Norma Matheson

Politics
1:29 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Campaign Underway to Change Utah's System for Nominating Candidates

Supporters of the Count My Vote initiative rally on the steps of Utah's state capitol
Dan Bammes

  A group that wants to change Utah’s caucus-convention system for nominating candidates began its campaign this morning.  Count My Vote wants to allow candidates to qualify for primary election ballots using petitions signed by voters.

The group’s leaders include former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt and Norma Matheson, the wife of Utah’s last Democratic governor and the mother of Congressman Jim Matheson.  She says the current system leaves too many voters out of the nomination process.

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