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Background research on Utah’s caucus-convention system

The news reports a proposed ballot measure to reform Utah’s nominating system. This might be a good time to remind readers of an excellent report by the non-partisan Utah Foundation about a year ago. The report’s author, Morgan Lyon Cotti, … Continue reading

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Brewing a Weaker Tea?

The Tea Party played a much-diminished role in the 2012 Republican convention, no matter how you measure it. This analysis was performed by Kyrene Gibb, a student research fellow at BYU’s Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, in … Continue reading

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Approval Ratings for Gov. Herbert and the State Legislature

This high approval among “strong” Republicans should provide the governor with some reassurance as Republicans hold caucuses and choose delegates Governor Gary Herbert’s approval among Utah voters is at a healthy 68%, according to a new Utah Voter Poll. His … Continue reading

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