2017 general election New Salt Lake City Council Is The Youngest – And Gayest – Ever By Nicole Nixon • Jan 2, 2018 Salt Lake City Council Four members of the Salt Lake City Council were sworn in Tuesday, including two new faces. Incoming council members Chris Wharton and Amy Fowler replace retiring council members Stan Penfold and Lisa Adams. West Jordan’s Vote To Change Its Government Will Cut New Mayor’s Term Short By Nicole Nixon • Nov 28, 2017 West Jordan City Listen Listening... / 1:17 Earlier this month West Jordan voters narrowly approved changing the city’s governmental structure. The city and its elected officials are in for a shakeup when it takes effect in 2020. Out With The Old: Several New Mayors To Helm Salt Lake's Suburbs By Nicole Nixon • Nov 10, 2017 Four incumbent mayors in Salt Lake County will be out of the job, if unofficial election results hold. KUER spoke to two of the new mayors-elect who will replace them. West Jordan Poised To Change Its Governmental Structure By Nicole Nixon • Nov 8, 2017 West Jordan City Early voting results show that a majority of West Jordan residents voted to change their form of city government. Early Election Results: 'Out With The Old' In Some Mayoral Races By Nicole Nixon • Nov 7, 2017 Fredex8 / iStock It was a tough night for several incumbent mayors in the Salt Lake Valley. Weber State Professor Makes Climate Change A Campaign Issue In Small Town Race By Andrea Smardon • Nov 6, 2017 Andrea Smardon Listen Listening... / 3:49 When President Donald Trump said he would pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord in June, Stacy Palen decided it was time to step out of the classroom and into the political arena.