Now Available: July 29 Candidate Audio and David’s Commentary

Audio I’ve just published four posts here which may interest American Fork voters. Two (one for each race) have audio from the July 29 meet-the-candidates event, divided by question or statement, with a bit of discussion but no opinion from me. Some folks like it that way, and that’s okay. … Read More …

David’s Notes on the June 29 City Council Debate

As before, this is not an attempt to give a complete play-by-play report of everything each candidate said. It’s one guy’s notes and opinions, and I’ll be candid. That said, if you read my thoughts on the mayoral debate, you’ll notice that these take a different tone. There’s a good … Read More …

David’s Very Candid Notes on the June 29 Mayoral Debate

This is not an attempt to give a complete play-by-play report of everything each candidate said, though I will summarize the responses to a degree. It’s one guy’s notes and opinions, and you are duly warned: I’m not pulling punches here. Well, not very many. You may not like what … Read More …

American Fork – Primary – City Council Candidates Audio

Here’s the audio I recorded from the city council candidates’ portion of Saturday’s meet-the-candidates event at the American Fork Hospital. But first, some disclaimers and housekeeping. The audio isn’t professional. You get what you get from my little Sony voice recorder. I used Audacity for dynamic range compression, noise suppression, … Read More …

American Fork – Primary – Mayoral Candidates Audio

Here’s the audio I recorded from the mayoral candidates’ portion of Saturday’s meet-the-candidates event at the American Fork Hospital. Purists might not call it a debate, I suppose, but it’s as close as we tend to get in our politics. Here are a few disclaimers and some housekeeping. The audio … Read More …

Meet the Candidates for Mayor and City Council

Tomorrow — Saturday, July 29 — is an event you may not want to miss: a rare opportunity to meet the candidates for American Fork mayor and city council before the August primary election reduces the field. (The photo is from a similar event in 2015.) Who, Where, When As … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 2

Eight city council candidates will be on the August 15 primary ballot. Each voter may choose two, and the four with the most votes will advance to the November general election, where again each voter may choose two. The two winners get the seats. Here candidates answer questions about taxes, … Read More …

City Council Candidates Q&A – Part 1

Eight city council candidates will be on the August 15 primary ballot. Each voter may choose two, and the four with the most votes will advance to the November general election, where again each voter may choose two. The two winners get the seats. Here candidates answer questions about their … Read More …

Mayoral Candidates Q&A – Part 2

Mayoral candidates Brad Frost, Daniel Copper, and Carlton Bowen are on the August 15 primary ballot in American Fork. Here they answer questions about taxes, fees, water rates, and roads. (Previously, they answered questions about experience and qualifications, goals, and why they’re running.) Note: This page will be updated as further … Read More …