The Salt Lake Tribune continues its annual tradition of choosing a Utahn of the Year. Take our survey and tell us who you think deserves the nod. The winner will be announced Christmas Day.
Previous Utahns of the Year
2018 • Former North Ogden Mayor and fallen soldier Brent Taylor.
2017 • Longtime U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch.
2016 • Madi Barney, who brought attention to how Brigham Young University was handling reports of sexual assaults.
2015 • Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes.
2014 • Same-sex marriage plaintiffs.
2013 • Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill.
2012 • Mormons Building Bridges.
2011 • Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank.
2010 • Elizabeth, Lois and Mary Smart.
2009 • Elizabeth Smart.
2008 • Utah Jazz owner and businessman Larry Miller.
2007 • First responders to tragedies, including the Trolley Square shooting rampage and the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster.
2006 • Latino leaders Jorge Fierro, Andrew Valdez, Ruby Chacon and Alma Armendariz.
2005 • Pamela Atkinson, advocate for the poor and homeless.
2004 • Utahns killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
2003 • Gov. Olene Walker.
2002 • LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley.
2001 • Winter Games organizer Mitt Romney.
2000 • Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson.
1999 • The letter that sparked the Olympic bribery scandal.
1998 • Mary Ann Kingston, who suffered a brutal beating after escaping plural marriage.
1997 • NBA MVP Karl Malone.