Utah Republican Party http://kuer.org en Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations http://kuer.org/post/congressmen-bishop-stewart-win-gop-nominations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Republicans who represent Utah’s 1<sup>st</sup> and 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional Districts easily won their party’s nominations at Saturday’s state convention.</p><p>Congressman Rob Bishop is running for a seventh term.&nbsp; He says his ambition is to stay there.</p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 01:34:28 +0000 Dan Bammes 45467 at http://kuer.org Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations Neighborhoods Hold State Party Caucuses This Week http://kuer.org/post/neighborhoods-hold-state-party-caucuses-week <p></p><p><a href="http://www.utgop.org/">State Republican</a> and <a href="http://www.utahdemocrats.org/">Democratic Party</a> Caucuses are this week. People will gather in neighborhoods across Utah to discuss candidates and issues and to elect their neighborhood delegate. Tuesday is the Democratic Party Caucus. Republicans meet on Thursday. Anna Thompson is the Communications Director for the Democratic Party. She says this is the smallest organizing unit in any election, so it’s very important for everyone to become involved.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:33:46 +0000 Andrea Smardon & Bob Nelson 43516 at http://kuer.org Neighborhoods Hold State Party Caucuses This Week Changes to Caucus/Convention System Taking Shape http://kuer.org/post/changes-caucusconvention-system-taking-shape <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While Democrats piece together their own party-specific plans, a Republican group is preparing to file a statewide ballot initiative. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah Democratic Party delegates voted last month to keep the caucus and convention system with the understanding that a committee of Democrats would spend the next year studying possible changes to the status quo.</span></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:34:24 +0000 Whittney Evans 33032 at http://kuer.org Changes to Caucus/Convention System Taking Shape Democrats Looking at Utah's Caucus-Convention System http://kuer.org/post/democrats-looking-utahs-caucus-convention-system <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah Democrats hold their state party convention Saturday in Ogden.&nbsp; Like the Republicans, </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">they’ll be looking at whether to change Utah’s caucus-convention system for nominating candidates.</span></p><p>Under the current system, voters choose delegates in neighborhood caucuses.&nbsp; Candidates can avoid a primary election if 60% of those delegates support them in state or county conventions.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:32:45 +0000 Dan Bammes 31299 at http://kuer.org Democrats Looking at Utah's Caucus-Convention System KUER News Pod: Thursday May 16, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-may-16-2013 <p>Utah lawmakers look into ways to encourage people to buy long-term care insurance, a state Senator suggests that the Attorney General become an appointed position, and the Utah Republican Party considers pushing for the elimination of the Common Core academic standards.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F92500456&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 17:27:49 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29381 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday May 16, 2013