young University. After a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Mexico, McNeill started a newspaper software business. He works […]
2 years ago
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Daniel Clyde Cummings, Constitution Party for 3rd District

Constitution Party candidate Daniel Clyde Cummings is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Utah’s 3rd Congressional District. Cummings was a 2016 Constitution Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Wyoming. Cummings was also a 2016 Constitution Party candidate for president. More information can be found here. Follow @KSLbbruce
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Devin Thorpe, Democrat for 3rd District

Democratic Party candidate Devin Thorpe is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Utah’s 3rd Congressional District. Thorpe was born in Provo. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in 1989 and earned a graduate degree from Cornell University in 1993. Thorpe’s career experience includes working as an author, speaker, […]
2 years ago
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Rep. John Curtis, Republican for 3rd District

Incumbent Republican John Curtis is a member of the U.S. House and represents Utah’s 3rd Congressional District. He’s running for re-election.Curtis was first elected to the office in a special election on Nov. 7, 2017, to replace Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Curtis graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in business management in 1985. […]
2 years ago
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J. Robert Latham, Libertarian for 2nd District

Libertarian candidate J. Robert Latham is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. Latham earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in 1991 and a Juris Doctor degree from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 1994. You can find more […]
2 years ago
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Kael Weston, Democrat for 2nd District

Democratic Party candidate Kael Weston is running for election to the U.S. House to represent Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. Weston attended the University of Utah and earned a master’s degree at Cambridge University. He served for more than a decade in the U.S. State Department, including seven years in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The State Department […]
2 years ago
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Rep. Chris Stewart, Republican for 2nd District

Incumbent Republican Chris Stewart is a member of the U.S. House, representing Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. He is running for re-election. Stewart has been a representative since 2001. Previous to that, he was the owner of Shipley Group and a member of the U.S. Air Force. He served in the Air Force for 14 years, […]
2 years ago
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Saige Miller

Blake Moore, Republican for 1st District

Blake Moore is a Republican seeking to replace the retiring Rep. Rob Bishop in Utah’s 1st Congressional District. Born and raised in Ogden, Utah, Moore is an executive with the Cicero Group. He previously served as a foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State.  Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and […]
2 years ago
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Darren Parry, Democrat for 1st District

Darren Parry, a Democrat seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Utah’s 1st congressional district, serves as a tribal leader of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation, a Utah tribe.  Parry is a former chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation. He also teaches American Indian History once a semester […]
2 years ago
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Burgess Owens, Republican for 4th District

Burgess Owens was born on August 2, 1951, in Columbus, Ohio. He later moved to Tallahassee, Florida where his father taught college. Owens graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and biology from the University of Miami. After college, Ownes started his professional football career with the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted […]
2 years ago
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Curt Gresseth

Kanye West, candidate for president

Rapper, record producer and fashion designer born June 8, 1977, in Atlanta and raised in Chicago one of the world’s best-selling music artists with more than 140 million records sold worldwide winner of 21 Grammy Awards  registered to vote for the first time on July 9, 2020 in Wyoming  Selected Michelle Tidball, 57, a Christian preacher […]
2 years ago
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President Donald J. Trump, candidate for re-election

Donald J. Trump, President, United States of America, 2017-present born  June 14, 1946, New York, NY attended Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. economics) 1966-1968 real-estate developer and TV personality https://www.donaldjtrump.com/ President Trump on impeachment: “This Impeachment nonsense is just a continuation of the Witch Hunt Hoax, which has been going on since before I […]
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Jo Jorgensen, candidate for president

former vice presidential nominee for Libertarian Party in 1996 lecturer in psychology at Clemson University libertarian nominee for South Carolina’s Fourth Congressional candidate in 1992 graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in 1979; master’s from Southern Methodist University in 1980; ph.D. from Clemson University in 2002 Nominated as the Libertarian Party presidential candidate […]
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Cami Mondeaux

Howie Hawkins, candidate for president

co-founder of the Green Party former Green Party candidate for New York governor in 2010, 2014 and 2018 first to propose Green New Deal in 2010 environmentalist and trade unionist Nominated through the party’s national convention after receiving 205 delegates in the national primaries. Hawkins on impeachment:  The Green Party candidate strongly supported the impeachment […]
2 years ago

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