The Utah Democratic Party is working to build the Democratic Party across all of Utah's 29 counties. Use this page to locate contact information for your local county party, find events scheduled for your area or read news posted from across the state.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Utah has lost about 20,400 jobs in the past year.
An employment report released Monday says Utah recorded its...
County ConventionsLast Updated on 2011-04-04 00:00:00April 19th - Washington County - St. George Library - 5:30 PM
April 27th - Tooele County - Tooele Senior Center - 7:00 PM
April 29th - Emery County - Castle Dale Senior Citizens Center - 6:00 PM
April 29th - Carbon County - Carbon County Courthouse - 7:00 PM
April 29th - Wasatch County - Heber Senior Center - 7:00 PM
April 30th - Salt Lake County - Cottonwood High School - Caucus @ 8:00 AM Convention 9:30 AM
April 30th - Sanpete County - Strate Garage (Spring City) - 6:00 PM
May 7th - Utah County - Orem Junior High - 9:00 AM
May 7th - Davis County - Centerville Junior High - 10:00 AM
May 7th - Summit County - Legacy Lodge (Park City) - 4:00 PM
May 10th - Juab County - County Building - 7:00 PM
May 11th - IronCounty - Cedar Middle School - 7:00 PM
May 14th - Weber County - Pleasant Valley Library (Washington Terrace) - 10:00 AM
May 21st - Duchesne / Uintah - TBA -... More »
Draft of 2012 Utah National Delegate Selection PlanLast Updated on 2011-03-25 00:00:00
Public Comment Welcome on 2012 National Delegate Plan
Salt Lake City, UT— The Utah State Democratic Committee today released a draft of the Utah State Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan for the 2012 Democratic National Convention for public comment. The plan outlines the requirements for individuals wishing to run for delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention to be held next year in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as guidelines to which the Utah State Democratic Party must adhere throughout the delegate selection process. The public comment period will be open for 30 days from March 28, 2011 to April 27, 2011. The plan will be formally adopted by the Utah State Democratic Party after the public comment period has ended.
The state of Utah will be allotted 34 delegates to the... More »
The Governor's Mansion is Not "FOR SALE"Last Updated on 2010-05-28 00:00:00In a report written for the Salt Lake Tribune, Realtor Scott Corroon exposed that the Utah Association of Realtors, through its political action committee, has contributed $100,000 to the re-election campaign of Republican Gary Herbert.
The donation constitutes the largest contribution to date from a single entity to Herbert’s campaign. Mayor Peter Corroon hasn’t received a single dime for his campaign from this statewide membership group. Corroon’s response to the UAR gift to Herbert is that the governor’s mansion should not be “For Sale.”
In defending the contribution, UAR president Chris Sloan only mentions that Herbert was a Realtor and has seen Utah through difficult economic times. Sloan coincidentally is also... More »
Despite Fathers' Conditions: Republican Candidates Willing To A Create New Generation of Downwinders Last Updated on 2010-05-21 00:00:00
In a report by the Salt Lake Tribune, both Republican Senate candidates say they would support a resumption of underground nuclear weapons tests, presumably in Nevada, to help modernize the nation's weapons stockpile.
Mike Lee signed a "Peace Through Strength" pledge Monday, which consists of several defense policy positions, including protecting national sovereignty, not trying enemy combatants in U.S. courts, energy security and the modernization and testing of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
"We need to always have our eye on the ball for developing new weapons systems and that is going to require new testing," Lee said in an interview with The Salt Lake Tribune .
"I think we need always to be modernizing our equipment, including our nuclear weapons," Lee said in an interview Tuesday. "I think any time you do that, you have to weigh... More »
2010 County Convention PageLast Updated on 2010-03-29 00:00:002010 County Convention Schedule
*This page will be updated as additional information becomes available
County conventions are held to nominate local candidates and to select state delegates. In less populated areas, counties may choose to hold their caucus meeting and convention simultaneously. If you are from a county which chose to hold the caucuses and convention simultaneously, there will not be another convention until the State Convention on May 8.
Please find below the date, time and location for your county convention. If information for your county convention is not provided, please call Bryan Murray at 801-328-1212 ext. 211 or Justin Daniels at 801-328-1212 ext. 210. We will be updating this page regularly as county parties provide details for their conventions.
If you aren't sure anyone in your area or in your county is organizing a convention and would be... More »
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