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Utahns like Herbert and non-discrimination; they don’t like Senators and clocks
Utahns overwhelmingly support “a statewide law to protect Utahns against employment and housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation,” with 72% in favor Newly released polling data shows that Utahns approval strongly of Gary Herbert’s performance as governor (74% … Continue reading
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Who is a Better Filter, Caucus Attendees or Primary Voters?
Every system requires trade-offs between competing values. But we ought not to pretend that one set of filters has virtues that are simply not present. In a previous post, I examined the relationship between attitudes in the public and support … Continue reading
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On Count My Vote, Who is Toeing the Party Line?
Why does the Republican Party in Utah oppose the reform when only one segment of the party seems to oppose it? Only those who are the most conservative and support the Tea Party seem to prefer the status quo. Utahns … Continue reading
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