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Photo of a man in a suit standing behind a clear podium that reads "Utah Debate Commission"
Ivy Ceballo, pool photographer

Utah has the first open seat for governor since 2004, and there are four candidates vying for the Republican nomination: Spencer Cox, Greg Hughes, Jon Huntsman Jr. and Thomas Wright. In the lead up to the June 30 primary, KUER is bringing voters a conversation with each of them.

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Thursday evening, Feb. 20, 2020

Photo of the gubernatorial candidates on stage for their first debate.
Sonja Hutson / KUER

Six Republican candidates for Utah governor sparred in a debate Friday at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit. It largely focused on how best to manage the state’s growth and highlighted the conversation about political insiders and outsiders. 

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Former Utah Republican Party Chair Thomas Wright announced Thursday that Utah Congressman Rob Bishop is joining his ticket as a candidate for lieutenant governor. 

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Monday evening, Jan. 13, 2020