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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

A ballot drop box for the 2018 midterm elections at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City on Oct. 23, 2018.

With Votes Finalized, Here are the Utah Midterm Results Students Should Know About

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer November 28, 2022

  Midterm election results in Utah were finalized on Tuesday, marking the end of a historic election season. The unprecedented and expensive Senate race was won by Republican incumbent Sen. Mike...

The Utah State Capitol Rotunda on Friday, Feb. 12, 2020. (Photo by Mark Draper | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman & Langley: Prioritize Utah’s Environment at the Polls

By KC Ellen Cushman and Jeffrey Langley Jr. November 1, 2022

  In the summer of 2020, Salt Lake City ranked fourth for worst air quality in the world. Our little state was among some of the most densely populated and polluted regions, despite being home...

Senator Mike Lee

Mike Lee and Evan McMullin Clash at U.S. Senate Debate

By Vanessa Hudson, News Writer October 18, 2022

  Sen. Mike Lee and independent challenger Evan McMullin took the stage in their first and only debate against each other for the open Senate seat. Heated exchanges between the opponents and a...

A ballot drop box for the 2018 midterm elections at the Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake City on Oct. 23, 2018.

What Students Need to Know Before Election Day

By Caelan Roberts, News Writer October 18, 2022

  Midterm elections are quickly approaching, and the University of Utah offers several resources and opportunities to get students prepared to vote. Students can expect to see the Senate race...

Senator Mike Lee

Barney: Neither Lee Nor McMullin Are Worthy Candidates

By Sebastian Barney, Opinion Writer October 17, 2022

  Utah is currently having a Senate race and the winner will be either Mike Lee or Evan McMullin. Lee has a self-imposed reputation as a fascist apologist due to his continued support of former...

The Utah State Capital in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 16, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Cushman: A Vote for McMullin is a Vote for the Utah Way

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer September 7, 2022

  This November, Utah will have the “strangest Senate race in America,” with independent challenger Evan McMullin taking on incumbent Sen. Mike Lee. McMullin, a former Republican turned independent,...

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)

The Utah Senate Race: Mike Lee vs. Evan McMullin

By Stevie Shaughnessey, News Writer August 22, 2022

  On Nov. 8, the Senate election will be held with 34 of the 100 seats up for grabs this year. Utah Sen. Mike Lee, who has been in office since 2011, is running against Evan McMullin. McMullin...

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Lezaic: Gun Violence is a Symptom of White Supremacy and Capitalism

By Angela Lezaic, Opinion Writer June 18, 2022

  Every day, we see reports of more mass shootings. Politicians offer thoughts and prayers with no action to back them up. Democrats and Republicans point fingers at each other as if their negligence...

A view of the Utah State Capitol Building in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.

Protestors March to State Capitol Advocating for Gun Legislation

By Abhilasha Khatri, Investigative Editor June 12, 2022

  Natalie Reese was one of the student leaders of March for Our Lives Utah in 2018, which took to the streets after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida which killed 17 people. Four years later,...

Senator Mike Lee

Cowley: US Congress Members Need Term Limits

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer April 20, 2022

  Up until recently, Sen. Mike Lee vocally supported imposing term limits on senators. He even promised to co-sponsor legislation that would have put a two term limit on senators — that was,...