Count My Vote in the News
"I believe the current efforts to remove the compromise relative to “Count My Vote” in Utah is an example of upside-down priorities."
"And we end up with a more conservative Legislature – one of the results that the original Count My Vote citizen initiative petition aimed at thwarting."
February 24, 2014: robert bennet: count my vote: "let the process play out" (deseret news)
As he hinted that he might veto the pending bill, Gov. Gary Herbert gave the wisest counsel: "Let the process play out without any kind of games."
The Count My Vote initiative got some big-name support from perhaps the most popular political figure in the state, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who also criticized efforts by the Legislature to preempt the initiative, saying it "feels very wrong."
In the email, Romney said eh's "quite surprised" the Legislature is supporting a bill that would " nullify in advance the Count My Vote proposal.