The resignation of (R) Third District Congressman Jason Chaffez, current Chair of the House Oversight Committee, has resulted in a Special Election being called for Tuesday November 7th, 2017 in Utah. Candidates seeking the nomination of the various political parties have until Friday, May 26th to so declare. Political Parties have until Monday June 19th to submit nominees from their Special Convention process (candidates can also register with the state by May 26th to pursue a separate signature gathering process).… Read more ...
UPDATE: Utah’s Libertarian Senator Mark Benson Madsen is scheduled to appear on K-Talk radio at 8PM Eastern (6PM Mountain) TONIGHT (26 July) on the Standup Commentary Talk Radio show to discuss his change from the GOP to the Libertarian Party.
Reported today by the Salt Lake Tribune:
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CLEVELAND. On the convention floor, Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans took the microphone and proclaimed that not only would the party’s nominee, Donald Trump, win the Beehive State in November, but he would get his largest margin of victory in the nation there.
By Mark Hilgenberg
The most Libertarian Generation is right under your nose but they don’t know it yet.
I have spent many years promoting libertarianism and I have found that many libertarian promoters and activists are missing the greatest opportunity of a lifetime, all because we keep looking for people who sound like we do and want our vision of liberty.… Read more ...
On May 18th, the Libertarian Party of Utah state convention was held. Here is a post from the Utah LP Facebook page:
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Thank you to everyone who came to today’s state convention.
To recap, the elections went as follows:
Courtney White as Chair
Mark Hilgenberg as Vice-Chair
Shawn Curtis as Treasurer
Katie White as Secrerary
Andy McCullough as Legal Council.