Dear Delegate: Sorry Not Sorry

  A few days before the Utah County Republican Convention, the Republican delegates in Legislative District 57 received a letter from the Foundation for Government Accountability (“FGA”) giving us their honest assessment of the candidates. You know the letter. It lionized Rep. Brian Greene (who eventually won with 69.8% of the vote) and blasted John G. Stevens (for unconfirmable employment) and Holly Richardson (for “tweeting” and for “blogging”). But this letter, though claiming to be from the FGA and sent on  FGA letterhead, was done without the knowledge or consent of the…

Unknown Persons Send Fraudulent Mailers to LD 57

[UPDATE: 3:45 PM 4-10-2014] The Foundation for Government Accountability has filed an elections complaint.  Greene and Richardson have each issued statements condemning the letter. See below. Even with the John Swallow scandal barely in our rear view mirror, deceptive campaign practices in Utah continue. Utah county, where elections are decided at the Republican convention or primary, is already seeing dirty tricks. A letter with Foundation for Government Accountability (“FGA”) letterhead received by Republican County Delegates this week has been found to be fraudulent.  The letter purported to be from the…