Newsletters and Updates

UUP APPLAUDS DEMOCRATIC ENDORSEMENT OF EVAN MCMULLIN FOR U.S. SENATE

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.

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Post-Convention Update with a Call to Action

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.

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UUP Nominates and Endorses Candidates

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.

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UNITED UTAH PARTY STATE CONVENTION ON APRIL 16

The United Utah Party will be holding its State Nominating Convention on Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 am at West High School in Salt Lake City (241 N 300 W, Salt Lake City UT, 84103).
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Chair's Note— Back with a Bang!

Between the omicron variant, the disarray caused by redistricting, and an abruptly-shortened candidate recruiting season, we took a brief hiatus with the newsletter. But the good news is that we’re back and with a bang!

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January Walker Announces Candidacy for U.S. House of Representatives with United Utah Party

Businesswoman and cybersecurity professional January Walker announced today that she will run for U.S. House of Representatives in the 4th Congressional District with the United Utah Party. “Utah is the youngest state in the nation and deserves to have a seat at the table that’s representative of them in both age and technological expertise,” says January.

 

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Jay Mcfarland Announces Run for U.S. House of Representatives With UUP

Well-known podcaster and former KSL talk radio personality Jay Mcfarland announced today that he will run for U.S. House of Representatives in the 2nd Congressional District with the United Utah Party.  Jay has spent his career in radio fighting for principled politics, most notably as the host of the JayMac News Show on KSL News Radio in Salt Lake City.  Jay announced that he had joined the United Utah Party on his January 6th podcast.  "I believe that the United Utah Party is the best place moving forward, where we can create an opportunity to take back the power from the majority parties and return to a place where elected officials have to come to us for our vote, instead of knowing how we're going to vote," said Jay in his announcement.
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UNITED UTAH PARTY COMMENDS CHENEY AND KINZINGER, CONDEMNS Jan 6 VIOLENCE

The Republican National Committee gathered in Salt Lake City and passed a resolution that condemned Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for their opposition to last year's deadly insurrection in the nation's capitol. The resolution also redefines this event as citizens engaged in "legitimate political discourse."

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UUP Opposes Divisive Education Bills

The United Utah Party opposes SB 114 and HB 234. “Both of these bills are unnecessarily divisive and politicize our public education,” says Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair.

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UUP CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITISM

A recent email from David Bateman, founder and chair of Utah tech firm Entrata, asserts that COVID-19 vaccines are part of a plot by “the Jews” for “the systematic extermination of billions of people.”
 
“This kind of bigotry and ignorance has no place in civilized public discourse,” said Hillary Stirling, United Utah Party Chair. “David Bateman’s anti-Semitic remarks are a disgrace and must be condemned in the strongest possible terms.”
  
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