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Elections

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Alexander: Sean Reyes Failed Us

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Editor February 14, 2021

  Elected officials have no excuse for not doing their jobs and the Attorney General is no exception. As a lawyer for the people and a reflection of the state, the AG should always embody the wishes...

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Shadley: Utah Needs Ranked Choice Voting

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer February 11, 2021

  With only 188,707 votes (36.2%) in the Republican gubernatorial primary last June, Spencer Cox became our de-facto Governor-Elect, as no Democratic candidate has won the governorship in nearly...

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Editorial: You Should Care About the 2021 Legislative Session

  Today the Utah State Legislature begins its annual General Session, where our senators and representatives will meet to vote on hundreds of bills and resolutions to shape the future of our state....

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Editorial: Stewart and Owens Should Resign

On Jan. 6, pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to stop the electoral vote count that certified Joe Biden as president-elect. At the rally earlier that day, President Trump and members...

Salt lake resident shows their support for Biden-Harris presidency on Thursday, October 29th, 2020. Photo by Maya Fraser | The Daily Utah

Kincart: Is Your Post-Election Rhetoric Exclusive?

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer November 25, 2020

  In the weeks leading up to and away from the election, it is not unusual to hear friends say, “If Trump wins, I’m leaving the country.” In 2016, Canada’s immigration website crashed as...

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Alexander: How Dare the American People Steal This Election From Trump?

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Editor November 21, 2020

  According to every reputable and trustworthy news source, this November's hotly contested presidential election had a clear winner. They say it was Joe Biden, but according to our president,...

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Burton: The Will of Trump Still Lingers

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer November 17, 2020

  To say the presidential election was tense and surprising would be an understatement. After days of waiting for results from swing states like Pennsylvania, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are slated...

Republican Headquarters in Salt Lake City on Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 (Photo by: The Daily Utah Chronicle).

Barron: Remember, Remember for Future Novembers

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  Donald Trump filed for re-election the day of his inauguration, which kicked off an unprecedented and tiring four-year bid for the White House. With the last 8 months of this exhaustive election...

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Cushman: We Need to Change Utah’s Presidential Election System

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer November 10, 2020

  With most ballots counted already, it looks like Donald Trump has won around 58% of the popular vote in Utah and Joe Biden will receive around 37%. As final ballots are counted, those numbers...

A police officer enters the Salt Lake Metro Jail in South Salt Lake City on Election Day, November 3, 2020.(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Reese: Voting Is a Right and Our Government Needs To Treat It as Such

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer November 8, 2020

  For every 100,000 people in Utah, 439 of them are incarcerated. Approximately 2.3 million people are currently incarcerated in the United States — the equivalent of around 2/3 of Utah’s population....