CANDIDATE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANDIDATE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Time’s up for state school board ballots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58425764-90/ballot-wright-process-candidates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58425764-90/ballot-wright-process-candidates.html.csp">Time’s up for state school board ballots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Benjamin Wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:54:17.286-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With at least one candidate still arguing more people should be added to the ballot for state school board seats, the clock appears to have run out. U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups ruled two weeks ago that the state’s candidate selection process was unconstitutional, and last week he ordered the names of previously-rejected candidates Pat Rusk and Breck England be placed on the ballot. On Wednesday, Waddoups added Utah County candidate Joel D. Wright, who had petitioned the court. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425764@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:54:17 MDT After twisted road, Millard GOP chooses incumbent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429011-90/ballot-candidate-county-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58429011-90/ballot-candidate-county-court.html.csp">After twisted road, Millard GOP chooses incumbent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T21:32:40.79-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a dispute that saw a narrow election victory tossed by a judge, only to be overturned by the Utah Supreme Court, the Millard County Republican Central Committee has chosen incumbent County Commissioner James Withers as the party’s candidate to be on the November ballot. Withers beat challenger Jim Dyer by a narrow five-vote margin in the Republican primary in June, but Dyer challenged the outcome in court, arguing seven votes shouldn’t have been counted and one voter was wrongly turned awa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429011@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:32:40 MDT Letter: Bruner is fresh face in S.L. Council race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425035-82/bruner-face-fresh-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425035-82/bruner-face-fresh-lake.html.csp">Letter: Bruner is fresh face in S.L. Council race</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.302-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you, Salt Lake Tribune, for reporting on the policy debate between Jenny Wilson and Micah Bruner, both running for the county council seat currently held by Randy Horiuchi. Knowing that there are very few policy differences between the two candidates makes choosing a candidate easier, not harder. Only one candidate touts her familiarity with business as usual. Remembering that Ms. Wilson whined about not being paid enough the last time she held public office and loathing cozy relationships...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425035@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Third-party candidates in Senate races a GOP worry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379430-68/party-republican-third-candidates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379430-68/party-republican-third-candidates.html.csp">Third-party candidates in Senate races a GOP worry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES BABINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Caught off-guard by a third-party candidate, veteran GOP Sen. Pat Roberts replaced his campaign manager and summoned new aides to try to revive his re-election bid in a state that should be easy for Republicans. It’s a rare achievement by independent candidate Greg Orman, although it’s far from certain he can oust Roberts on Nov. 4. Still, his story might inspire a pizza deliveryman in North Carolina, a “libertarian cop” in Kentucky and an Alaska candidate named Fish who would love...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583794302014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:05:36 MDT Letter: Vote out all incumbents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369860-82/incumbents-government-congress-vote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58369860-82/incumbents-government-congress-vote.html.csp">Letter: Vote out all incumbents</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:41:26.036-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The piece in the Trib (“Most Incumbents in Congress to keep jobs,” August 31)” identifies the primary source of our government’s dysfunction. While Congress has an approval rating around 10 percent, we consistently re-elect incumbents at a rate of 90 percent. Our system was designed as a government of the people. What we have instead is a government of career politicians and their manipulators. James Madison described the House as “an assembly of men called for the most part from pursu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369860@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:41:26 MDT Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364285-82/republicans-democrats-senate-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364285-82/republicans-democrats-senate-republican.html.csp">Hunt: Can Republicans ride tailwind to Senate majority?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Albert R. Hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T09:54:13.563-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of the 2014 elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen seats to take charge, is well-framed after Labor Day. Republicans have the advantages of a friendly turf, the history of this political cycle — which favors the party that doesn’t hold the White House — and the waning popularity of President Barack Obama, who sometimes seems indifferent. Democrats hope to minimize losses as stronger candidates face a few...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364285@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:54:13 MDT Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339625-90/club-reyes-debate-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Republican Reyes snubs Rotary Club debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T09:28:48.895-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 09:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s Rotary Club may have witnessed history Tuesday, according to its president-elect, Floyd Hatch, when only one of two Utah attorney general candidates invited to a debate showed up to the scheduled luncheon. Incumbent Sean Reyes missed the debate because he was out of town, his aides said. Club officials say they extended the invitation in June to the Republican nominee and his Democratic rival, Charles Stormont. Hatch, who also is the events coordinator for Rotary International’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339625@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:28:48 MDT Realtor launches write-in bid for Utah County Commission http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58322005-90/bankruptcy-candidate-commission-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58322005-90/bankruptcy-candidate-commission-county.html.csp">Realtor launches write-in bid for Utah County Commission</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:12:13.801-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bill Freeze, president of the Utah County Association of Realtors, said Thursday he is running as a write-in candidate for the county commission, citing concerns about Republican nominee Greg Graves’ financial track record that came to light after Graves won the nomination. “Revelations about Greg Graves’ qualifications are leading many political, business and community leaders to lose confidence in his ability to serve,” Freeze said in a statement. “I decided to take the challenge to become a w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322005@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:12:13 MDT Gay activist to headline Utah congressional candidate’s fundraiser http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297021-90/mcaleer-cammermeyer-congressional-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297021-90/mcaleer-cammermeyer-congressional-district.html.csp">Gay activist to headline Utah congressional candidate’s fundraiser</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T12:15:17.835-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 12:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a sign of changing times in Utah: A congressional candidate in a conservative district is holding a fundraiser that features a lesbian famous for fighting the military’s now-discarded “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. “If it hurt me, I wouldn’t be doing it,” said Democrat Donna McAleer, who faces Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, in a rematch of their race two years ago. Bishop won then by nearly a 3-to-1 margin. McAleer is bringing in retired Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer of the Washington State Natio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297021@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:15:17 MDT Huntsman: Romney third run ‘isn’t in the cards’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58288870-64/huntsman-romney-cavuto-run.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58288870-64/huntsman-romney-cavuto-run.html.csp">Huntsman: Romney third run ‘isn’t in the cards’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:23:08.223-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman doesn’t think Mitt Romney will make a third attempt at the White House but Huntsman didn’t rule out another bid himself. Appearing on Fox News’ Your World With Neil Cavuto, Huntsman was asked whether Romney might try to pull a hat-trick and run for a third time as some folks in the Republican Party have suggested. “Gov. Romney’s a good man,’ Huntsman responded. “I think he’s been abundantly clear about his desire to seek the presidency for the third time. I don’t th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288870@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:23:08 MDT Democrats search for replacement in US Senate race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58277383-68/senate-democrats-former-walsh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58277383-68/senate-democrats-former-walsh.html.csp">Democrats search for replacement in US Senate race</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA BAUMANN and MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • Montana Democrats were casting about Friday for a last-minute U.S. Senate candidate to take on Republican Rep. Steve Daines, after their hopes to hold the seat in November suffered a huge blow with the withdrawal of incumbent Sen. John Walsh amid plagiarism allegations. Those mentioned as potential stand-ins for Walsh include former state Reps. Franke Wilmer of Bozeman and Amanda Curtis of Butte, state Sen. Dave Wanzenried and Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger. But several top names have ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582773832014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T09:00:08.976-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58277383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:00:08 MDT Mia Love paid off student loans, made thousands giving speeches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58271901-90/candidate-earned-loan-loans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58271901-90/candidate-earned-loan-loans.html.csp">Mia Love paid off student loans, made thousands giving speeches</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T22:37:21.497-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mia Love is free of her student loan, and she’s hoping that will remove a barb political opponents may throw her way. The 4th Congressional District candidate has also made $27,000 on the speaking circuit since 2012, when she narrowly lost her first campaign for federal office. These are some of the details from the personal financial reports required of all candidates for the House or Senate. Love’s 2013 report shows she owed between $15,000 and $50,000 on her student loan, accrued when she ear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271901@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:37:21 MDT Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp">Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York City’s Naked Cowboy may have met his match. San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public. Davis spoke out against a 2013 San Francisco public nudity ban introduced by his opponent, Scott Wiener. He says nudity is a form of expression. After Davis’ speech he conducted interviews stark naked. Then he walked to where artist Andy Golub was body-painting another naked man. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582687712014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58268771@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:04:02 MDT Rubin: Polling trends that matter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236907-82/poll-polling-candidate-gop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58236907-82/poll-polling-candidate-gop.html.csp">Rubin: Polling trends that matter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Rubin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:53:30.927-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recent polling for the 2014 midterms and beyond is plentiful but not always illuminating. There are two exceptions to this: polls that show a consensus for a trend/wave election and dramatic movement toward a particular candidate. Mainstream media polling outfits seem increasingly to agree that the GOP will win six or more Senate seats, enough to capture the Senate majority. The New York Times/CBS/YouGov poll gives Republicans a 60 percent chance of taking the Senate. The pollsters do not rule o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236907@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:30 MDT News roundup: Poll: Hillary Clinton would beat Mitt Romney http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58236082-64/trib-lake-poll-romney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58236082-64/trib-lake-poll-romney.html.csp">News roundup: Poll: Hillary Clinton would beat Mitt Romney</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T07:58:06.579-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Poll: Clinton would beat Romney. Owens poll says he's close. SLC wants streetcar. Happy Tuesday. Should the election be held today, Mitt Romney would trounce President Barack Obama. But, Romney doesn't look so good right now against a major candidate for the White House, Hillary Clinton. A new poll shows her walking over a Romney candidacy 55-42 percent. [PoliticsUSA] Topping the news: Congressional candidate Doug Owens says a new poll shows his opponent, Mia Love, just a few points ahead,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236082@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:58:06 MDT