First Congressional District

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:29)  Engineer Jeremy McAlister and Matt Brower Heber City Manager talk about the Heber Municipal Airport Master Plan presentation scheduled for Thursday, April 1st at 6 p.m.

( 16:26) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

( 32:02) Rick Brough's details about Summit County Council's meeting with First Congressional District Representative Blake David Moore.

( 35:12)  Back Country gate petition organizer Megan McKenna.

US Congress

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop retired this month after nine terms in Washington. He talks about the mob violence in the capital last week and his plans for the future.

A retired businessman and former teacher from Park City has announced he will be making a bid for  Congress.  

With Congressman Rob Bishop retiring after this term, Howard Wallack, a Park City Republican, joins a crowded field of candidates looking to seize the opportunity in the first congressional district. Wallack calls himself a political outsider who can make a real difference helping to cure the toxic political climate in our country.

Citizens of Congressional District 1 were able to meet most of the candidates for Utah’s First Congressional district at a forum at Park City Library on June 14. A forum provided candidates to answer questions about their goals. David Boyle has more:

Candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District participated in a forum at Park City Library on Thursday June 14. They spoke to an audience of about 20 people and addressed many topics, although the conversation was perhaps most lively when the candidates discussed the U.S. justice system. David Boyle has more:

  The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 2 features the candidates giving closing remarks as well as answering the following questions

"It's been said the justice system is racist, do you think it is racist and why?"

The Park City Unit of the League of Women Voters hosted the candidates for Congressional District 1 in a forum in Park City on Thursday June 14th. Democratic candidates Kurt Weiland and Lee Castillo as well as United Utah candidate Eric Eliason were all in attendance. The Incumbent Republican Rob Bishop did not respond to invitations to the event.

Part 1 features the candidates introducing themselves and answering the following questions

"What do you think about immigrant children being separated from parents, and what's the solution?"

Make Your Vote Count In Utah: Register As Republican

Apr 19, 2018

It is state convention season in Utah. This means political party delegates who were elected during their party caucus will choose candidates to represent their political party on the primary election ballot in June. The Republican primary is a closed contest; only registered Republicans can vote in the caucus, the convention and the primary. 

Primary Out is a voter group that focuses on education and voter participation. Its premise is that the primary is the only election that matters. Carolyn Murray has this: