A Tribute To Kim Burningham

The United Utah Party extends condolences to the family of Kim Burningham, former state legislator and state school board chairman, who died July 7, at age 80. Read more
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Tired of partisan extremism and gridlock? Try United Utah

We want to provide a home for the politically homeless. Who are these homeless? They are moderate Republicans, Democrats and independents who are tired of the extremism of the two major parties. We are a party at the center of Utah voters.

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Listen to the Latest Lawsuit Update

Tune in at 9:50 am today to the Doug Wright Show to hear Third Congressional District Candidate Jim Bennett on the lawsuit status on KSL!

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United Utah Party Not Afraid to March to the Beat of Its Own Drum

While the Fourth of July commemorates the Declaration of Independence, signed in 1776, the fight is far from over. We must continuously strive to maintain the freedoms for which our forefathers fought so dearly, and remember that this country is far more than the policies and issues that make headlines, but it's about the people themselves. 

 

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The Choice for "Forward"

In February of this year, I was invited to join an exploratory group that called itself “Citizens for a Moderate Political Alternative”.

 

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Most Utah Voters Open to Voting for United Utah Policy Candidates

The United Utah Party is barely certified and already it has the potential support of a majority of Utah voters.  According to a new poll conducted by Dan Jones and Associates and commissioned by Utah Policy, 63 percent of Utah voters said they were “not very loyal to either major party and would consider voting for a qualified candidate in the [United Utah Party]."

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Update on Law Suit to Force Lt. Governor's Office to Place Jim Bennett on Ballot

The preliminary hearing for the lawsuit the United Utah Party is pursuing against the Lt. Governor's office was held yesterday.  Judge David Nuffer scheduled the actual hearing for July13-14. with a decision quickly after that.  The judge also used the session to pose questions about the case.  The questions to our attorneys and the state's attorneys expressed the fact that the case was not based on statute, but an executive order.  He wanted to know where the provisions of the executive order were based in statute, and he wanted to know what provisions existed in the executive order for any new party to compete.

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United Utah Party Celebrates Certification

Reluctant Elections Staff Makes it Official

SALT LAKE CITY, [June 26, 2017]-- Utahns in search of a less partisan political home may now have one — officially. After a prolonged spat with the Utah Elections Office, the United Utah Party gained certification today [Monday] to become the state’s 6th registered party.

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Why is the GOP so afraid of me on the ballot?

My name is Jim Bennett, and I’ve been a loyal Republican for most of my life. But I’m not a Republican anymore.

My father, former Sen. Bob Bennett, was heartbroken to watch the Grand Old Party, the party of Lincoln and the party of Reagan, become the party of Donald Trump. So was I. That’s why I changed my party registration shortly after Trump secured the Republican nomination.

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What is the United Utah Party and What Does It Stand For?

A group of concerned citizens has formed a new political party in Utah — the United Utah Party. It is a party intended to provide a home for the politically homeless. Who are these homeless? They are moderate Republicans, Democrats, and independents who are tired of the extremism of the two major parties. We are a party at the center of Utah voters.

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