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Last Updated Nov 28, 2014 04:36PM

Whenever citizens rally for a cause the Republican insiders don’t like in Utah, the GOP majority passes a bill to placate the agitators, then figures out a way to undo it later. The latest is the Utah Republican Party’s lawsuit that attempts to prevent the state from implementing the law passed in the last legislative session that allows for an alternate path to the ballot for candidates who don’t want to go through the state’s traditional caucus/convention system. A broad base of citizens, including many prominent Republicans, supported a petition …

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