The United Utah Party voted to endorse Candace Jacobson, an independent write-in candidate for Utah County Clerk. The vote took place at a special convention of party members on Saturday, October 8. "Candace is giving voters a moderate choice that they wouldn’t otherwise have,” said Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair. “Utah County voters don’t have to settle for picking the lesser of two extremists."Read more
Every election year, the UUP does a professional survey. We do this for several reasons: to learn more about which issues are important to voters, to help inform our candidates’ campaigns, and to track how awareness about the UUP has changed over time. I’d like to share some interesting results with you.Read more
With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, the United Utah Party urges the Governor and state legislature to convene a special session to review the abortion trigger laws that will now take effect in Utah, and consider whether those laws need to be refined for a post Roe v. Wade Utah.
Have you ever wished for a call to adventure? In literary circles, a “call to adventure” is that exciting moment in epic stories where heroes are pulled out of their comfort zone and into the adventure that makes the story worth enjoying.
Well, here’s your call!Read more
Last week, a leaked draft opinion indicated that the Supreme Court is inclined to overturn Roe v. Wade. To be clear, this is a draft opinion from February, not the final opinion of the court. Positions and reasoning can and do change, and so I don’t want to devote too much ink to something that is admittedly incomplete.Read more
Former Senator Orrin Hatch has passed away at the age of 88. The United Utah Party appreciates his long career of civic service. "Senator Hatch was a wonderful example of dedicated service to his state and nation,” says Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair.Read more
Sen. Mitt Romney and Gov. Spencer Cox did not attend today's Republican Party Convention. "After being booed down last year, it’s no surprise they didn’t attend, and now Lt. Gov. Henderson has also been subjected to similar treatment," said Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair. “All three would have found a much warmer welcome at our state convention last week.”Read more
Democratic Party delegates took the unprecedented step today of forgoing nomination of their own candidate in favor of endorsing Evan McMullin for US Senate. "We applaud the courage and wisdom of the Democratic Party in setting aside party loyalty and putting the needs of Utah first," said Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair.Read more
Thank you to everyone who participated at our state convention last Saturday! It was good to meet together in person again, and we are grateful for the technology that allowed so many to join and participate remotely, too. The pandemic has stretched us individually and as a party, and being able to be even more inclusive is one of its few silver linings.Read more
The Utah Party held its state nominating convention this Saturday. “This is the third time we're fielding candidates in regular elections, and we're excited to have such a solid slate. The opportunity to also vote on endorsing Evan McMullin only added to that excitement,” said Hillary Stirling, chair of the United Utah Party.Read more