Mia Love http://kuer.org en Utah Democratic Party Has a Lot More Cash On Hand Than Their Republican Counterparts http://kuer.org/post/utah-democratic-party-has-lot-more-cash-hand-their-republican-counterparts <p>The latest state financial disclosure reports show that the Utah Democratic Party has a lot more money than the Utah GOP. That&nbsp;difference could mean something for the upcoming election.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:49:03 +0000 Brian Grimmett 49156 at http://kuer.org Utah Democratic Party Has a Lot More Cash On Hand Than Their Republican Counterparts Mia Love Wins GOP 4th Congressional District Race http://kuer.org/post/mia-love-wins-gop-4th-congressional-district-race <p>Former Saratoga Springs mayor Mia Love won the state Republican nomination for Utah’s 4th congressional district.</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:48:39 +0000 Brian Grimmett 45464 at http://kuer.org Mia Love Wins GOP 4th Congressional District Race Mia Love and Doug Owens File for 4th Congressional District Race http://kuer.org/post/mia-love-and-doug-owens-file-4th-congressional-district-race <p><em>UPDATE: Additional candidates who have filed for the 4th Congressional District include Bill Peterson (DEM), Bob Fuehr (REP), and Jim Vein (LIB).</em></p><p>The race for Utah Congressman Jim Matheson’s seat is on. Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens both filed Monday to represent the 4<sup>th</sup> District. Love narrowly lost to Matheson in the last election, and claims to be a better candidate than she was in 2012. But Owens insists he could still pull off a win.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:23:15 +0000 Andrea Smardon 43527 at http://kuer.org Mia Love and Doug Owens File for 4th Congressional District Race Congressman Jim Matheson Unsure of His Future http://kuer.org/post/congressman-jim-matheson-unsure-his-future <p>Democratic Representative Jim Matheson’s announcement that he will not run for reelection in 2014 came as a surprise to many and set off a stream of speculation that he has his aim set on a higher office. But, w<span style="line-height: 1.5;">hen Jim </span>Matheson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> first ran for and won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives he never intended to be a lifer. He says the decision to not run for reelection was based on a personal desire to move on with his life, and not because he was afraid of losing to Republican candidate Mia Love.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:28:55 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39747 at http://kuer.org Congressman Jim Matheson Unsure of His Future Rep. Jim Matheson Will Not Run For Reelection http://kuer.org/post/rep-jim-matheson-will-not-run-reelection <p>Utah’s only Democratic state representative, Jim Matheson, has announced that he will not seek reelection in 2014.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:38:34 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39695 at http://kuer.org Rep. Jim Matheson Will Not Run For Reelection Mia Love Joins Former Congressman Allen West for Town Hall Meeting http://kuer.org/post/mia-love-joins-former-congressman-allen-west-town-hall-meeting <p>Utah congressional candidate Mia Love held a town hall meeting in Sandy today. Former Congressman and retired Lieutenant Colonel Allan West was also present to endorse the Saratoga Springs Mayor’s campaign.</p><p>During the meeting, Colonel West says he traveled to Utah because he believes republican candidates like Mayor Love would restore principles of equal opportunity rather than equal results to the modern American Dream.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:55:11 +0000 Brian Grimmett 38172 at http://kuer.org Mia Love Joins Former Congressman Allen West for Town Hall Meeting KUER News Pod: Monday May 20, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-may-20-2013 <p>At the annual state GOP convention, delegates vote to keep the current nominating system, the party elects a new chair, and Mia Love officially declares she’s ready for a rematch with Congressman Jim Matheson.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F93072332&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 16:51:31 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29554 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday May 20, 2013 Mia Love Officially Running for Utah's 4th Congressional District Again http://kuer.org/post/mia-love-officially-running-utahs-4th-congressional-district-again <p>Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love officially declared Saturday that she will run again for the congressional seat occupied by Democrat Jim Matheson. Love's announcement came during a speech to several thousand delegates at the Utah Republican Party's annual organizing convention.</p><p>“You and I have some unfinished business with Jim Matheson. So combining my confidence in you delegates, with the inspiration you’ve given back to me, we are stronger than ever, and I am certain, we will win,” said Love to applause.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 01:00:40 +0000 Andrea Smardon 29502 at http://kuer.org Mia Love Officially Running for Utah's 4th Congressional District Again Final County Canvasses Show Matheson Narrowly Wins 4th Congressional District http://kuer.org/post/final-county-canvasses-show-matheson-narrowly-wins-4th-congressional-district <p>Official results from county canvasses released today show that Jim Matheson maintained his victory over Mia Love in the Utah 4th congressional district race.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:31:11 +0000 Brian Grimmett 21359 at http://kuer.org Final County Canvasses Show Matheson Narrowly Wins 4th Congressional District KUER's Election 2012 Recap http://kuer.org/post/kuers-election-2012-recap <p><strong>Utah Governor</strong></p><p>Republican Gary Herbert secured his second term in office last night, breezing past Democrat Peter Cooke by more than 36,000 votes.</p><p>Just before 11 pm, General Peter Cooke arrived unexpectedly at GOP headquarters to congratulate Governor Gary Herbert on his win. Cooke said he tried calling the governor first but he didn’t pick up. Cooke later returned to the Democratic headquarters to concede, saying Utahns need to continue fighting for education.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:08:20 +0000 Andrea Smardon, Terry Gildea, Whittney Evans & Brian Grimmett & Todd Patton 20407 at http://kuer.org KUER's Election 2012 Recap KUER News Pod: Tuesday October 2, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-october-2-2012 The Utah Priorities Project takes a look at poverty, Salt Lake County Mayoral candidate Mark Crockett violates campaign finance rules, and Mia Love takes the lead in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F61985406&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 21:04:34 +0000 Brian Grimmett 19128 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday October 2, 2012 KUER News Pod: Thursday September 27, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-september-27-2012 <p>Fourth congressional candidates Mia Love and Jim Matheson square off in the first of three debates, Salt Lake County Mayor Candidate Mark Crockett announces his own plan to make the county more efficient, and the Utah Transit Authority decides to keep the Free Fare Zones.<br><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F61389180&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:06:37 +0000 Brian Grimmett 18905 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday September 27, 2012 Jim Matheson Criticizes Mia Love's Fiscal Record as Mayor of Saratoga Springs http://kuer.org/post/jim-matheson-criticizes-mia-loves-fiscal-record-mayor-saratoga-springs <p>Democratic Congressman Jim Matheson criticized fiscal decisions made by his opponent, Republican fourth congressional candidate Mia Love, Monday, as Mayor of Saratoga Springs.</p><p>During a press conference at his campaign headquarters in West Jordan, Matheson criticized Mia Love’s record of increasing taxes while Mayor of Saratoga Springs. He says it shows that her actions don’t match her campaign rhetoric of lowering taxes.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:32:20 +0000 Brian Grimmett 18774 at http://kuer.org Jim Matheson Criticizes Mia Love's Fiscal Record as Mayor of Saratoga Springs Senator John McCain Stumps for Mia Love http://kuer.org/post/senator-john-mccain-stumps-mia-love <p></p><p>The latest GOP national figure showed up in Utah Thursday night to support Saratoga Springs Mayor and congressional candidate Mia Love. Arizona Senator and former Presidential hopeful John McCain rallied with Love in West Valley City.&nbsp;</p><p>Close to three hundred people gathered in the amphitheater outside the Utah Cultural Celebration Center to see what McCain had to say about the GOP candidate in the state’s fourth congressional district.&nbsp; The Senator broke the ice with a few jokes about his failed presidential bid in 2008 and then offered his support to Love.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:57:22 +0000 Terry Gildea 16797 at http://kuer.org Senator John McCain Stumps for Mia Love