Count My Vote in the News
"After two successful fundraisers within a week, the leader of an effort to change the way political parties in Utah nominate candidates said a proposed initiative petition drive is ready to go. 'There's nothing that will stop us,' Rich McKeown, president of Count My Vote, said following recent dinners to raise money for the group founded by prominent Republicans. 'We're feeling confident.'
July 22, 2013: group backing ballot change to caucus system begins raising money (salt lake tribune)
"Supporters of a ballot initiative to change how Utah picks its candidates for elected office are raising money — and doing so at a brisk pace — in anticipation of a formal launch in the coming weeks."
June 21, 2013: will utah democrats toss caucus system? (salt lake tribune)
"Some delegates say voters — not party insiders — should decide who will face Republican rivals in general elections. Others say the current system works well and has a proven track record."
"The voice of the people needs to be heard on this subject. The time has come to include all voters in picking candidates, not just an elite few."