BUZZ: Governor Announces State School Board Candidates

Today Governor Herbert announced the candidates for the State School Board.  Candidates for the Board are vetted through a nominating and recruiting committee, then selected by the Governor.  The following candidates will be appearing on the ballot in November: District 1 David L Clark Terryl Warner (incumbent) District 2 Spencer F Stokes Willard Z Maughan District 3 Michael G. Jensen (incumbent) Linda Hansen District 5 Mark Bouchard Laura Collier Belnap District 6 Dan Griffiths (incumbent) Brittany Cummins District 9 Joylin Lincoln Heather Groom (incumbent) District 14 Mike Miles Mark Huntsman

VOTE: Who is Utah’s top lobbyist?

Capitol at night

We asked; you nominated. Now it’s time to vote: Who is Utah’s top lobbyist?

Stokes to Lead Millner’s campaign and other District 18 rumors

Utah Capitol Hill

While interesting, it’s not really a secret that Spencer Stokes has signed on to lead former Weber State University President F. Ann Millner’s campaign for the Utah Senate. What’s interesting is that Millner, the second after Republican activist James Humphreys to enter the race for the  District 18 seat currently held by the retiring Sen. Stuart Reid,  may not be the last to get in. The buzz around town is that Jon Greiner, a former State Senator who lost his job as Ogden’s police chief after running afoul of the Hatch Act,…