Tag Archives: Utah

WATCH: Evan McMullin Seeks to ‘Mobilize This Cross-Partisan Coalition’ to Unseat Mike Lee in Utah

Progressive political talk show host Brian Tyler Cohen, who has more than 1.25 million subscribers on YouTube, interviewed independent U.S. Senate candidate Evan McMullin this week.

“Mike Lee is unpopular, a majority of Utahans want to replace him. The Democrats don’t have the votes on their own, the Republicans don’t have the votes on their own, and the independents don’t have the votes on their own.… Read more ...

Former Congressman and Salt Lake Mayor Backs McMullin

Former Democratic congressman Ben McAdams and former United Utah Party candidate Jonia Broderick are supporting independent candidate Evan McMullin, who is vying to unseat Senator Mike Lee.

In a joint editorial for the Deseret News, they laid out their case:

Utah deserves someone who won’t forget why we sent him there, someone who is free to look for good ideas and to work with anyone who helps solve problems facing our country.

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Evan McMullin to Launch Independent Run for U.S. Senate

Evan McMullin, a former CIA officer who received 21.5 percent of the vote in Utah as an Independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election (0.53 percent nationwide), plans to announce an Independent challenge to incumbent Republican Mike Lee of Utah for his US Senate seat in 2022, reports The Salt Lake Tribune.… Read more ...

Green Party of Utah Condemns Executive Orders Shrinking National Monuments

The Green Party of Utah released a statement condemning the decision by the Trump Administration to reduce the size of two National Monuments in Utah. Their statement reads as follows.

Green Party of Utah Condemns Executive Orders Shrinking the size of Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Salt Lake City, Utah – In the wake of a unilaterally destructive act by President Trump, in the form of executive orders to rescind the size of National Monuments Bears Ears and The Grand Staircase-Escalante, the Green Party of Utah calls for preserving the protections of large contiguous areas of habitat for regional biodiversity as established by previous democratically elected presidents.… Read more ...

Ghoul Roger Stone to Appear as “Head Ghoul” at Utah LP Halloween Event

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Libertarian Party of Utah; in honor of its first chair, tax protester (and one of the several key national party co-founders) Karl Bray and in ghoulish alignment with this year’s union of Halloween and Utah’s Special Election (Nov 7) the Utah LP announces:

A Dark Night of Political Horror with THE “Dark Knight” of Political Horror, Roger Stone

to be held at the Peace Coliseum, Nucleus Room, Saturday October 28 from 5 to 9.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: LNC Motion to Donate to the Congressional Campaign of Joe Buchman (Utah)

This vote was just held by the Libertarian National Committee:

Motion: for the LNC to contribute $5,000 to support the Congressional campaign of Joe Buchman (Utah)

Co-Sponsors: Harlos, Bilyeu, Demarest, Starchild

And the results:

Voting “aye”: Adams, Demarest, Hagan, Harlos, Hayes, Hewitt, Sarwark, Starchild, Vohra

Voting “nay”: Bittner, Goldstein, Katz, Lark, Marsh, Mattson, McKnight, Redpath

With a final vote tally of 9-8, the motion PASSES.Read more ...

Utah Libertarian Party to Hold Special Nominating Convention

HARVEST ROOM, THANKSGIVING POINT, 4:00PM SATURDAY JUNE 10th

“It’s not quite in the Third District, but we can ‘see it from the parking lot’”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UTAH LIBERTARIAN PARTY TO HOLD SPECIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION.

WHEN: Saturday, 10 JUNE 2017, 4:00 to 4:45PM
WHERE: Harvest Restaurant, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving
Way, Lehi, UT 84043.… Read more ...

Evan McMullin campaign: “We intend to win Utah”

American Third Party Report: In a new video released earlier today by the Evan McMullin presidential campaign, McMullin’s chief strategist Joel Searby said:

We’re building our Utah victory operation, where we are actually going to go in Utah. And that is, I think – will largely be driven by the some of the folks in this room, saying “here’s what think we need to do to go get that done.

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Sen. Mark Madsen (Utah) switches to Libertarian, endorses Johnson/Weld

Mark Madsen

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.

Listen Live HERE.  IPR readers may call into the show @ 801 254 5855 and/or ask questions online HERE.  … Read more ...

Trump 29, Clinton 27, Johnson 26 in Utah 4th Congressional District: Internal Poll for Rep. Mia Love

Reported today by the Salt Lake Tribune:

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.

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Marine Vet for Freedom: Utah Libertarians Pick Candidates, Choose National Delegates for 2016

wp-1461523371503This article was posted by Marine Vet for Freedom and can be read in its original form here, including more photographs. Saturday, April 23rd, the Libertarian Party of Utah held their annual convention to select candidates and choose delegates for the National Convention in May, where they will help select the nominee for President of the United States.… Read more ...

Utah Libertarian Party announces candidates; gains local media coverage

The following Press release, posted online at:

HERE

(Salt Lake City) — The Libertarian Party of Utah met today in Draper to approve and nominate its slate of candidates for the November, 2014 General Election. The nominated candidates are:

Federal Candidates:

Craig Bowden – US House 1

Jim L Vein – US House 4

Utah Constitutional Office Candidates:

W.… Read more ...