Salt Lake City, UT Elections

How would you draw Utah's voting maps? Here's how these residents drew theirs

Voters cast their ballots at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City on Nov. 3, 2020. With 2020 Census data in hand, Utah is in the middle of creating new voting district maps for the next 10 years. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) — TAYLORSVILLE — When it comes to piecing together representative boundaries, Stuart Hepworth views the roads as a key component bringing the different districts together.
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Far From Texas, The Virginia Governor's Race Will Test How Abortion Motivates Voters

Morgan Byrd said that had it not been for the restrictive new Texas abortion law, she probably wouldn't have signed up to volunteer to canvass for Planned Parenthood. "I wish I could say that I would have, but no — this is really the far stretch that's kind of encouraging me to stand up more," she said. "This is telling me I need to be out there. I need to be spreading the word."

Candidate Debate

The election candidates for Mayor and City Council District 2 will participate in a debate on Wednesday, October 6th, starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the City Hall. Email with "debate" in the subject line to submit your questions/topics. Go to for full details about...

2021 Municipal Election – Nov. 2

Citizens will have the opportunity to vote for Mayor and Districts 1and 3 City Council seats. The candidates are:. The City of Holladay has a ballot box drop- off located at the north west corner of City Hall. Ballot drop-box locations (open 24/7 until 8:00 pm on Election Day). Voted ballots may also be dropped at an Early Voting Location or Election Day Vote Center during the hours they are open.

Utah AG threatens to sue President Biden over COVID-19 vaccination, testing mandate

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes answers a question during a debate in Oct. 2020. Reyes is among two dozen Republican attorneys general threatening to sue President Joe Biden if his proposed COVID-19 vaccination requirements for large companies takes effect. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY — Calling President Joe Biden's plan "disastrous," Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is among two dozen Republican attorneys general threatening to sue the president if his proposed vaccination mandate for large companies takes effect.

Utah Attorney General joins 24-states demanding President Biden drop vaccine mandate – Cache Valley Daily

FILE – Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks during the Utah Republican Party convention on April 26, 2014, in Sandy, Utah. Utah’s newly re-elected attorney general said Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, he is taking personal leave time to help support President Donald Trump’s legal challenges to election procedures. Trump has claimed without evidence that the vote is unfair and rigged. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

The biggest threats to the US, according to Democrats and Republicans

SALT LAKE CITY — Who do Democrats fear most? Supporters of former President Donald Trump and unvaccinated people. For Republican and Independent voters, the top three threats to the US are the Taliban, Defund the Police activists and China, a Scott Rasmussen national survey found. He joined Inside Sources host...

Register to vote at the Park City Library next week

PARK CITY, Utah — Park City librarians will be available to assist patrons looking to register to vote starting on Wednesday, September 22. If you have recently moved, changed your name, turned 18, or become a citizen, you can stop by. Bring your photo ID and something with your physical Utah address. The voter registration […]

Ranked Choice Voting

Bluffdale City Council voted to participate in Ranked Choice Voting this year. To learn more about Ranked Choice Voting, visit Bluffdale City's Elections Page. You can also visit Rank the Vote.
Park Record

Guest opinion: Vote like Park City’s future depends on it — because it does

As I have mentioned before, Park City has experienced several turning points in its growth, namely the start of the Park City Ski Area, Park West and Deer Valley ski resorts, the Olympics in 2002 and the Vail Resorts hostile takeover in the 2010s. These inflection points changed the tone and the tempo of this town, spurring unprecedented growth and development with new infrastructure and new loads on old infrastructure such as water, schools, roads and housing.

Voter Registration at Park City Library, September 22-26

It's time to register to vote! Park City Librarians will be ready to assist you in English or Spanish with registering to vote, Wednesday Sept 22 - Sunday Sept 26 between 1-5 pm. If you have recently moved, changed your name, turned 18, or become a citizen, please be sure to stop by. Bring your photo ID and proof physical Utah address. If you do not need assistance, you can register to vote online and update your information on Utah’s voter registration website:

PM News Brief: President Biden Visit, Kid Suicide Rates & Financial Assistance For Foster Kids

Salt Lake City Mayor Urges Council To Extend K-12 Mask Mandate. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall urged city council members to vote to extend her emergency mask mandate Monday afternoon. She said masks have helped Salt Lake City School District keep cases low among students. Mendenhall's order is set to expire in a week unless the city council votes to extend it. Both the Salt Lake City School District and city councilman Dan Dugan support the mayor’s order. Dugan said he plans on voting to extend the mandate. The city council is set to make the decision Tuesday evening. Read the full story. — Ivana Martinez.

None of the three Taylorsville elected officials seeking reelection face opponents

Mayor Kristie Overson and Councilmember Meredith Harker (L-R) defeated election opponents to earn their positions four years ago. This election season they are unopposed. (Carl Fauver/City Journals) It’s a good thing Taylorsville residents are getting more than their fair share of political controversy at the national level, because back home...