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Sept. 16: Congressional debate, voting straight ticket

By Richard Piatt | Posted - Sep. 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.



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OverviewIn this Sunday Edition: a conversation with the candidates hoping to become the 2nd District's new congressman. We will ask Chris Stewart and Jay Seegmiller to address the issues important to Utah voters. Plus, voting straight ticket: Doug Wright offers his opinion on this tactic all in this Sunday Edition.

Segment 1 & 2

We are kicking off election debates today with the candidates hoping to become congressman in the 2nd District. Congressman Jim Matheson held that seat but opted this year to run in the new 4th District. The boundaries for the 2nd District have shifted to the western part of the state. So new boundaries and two new candidates for the sea, Republican Chris Stewart and Democrat Jay Seegmiller.

Segment 3

Information about voter registration is arriving in mail boxes. A lot of people in Utah choose to vote straight ticket. This week Doug Wright offers his opinion on why people should reconsider that approach.

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