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Inauguration tickets could be hard to get

Inauguration tickets could be hard to get



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(AP Photo) Wanna see the presidential inaugural? You're not alone.

Utah Democratic Party Chair Wayne Holland says, "The expectation of then 1.5 million people, and now it's looking like 4 million people, has thrown everything off."

Holland hopes Utahns will have the opportunity to go. He says, "Thirty, 40 years from now saying you were at this event, regardless of partisan stripe, is something that you will want to say."

Every House member receives 198 inaugural tickets to distribute however the lawmaker sees fit. The allocation includes 177 tickets for standing and 19 tickets for sitting. Two tickets are assigned to the lawmaker and significant other.

Every senator receives about 350 tickets. All told, about 240,000 tickets will be available.

The inaugural tickets themselves are free, despite what some would-be scalpers might claim.

Contact Sen. Orrin Hatch and Bob Bennett for those tickets.

E-mail: mrichards@ksl.com

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