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An inaccurate census count will continue to hurt Americans long after this pandemic is over.(Courtesy Wallpaper Flare)

Barron: Don’t Let COVID-19 Harm Utahns Further Through Inaccurate Census Results

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer April 10, 2020

  As April Fools was effectively canceled this year, April 1's other, lesser-known “holiday” was brought to the forefront, with celebrities, state leaders and even former presidential candidates...

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)

Barron: You Have Toilet Paper, But Are You Prepared to Vote by Mail?

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer March 28, 2020

  In Utah, the impact of the coronavirus has already been felt in almost every aspect of our lives, from grocery shopping to attending school. As we adjust to sparse shelves and online classes,...

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Starr: Utah Should Replace Rob Bishop with Darren Parry

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer March 17, 2020

Congressman Rob Bishop has represented Utah’s 1st Congressional District (CD-1) since 2003, and there is not much to praise from his tenure — especially in the eyes of environmentalists or anyone who...

Thousands of people came to support Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders at his rally at This is the Place Monument in Salt Lake City, Friday, March 18, 2016 | Chronicle archives

Cushman: I Still Believe in Bernie

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer March 15, 2020

  On Monday, March 2, 2020 Bernie Sanders held a rally in Salt Lake City, drawing huge crowds and loud applause. Utah support for the populist candidate has always been strong — Sanders won...

University of Utah student ….. from the Hardenbrook Ticket platform speaks on tuition fee issues during the ASUU Presidential Debate hosted by the Daily Utah Chronicle at the Union Theatre at the University of Utah campus on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 (Photo by Abu Asib | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Barron: A Vote for Hardenbrook is a Vote for Campus Safety

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer February 24, 2020

  The views expressed in this article are only those of the author and do not represent the views of The Daily Utah Chronicle as a whole. At the ASUU Presidential debate, three student audience...

An Official Ballot Drop Box for the Midterm Elections 2018 at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: Removing Straight Ticket Voting Will Make It More Difficult to Vote

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer February 13, 2020

  The Utah legislative session is only 45 days long and is jam-packed with bills to be debated. One such bill would remove the straight ticket voting option on Utah ballots, essentially erasing...

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Edwards: Old Enough to Vote Should Mean Old Enough to Run

By Sheely Edwards, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2020

  Representative Candice Pierucci became the youngest member of the Utah Legislature when she was appointed to the State House by Governor Herbert in late 2019. At 27 years old, she is only two...

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Barron: Kim Coleman Wants To Bring The Swamp To UT-04

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer January 23, 2020

  Last July, Congressman Ben McAdams (D-Salt Lake City) had the highest approval rating of any member of Utah’s congressional delegation. Analysts credited this high rating to the bipartisan...

U.S. Senator Mike Lee of Utah speaking at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Gage Skidmore | Courtesy Flickr)

Christopherson: Mike Lee Made a Good Point. He Still Shouldn’t Be Reelected.

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor January 22, 2020

  In a time when nearly every Republican in Congress appears to have thrown their morals out the window in favor of blind loyalty to Donald Trump, the bar for political courage is extremely low....

Congressman Ben McAdams (left) stands with U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Reese: Progressives Need to Think Local Before Taking On Moderates Like McAdams

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer January 18, 2020

  Many centrist Democrats are facing progressive challengers in 2020, inspired by the wins of progressives such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar. Rep. Ben...

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