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What time is it? Caucus time!

Tweet Party caucuses are tonight and Thursday, so here’s your chance to have a voice in Utah’s political process! Click here for a giant infographic explaining how Utah’s caucus system works. Click here to learn what delegates are and how … Continue reading

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Election solution may be a Pyrrhic victory – Mero Moment, 3/11/14

Tweet This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. (Scroll down for podcast.) As the legislative version of the Count My Vote initiative is signed into law, we should reflect on … Continue reading

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Stay outta my way!

Tweet In this video clip from Sutherland’s 2014 Legislative Policy Conference, Paul Mero asks two supporters of the Count My Vote initiative, LaVarr Webb and Kirk Jowers, whether they would drop Count My Vote if all their concerns were addressed … Continue reading

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Count My Vote supporters don’t know when to call it a win

Tweet Count My Vote is not an issue high on the priority list for Sutherland Institute, and yet, it inexorably draws my attention. I’m stunned when the “reasonable” people – normally the adults in the room – behave like spoiled … Continue reading

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Lively debate over caucuses and Count My Vote at SI event

Tweet Sutherland Institute held its annual legislative policy conference yesterday, which included a rousing debate on the caucus convention system and the Count My Vote ballot initiative drive. KNRS’s Rod Arquette moderated the panel, whose participants included Sutherland’s Paul Mero; … Continue reading

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The motives behind Count My Vote

Tweet The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. One of the reasons I love working for Sutherland Institute is that I can say what I mean without fear of … Continue reading

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New! Utah Local Elections Guide

Tweet Are you looking for information on the candidates in your city? Click here for our Utah Local Elections Guide – a quick way to find what you want. We’ve compiled information for Utah’s largest cities and posted it on … Continue reading

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The caucus devil we know

Tweet The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Over the past two years I’ve taken part in a few private meetings regarding how Utah’s caucus and convention system could … Continue reading

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Are think tanks becoming over-politicized?

Tweet Tevi Troy, who has worked for American Enterprise Institute, Heritage Foundation, the Institute for Humane Studies, and the American Action Forum, offers some intriguing thoughts for National Affairs on the evolution of think tanks over the years and where … Continue reading

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Behind progressives’ fixation with easy voting

Tweet A state judge has temporarily struck down parts of a Pennsylvania law requiring voters to show approved identification at their polling places. The state law requires all voters to show a picture ID prior to voting. This new court … Continue reading

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Three steps to becoming a more informed voter

Tweet The June 26 primary election is just around the corner. If you don’t know who or what will be on your ballot, then it’s time to find out. Fortunately, the state of Utah has a great resource for you … Continue reading

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