Owens Uses Debate to Attack Love instead of Offering Solutions to Voters [UPH Wire]

Voters FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 30, 2014 Contact: James Evans Phone: 801.949.0955 *Owens Uses Debate to Attack Love instead of Offering Solutions to Voters* Salt Lake City, UT– Doug Owens, once again, uses his time on The Doug Wright Show to tell voters what he doesn’t like about Mia Love’s stances instead of offering real solutions for Utah voters. Owens spent the majority of the hour-long debate attacking Mia Love for pushing for less federal government intrusion and more local control for Utahns. “This kind of finger pointing and attacking is exactly what…

A Closer Look at the Dan Jones and BYU Polls, or TL;DR: Why You Can’t Always Trust Pollsters

(Authors Note: While I am an unpaid intern on the Stormont Campaign, this article is entirely independent of that, and does not reflect the candidate or campaign’s views.) It’s “Hey! Look at our Polling Data Week.” It seems like every whosit has a poll prognosticating how the election will turn out. I’m going to look at just two of them, both released on Monday October 27th:Utah Policy Daily (Dan Jones) and BYU’s Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy (BYU-CSED). Both have problems, but the Dan Jones poll is especially…

Does Doug Owens Have a Narrow Path to Victory?

It’s easy for us Republicans to prognosticate Mia Love’s imminent election  to Congress. After a decade of Matheson and numerous futile campaigns to unseat him, we have a nationally popular candidate with a great story and a great campaign team. Victory  appears to be on the horizon. But, as Darth Vader once warned an overconfident Imperial Admiral, it might be worth remembering to not be too proud of what we’ve created. A small band of devoted individuals could still blow everything up. Whether Utah Democrats have that small band of devoted…

Five Signs Doug Owens Doesn’t Plan on Winning

Democrat Doug Owens is running for Congress in Utah’s Fourth Congressional District. Or at least he is on paper. In real life, it looks like another thing.  Whether he’s wowing us with his pie-making skills or telling us that the chaos in his campaign has been the plan all along, the Owens campaign seems doomed. And that’s all without even mentioning his opponent (Mia Love), her party affiliation (Republican) in a Republican leaning district, or her monetary advantage (she’s raised more than any challenger or candidate for any open Congressional seat in this…

BUZZ: Doug Owens Seeks Campaign Manager

Doug Owens for Congress needs a campaign manager Posted by the Utah Democratic Party on Work Forward, the campaign seeks “an aggressive, innovative, committed, and hardworking campaign manager” to run the campaign to be defeated by Republican Mia Love   of the Democratic nominee in Utah’s Fourth Congressional District. The listing doesn’t mention why the previous manager, Emily Hollingshead, has left the campaign. Among other things, the listing notes Owens Ivy League credentials and suggests high name ID due to his father’s time in Congress (from 1973 to 1975 and again from 1987 to 1993).…