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Who is going to win the Republican Senate Primary?

While the vote estimates vary depending on the assumptions you make, the outcome is the same across the board.  Senator Hatch is very likely to win, the uncertainty is by how much. Barring a last minute “June surprise” that dramatically … Continue reading

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What are the philosophical differences between the parties?

Differences between the two parties begin with questions about human nature and the good society. Differences between political parties reflect differences in how individuals view the world. These views can be traced back to philosophical questions that have concerned political … Continue reading

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Topline Results for Republican and Democratic Delegate Surveys

The delegates have given both party chairs remarkably high overall job approval. Recently we wrote up a few results from surveys of Utah Republican convention delegates. We conducted surveys of the Republicans and Democrats. More analysis will follow, but it’s … 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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Do statistics (like absentee rates) matter in reelection campaigns?

I encourage voters to use these statistics to supplement other information, not to supplant it. I calculate a lot of statistics about the Utah legislature. Lately, I’ve noticed various statistics being used in some of the nomination battles that are … Continue reading

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The Utah Priorities Survey: Top issues in 2010 and 2012

The list of top ten issues Utah voters are most concerned with was mostly filled with themes we’ve seen throughout the last few elections This is a guest post by Morgan Lyon Cotti, Senior Research Analyst at the Utah Foundation. … Continue reading

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A new report on Utah’s nominating system

Do Utah’s election laws and practices allow “full opportunity” for people to become candidates and for “voters to express their choice?” This is a guest post by Morgan Lyon Cotti, Senior Research Analyst at the Utah Foundation. Utah Foundation released … Continue reading

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How might changes in Tea Party support affect a Chaffetz-Hatch-Matheson race?

The Tea Party movement in Utah is becoming more and more of a Republican phenomenon. The Tea Party movement continues to make its voice heard around the country and in Utah. Earlier this week, tea party activists protested at the … Continue reading

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