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4/26/12: The 2012 Utah Caucuses

Scott Winterton | Deseret News

By Doug Fabrizio

4/26/12: The 2012 Utah Caucuses

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday on RadioWest we're hosting a panel discussion about Utah's recent political caucuses. There's evidence that caucus delegates were more moderate this time around, and that they value experience more than in years past. That may explain why Sen. Orrin Hatch survived the caucuses, only to face his first primary since 1976. We'll also talk about the coming congressional race between Rep. Jim Matheson and Republican nominee Mia Love, and what Democrats are doing to woo Utah's Mormon voters.

  • Read coverage of the 2012 Utah Political Party Conventions by Deseret News reporter Lisa Riley Roche: Deseret News/KSL delegate panel speaks out No primary for Governor Gary Herbert, GOP nominates 2nd, 4th congressional candidates with love and rancor
  • Articles by KSL reporter John Daley: Love confident heading into fierce battle with Matheson, GOP, Democratic conventions gave surprising conclusions
  • Articles by Salt Lake Tribune reporter Robert Gehrke: 2nd District race full of intrigue, conspiracy theories, FreedomWorks endorses Love, vows big spending, Hatch starts primary leg of race with big cash edge
  • Stories by KUER News Director Terry Gildea and the KUER News team: Utah Democrats Nominate Howell for US Senate, Woo Mormon Voters, Hatch and Liljenquist Head to Primary for GOP Senate Nomination, Utah Republican State Convention Results

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