Utah Politics

Chris Neville

The 2020 general election is a little less than a year away, but candidates for the state legislature are already gearing up for the race. One Wasatch Back resident has thrown his hat into the ring.

Chris Neville’s campaign for state Senate District 19 is mission-oriented.

Cada Domingo - Senator Luz Escamilla

May 19, 2019

Senator Luz Escamilla

Representative of District 1, First Latina elected in the state of Utah, and first immigrant elected to state legislature. She is currently serving her third term in the Senate of Utah after having been reelected in 2012 and 2016. Senator Escamilla serves in the leadeship team as the "whip" of the Senate minority. We discuss her term in Senate, her experiences as a Latina, and her recent bid for the position of Salt Lake City Mayor.


Has someone knocked on your door asking for your autograph?  If not, it may happen soon.  A new election process is underway and it requires candidates to collect signatures to get on the ballot.  KPCW's Renai Bodley explains:  

Click here to see all candidate declarations of intent to gather signatures.