Count My Vote in the News

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  Rogelio V. Solis, Associated Press

Rogelio V. Solis, Associated Press

march 7, 2015: utah gop votes to hold presidential caucus, despite plea from mitt romney (deseret news)

"The caucus and convention system is set to change next year as a result of a compromise reached between lawmakers and organizers of the Count My Vote initiative, which would have replaced it with a direct primary."


march 4, 2015: editorial: count my vote deal should not be changed (the salt lake tribune)

"SB54 was a deal the Legislature made, supposedly in good faith. The state should go through at least one election cycle with that system in place. Only then would it be appropriate to entertain any corrections."

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march 4, 2015: state issues faq on how count my vote compromise will work (utah policy)

"Few new laws have been as misunderstood or controversial as last year’s SB54, but now the State Elections Office has posted a FAQ web page on the dual-track candidate nomination law."


march 4, 2015: mitt romney calls utah gop move to a caucus a "bad decision" (deseret news)

"The Utah GOP is embroiled in a battle over a compromise reached with lawmakers last year that ended the Count My Vote initiative to replace the state's unique caucus and convention system for selecting nominees with a direct primary."

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march 4, 2015: mitt romney attacks utah gop's plan for presidential caucus (the salt lake tribune)

"That new law allows candidates to qualify for a primary either by gathering signatures or going through the caucus-convention system. It was a compromise to stop a ballot initiative by Count My Vote that would have replaced conventions with a direct primary. Romney endorsed Count My Vote."


march 3, 2015: let the voters decide the party primaries -- don't pass hb 313 (deseret news)

"Utah Republican Party leaders and some legislators have labored to overturn or weaken the provisions of SB54. They got one step closer to their goal earlier this week."

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