Center for Responsible Citizenship Newsletter – Sept. 29, 2011

1. Results of GOP Delegate Survey

By Keven Stratton

State delegates are charged with selecting primary candidates, but surprisingly little is known about these delegates’ opinions on important issues in Utah. Earlier this month, Sutherland Institute sent out an email survey to Republican state delegates. Seven hundred ten (20 percent) of the delegates responded. Here are a few notable findings from the survey:

Delegates approve of the work of the Utah Legislature at a rate of 62.2 percent. They approve of their representatives at just as high a rate, 61.6 percent.

Unsurprisingly, immigration continues to be a divisive issue, even among Republican state delegates. In this survey we found that 41.4 percent support HB 116, while 41.2 percent oppose the new law. …

To read the rest of this article and see charts with the data, click here.


2. New Class: In Defense of Family

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 12, for our brand-new Responsible Citizen Course:

In Defense of the Family:
Why Family Policy Matters
and What You Can Do About It

When: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

Where: Sutherland headquarters

(click here for a map)

Cost: $10 for the public, but free for members of the Responsible Citizen Exchange.

In this class, William Duncan, director of Sutherland’s Center for Family and Society, will discuss why protecting the family makes good policy sense and how you can get involved in the cause.

If you have any questions, please contact Keven Stratton at 801-355-1272 or by email at


3. Responsible Citizen Exchange

Sutherland Institute is one of Utah’s most effective conservative advocates, but we can do more with your help.

To help us leverage our already influential work among decision makers, we invite you to join Sutherland’s Responsible Citizen Exchange.

The Responsible Citizen Exchange is an exchange of influence and information. With a $7 monthly commitment, you can be a part of something bigger and more effective than your lone voice. Your membership also entitles you to exclusive member benefits.


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