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Map of 2012 UT-04 Election 2012 (Salt Lake County only)
Like with the County Mayor election this precinct map is not mine, this is Justin Miller's map. Miller is Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdam's campaign manager. As before, the light blue/red areas ...
Gygaxian 02/23/2014 10 7 - -
A map of the 2012 Salt Lake County Mayoral election
Apologies to everyone for not posting a diary for a while, I've been distracted. But here is a map of the 2012 Salt Lake County Mayoral election between Democrat Ben McAdams (who is now the County ...
Gygaxian 02/22/2014 17 2 - -
Thoughts on Jim Matheson's retirement from a UT-04 resident
So if you have not heard about it, yesterday seven-term Congressman Jim Matheson, Democrat from Utah's 4th district, announced that he would not seek re-election. Now, I'm only going to briefly ...
Gygaxian 12/19/2013 14 6 - -
The State of the Utah Democratic Party in 2013
If anyone wants to know how the Utah Democratic Party is faring, here's a summary of the elected officials in the Utah Democratic party, a short blurb about them (from my own viewpoint, so though I ...
Gygaxian 10/25/2013 22 21 - -
Utah State Senator wants to abolish compulsory education... And is the scion of a rich family
So when you think of Mormons, I'm betting at least some of you think of the Osmonds. Oh yes, the LDS royalty, the long-since faded away singing clan that now seems to only consist of Donny and Marie!
Gygaxian 07/16/2013 28 22 - -
How would you reform the Utah Democratic Party?
So as you know, I'm the guy obsessed with Utah politics. It's a weakness of mine, and it's mainly because I can relate with the cities, internal ideas, and demographics mentioned in Utah political ...
Gygaxian 07/11/2013 26 9 - -
Putting out a call for Southwestern mayoral diaries
Hey all, Gygaxian here. I've got a project I would like to do, but I can't do it alone. I want to have a set of diaries covering all the major municipal (mayoral and city council) elections this year,
Gygaxian 07/03/2013 5 5 - -
Finding Multiculturalism in a Utah Thrift Store
So since June 25th, 2012 (the day after Utah's state holiday Pioneer Day), I've been working at the LDS Church-owned second-hand thrift store Deseret Industries (nicknamed "DI" here in Utah) as a ...
Gygaxian 05/22/2013 7 16 - -
The First Mormon President... Of Mali? Meet Yeah Samake
As many of you may know, there was a presidential election in Mali last year. Or, at least there would have been, if not for the coup that forced the incumbent president and all presidential ...
Gygaxian 05/01/2013 4 6 1 -
Welcome to the Four Corners Leadership Project
Hello everyone, and welcome to the Four Corners Leadership Project. This group is intended to explore the political issues and candidates of the Southwestern United States, specifically the Four ...
Gygaxian 04/30/2013 5 5 - -
I'm a Mormon liberal, and here's why
When most people think of Mormons and politics, they think of ultra-conservative Republicans with a particularly moralistic streak. They think of Mormons as being anathema to progressives, and ...
Gygaxian 04/23/2013 18 15 - -
From Salt Lake to Moab: Winning Elections in Utah
As it always is in Utah, 2012 was a terrible year for the Utah Democrats. This time, all but 5 State Senate and 14 State House seats went to the Republicans, with nearly every other elected office ...
Gygaxian 03/21/2013 52 30 1 -
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