Zen Soo, Associated Press | Posted Sep 3rd - 10:35am
Facebook is trying just two months before the U.S. election to better police political misinformation on its platform, a tacit acknowledgement that the social network is rife with falsehoods that could sway the vote.
Even though Utah 4th Congressional District candidate Burgess Owens spoke during last week’s mostly virtual Republican National Convention, it’s not clear how much of an impact his brief appearance is having on his bid to unseat the state’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams.
Community groups rallied at the downtown post office, calling for legislative action to address concerns about recent changes at the U.S. Postal Service that could impact the upcoming general election.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Updated Aug 18th - 3:58pm
The Trump campaign’s interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a “grave” counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded Tuesday as it detailed how associates of Donald Trump had regular contact with Russians and expected to benefit from the Kremlin’s help.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Updated Aug 18th - 12:22pm
Facing a public backlash over mail disruptions, the Trump administration scrambled to respond Monday as the House prepared an emergency vote to halt delivery delays and service changes that Democrats warned could imperil the November election.
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Updated Aug 13th - 7:49pm
President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged Thursday that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money in order to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him the election.
Mori Kessler, St. George News | Posted Aug 9th - 6:26pm
Frustrated with presidential debates only hosting candidates from the country’s two major political parties, a handful of local Libertarians joined a national protest Saturday meant to get their party’s candidate heard on the national debate stage.
Mike Headrick and Keri Wilcox, KSL TV | Posted Aug 6th - 5:19pm
From a statewide mask mandate to mistakes in the state’s steps to fight COVID-19 and how politics has shaped the response – Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox sat down with KSL to discuss his tough choices as head of the state’s Coronavirus Task Force.
Utah officials Thursday participated in a series of webinars about ranked-choice voting, an alternative polling method that allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference rather than voting for just one.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | Posted Jul 31st - 1:45pm
The U.S. Census Bureau sped up the timetable for crunching 2020 census numbers on Friday after an earlier request for an extension stalled in the Senate and as pressure mounts to turn in data used to determine congressional districts by year’s end, when President Donald Trump is still in office.
Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | Posted Jul 31st - 11:50am
A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night. But that doesn’t mean the results will be flawed or fraudulent, as President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday.