The Dust Settles on UT-3’s GOP Primary

Until now, we haven’t seen much effect from SB54, the bill that allows candidate to still get on a primary ballot even if they don’t make it in the top two at the convention. This is now only the second GOP primary in Utah where a signature gatherer defeated at convention beat the top vote-getter, and we will feel the repercussions for a while. This was a strange one, in that Jason Chaffetz resigned in the middle of his term, and Gov. Herbert butted heads with then Utah GOP-chair James…

A profile on Tanner Ainge

Tanner Ainge comes from the world of finance. In my conversation with him, Ainge talked about his experience working with small companies and having to quickly evaluate them to see if they are a good investment. To do this he has had to master learning about many aspects, including financial statements, driving factors, industry trends, headwinds, tailwinds, and regulatory burdens. He also said that you even have to deal with reluctant founders and be able to reassure them that you will take good care of their business that they have…