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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2020, file photo, Aimee Winder Newton, a Salt Lake County Council member, speaks during a debate for Utah's 2020 gubernatorial race, in Salt Lake City. The Utah governor's race is filling out, with another Republican candidate choosing a running mate. Salt Lake County Council member Winder Newton announced Tuesday, March 24, 2020, that her lieutenant governor pick is State Auditor John Dougall. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Another GOP candidate for governor chooses running mate

Mar. 24, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah governor's race is filling out, with another Republican candidate choosing a running mate. Salt Lake County Council member Aimee Winder Newton announced Tuesday that her lieutenant governor pick is State Auditor John Dougall. “John is a proven conservative leader and...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Republican Sen. Deidre Henderson poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Gubernatorial candidate Spencer Cox announced his running mate Thursday, March 19, 2020, Utah Sen. Henderson.

Spencer Cox picks Utah Sen. Deidre Henderson as running mate

Mar. 19, 2020 12:41 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gubernatorial candidate Spencer Cox announced his running mate Thursday: Utah Sen. Diedre Henderson. “As we look at the problems that Utah is facing in the near future, and in the long term, I think we really need people in leadership who know how to work well with...

Shoshone leader announces bid for Congressional seat

Feb. 21, 2020 1:00 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation is running for Congress, joining the race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop. Darren Parry announced Thursday he will run as a Democrat, saying on the northern Utah radio station KVNU he considers himself an advocate...

Utah congressional delegation opposes Zion park reservations

Feb. 11, 2020 6:55 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Utah's congressional delegation has signed a letter opposing the proposed use of a reservation system for Zion National Park. The National Park Service plans to move forward with a capacity study that could result in a mandated reservation system for the park in southwest Utah, The...

Provo's first female mayor will be Huntsman's running mate

Feb. 7, 2020 1:10 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah governor candidate Jon Huntsman, Jr. named Provo mayor Michelle Kaufusi as his running mate on Friday. The Republican and ex-U.S. ambassador to Russia said in a statement that the city’s first female mayor would bring “an important local perspective” as...