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The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Elections

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Barron: Vote Biden to Fulfill the White Horse Prophecy

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer September 22, 2020

  In the June 1976 edition of the Ensign Magazine, D. Michael Stewart, a historian at BYU, chronicled a prophecy said to have been made by Joseph Smith in 1840, “This nation will be on the verge...

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

Barron: Don’t Vote for Utah’s RNC Republicans

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer September 8, 2020

  Three Utah politicians played major roles in the recent Republican National Convention — two of whom are seeking office this November. Senator Mike Lee proudly cast Utah’s 40 Republican delegate...

A Utah State Board of Education office in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Party Politics Have No Place in Public Education

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 4, 2020

  This year, Utah’s ballot for the state school board election has party labels next to each candidate’s name. A 2019 Utah Supreme Court ruling has allowed school board candidates to run affiliated...

Barron: A Vote for Ben McAdams Is a Vote for Utah

Barron: A Vote for Ben McAdams Is a Vote for Utah

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer September 1, 2020

  A recent Deseret News poll found that the race for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District (UT-04) is tied up, with 35% of voters supporting Ben McAdams, the Democratic incumbent, and 35% supporting...

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Letter to the Editor: How Utahns Can Vote During a Pandemic

By Lauren Harvey August 30, 2020

  With the 2020 Election rapidly approaching and increasing doubts that are circulating about the efficacy and security of voting by mail, knowing the voting laws of one’s state is as important...

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McGrath: They Don’t Want You to Vote — Go Anyways

By Mackenzie McGrath August 27, 2020

  As election day nears, many fear how voting will be impacted during a pandemic, especially when our own president is attacking a federal system that we use to deliver and receive mail-in ballots....

People casting their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Support Initiatives That Protect Voters

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer August 27, 2020

  In late July, the postal service sent letters to 46 states as well as D.C. to warn them that the USPS does not have the resources to guarantee that all mail-in ballots cast for this year’s...

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Scott: Taking the Protest to Your Neighbor’s Porch

By Elise Scott, Opinion Writer August 11, 2020

  Every year, we write a new version of the same article encouraging students to become involved in local politics. We build our case that college students have a unique passion for making a difference,...

Inversion in Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (Photo by Curtis Lin/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: Like Our Air, Staggs’ Plan Need Work

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer July 27, 2020

  For almost three years, Trent Staggs has served as the mayor of my hometown. Under his leadership, a lot in Riverton has changed, from our logo to our police department. Indeed, 80% of the initiatives...

People casting their votes during the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Burton: Utah’s Gubernatorial Primary Showed Us the Importance of Mail-In Voting

By Logan Burton, Opinion Writer July 23, 2020

  The 2020 Utah gubernatorial race has been an exciting process. With a prolific and lengthy decade under his belt, Gary Herbert will retire his position as governor in 2021. The next governor...