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 …

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 American Fork City Council Candidates (Parts 9-12)

On Saturday morning State Auditor John Dougall moderated a meet-the-candidates event at American Fork Hospital. It was part of their Pancakes and Politics series, which is sponsored by the American Fork Chamber of Commerce. No one in the area has more credibility in the moderator’s role than John Dougall. And … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 8)

Link Here’s a link to audio of candidates’ one-minute closing statements at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: 2015_Wednesday_8 Closing Statements (in summary) Kevin Barnes: We’ve talked about a lot of things tonight, and talked a lot about money. When you go to vote, look at the … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 7)

Link Here’s a link to audio of a few questions and candidate responses at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: In this segment, each candidate asked a question of the other three candidates. The questioner had one minute to ask the question and offer his own comments. … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 6)

Link Here’s a link to audio of a few questions and candidate responses at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: These questions were submitted by residents attending the event. 2015_Wednesday_6 Questions in this Segment What level of debt is healthy for our city? Are we there? If … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 5)

Link Here’s a link to audio of a few questions and candidate responses at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: These questions were submitted by residents attending the event. 2015_Wednesday_5 Questions in this Segment How can American Fork protect its interests in American Fork Canyon? (Order: Simpson … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 4)

Link Here’s a link to audio of a few questions and candidate responses at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: These questions were submitted in advance via the Internet. 2015_Wednesday_4 Questions in this Segment Do you support mass transit generally? What can the City do to get … Read More …

Meet the American Fork City Council Candidates (Part 3)

Link Here’s a link to audio of a few questions and candidate responses at last Wednesday evening’s meet-the-candidate event at American Fork Library: These questions were submitted in advance via the Internet. 2015_Wednesday_3 Questions in this Segment What would you cut in the current budget to increase road funding? (Order: … Read More …