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    ELECTION NEWS
    New and familiar faces file for candidacy this week

    Sean Wharton files against Councilman Dave Ure
    the close of business Thursday, Summit County voters will have a good preview of November's ballot, which will include two County Council races and Read more...
    School board candidates multiply
    Now that the filing window for local school board seats is open, several new candidates have headed to the Summit County Clerk's office to file the Read more...

    Candidate filing window officially open
    The partisan races for two seats on the Summit County Council and seven department-head positions got off to a strong start Friday. Read more...

    The roots of democracy sprout at neighborhood caucuses
    For a real taste of the democratic process, take the time to participate in your neighborhood caucus. Read more...

    School board election filings begin
    This story was updated late Friday afternoon to reflect late filings.The filing window for running for local school board seats opened Friday... Read more...

    Party caucuses starting soon
    March is a busy time for Utah Republicans and Democrats. In the course of a week after a 45-day legislative session capped off with a final marathon Read more...

    Seven county department head slots up for election this year
    You won't find these jobs in the classified listings, but if you are looking for a near-six-figure salary and full benefits, it might be smart to Read more...

    School board seats up for election
    Election year in Summit County will begin March 14 at 8 a.m. when those that want to run for public office can file to do so at the County Clerk's Read more...

    Rep. Mel Brown to seek re-election
    Still in the midst of a busy 2014 legislative session, 53rd District Rep. Melvin Brown (R-Coalville) announced that he will run for re-election once Read more...

    County Democratic Party Chair to run against Rep. Powell
    54th District Rep. Kraig Powell (R-Heber City) will have an opponent in this November's election. Summit County Democratic Party Chair Glenn Wright, Read more...

    Two familiar names declare candidacy for Sum. Co. Sheriff
    Two more lawmen have announced their intent to join the Summit County Sheriff's campaign, and voters may recognize them, as both ran against Sheriff Read more...

    Council member Dave Ure to run again
    Entering his sixth year on the Summit County Council, Dave Ure announced on Wednesday that he will seek re-election this November. Read more...

    Sen. Van Tassell to seek re-election
    Utah Sen. Kevin Van Tassell (R-Vernal) who serves the 26th District of Daggett, Duchesne, Summit, Uintah and Wasatch Counties, told The Park Record Read more...

    County Council member Robinson, Rep. Powell will seek re-election
    County Council member Chris Robinson (D) and Utah State Rep. Kraig Powell (R) both told The Park Record this week that they will seek re-election. Read more...

    Capt. Martinez running for sheriff
    Summit County Sheriff's Capt. Justin Martinez declared Wednesday he will run for sheriff in next year's election. Read more...

    Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen takes crown

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. Full Story
    (Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
    Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night. Full Story