Preliminary Election Results – 2017 General Election

Note: These election results are updated as of Thursday, November 16, but still not final or official. By this point, the margins are too large for late-counted votes to change the results. And based on votes counted so far,┬áthe turnout is 38.7% in American Fork, which is excellent for an … Read More …

David’s Handy Little (General) Election Guide, 2017

Here on my thoughts on the races on my November 2017 general election ballot. US House of Representatives, Utah District 3 In the special election to fill the latter half of former Congressman Jason Chaffetz’s term, there are three candidates of note. Provo Mayor John Curtis is a sterling example … Read More …

In Praise of Candidates (and Their Friends and Families)

Election Day is four days away, and many of us have already voted by mail. For the candidates, their families, close friends, and avid supporters, the end of a marathon looms — but in some ways it’s uphill to the finish line. I’ve never been a candidate for political office, … Read More …