Part 1: The Problem with Utah Politics

Politics: Poly, meaning many; Ticks, blood sucking bugs. Chapter 1: The Background I’ve always hated politics. In high school, one of my teachers offered an extra-credit assignment to write a letter to our Congressional Representative about an issue we’d been discussing, then report back with their response (if any). This was back in the days…

Message from UTGOP Vice Chair Christy Achiziger

This week, my son Conner and I had the privilege of spending a day at Capitol Hill with Representative Todd Kiser.  We started the day listening to debate on Bills in the House Transportation Committee.   The dialogue was easy to follow and my son found the different view points interesting.  Also, he was able to see regular citizens…

What can I do?

I was asked in an interview not long ago how I had arrived at the position of Vice Chair for the Utah Republican Party.  I answered that I got involved and kept involved in politics. Those of you who receive these emails are involved in politics at many levels.  Some give a little time, some give a…

Message from newly elected URP Chairman Thomas Wright

Dear Friends, As you may know I was elected Chairman of the Utah Republican Party on Saturday along with Christy Achziger (elected as Vice Chair) and Dana Dickson (elected as Secretary). I would like to thank Chairman Dave Hansen and Vice Chair Kitty Dunn for their many, many hours of service to the Party. I…

Primary Election Message from Dave Hansen, Chairman, Utah Republican Party

Primary Election — Our Responsibility Each of us has a responsibility — to ourselves, our families, our state, and our country, and that responsibility is to exercise that very sacred trust to vote.  Many of you have taken advantage of the early voting option and have already cast your ballot.  For those who still want…