SB54 Causing Problems (and Silencing Voices) in Races across Utah

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State Rep. Rich Cunningham voted against SB54 two years ago, indicating that he “disliked” the legislation which would allow candidates to “get around” the traditional Caucus and Convention system by collecting voter signatures. But that didn’t stop him from doing it anyway. Then he lost at Convention. His competitor, State Sen. Lincoln Fillmore, by winning…

Who’s behind the ironically named ‘Count My Vote’ initiative?

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“Count My Vote” (CMV) is movement that advertises that your vote is somehow “not counted” in Utah’s Caucus and Convention system that favors neighborhood elections and grassroots politics over “open to anyone primaries”. It’s smoke and mirrors. If anything, your vote counts MORE in a neighborhood election than at the Primary Ballot. Additionally, with open…

Clarifying What’s Coming From the Media

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There have been many things said about the Convention by talking heads and people in the Mainstream Media (MSM). Much of this talk (it hasn’t really been a “discussion” per se) has been about how Senator Bennett was “ousted” and how the Utah Republican Party was “infiltrated” by the “Tea partiers” and “Patrick Henry Caucus”.…