Candidates for Utah County GOP leadership (2019)

Another county convention is upon us and we have four competitive leadership races. On Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Mountain View High School, the Utah County Republican Party will hold its organizing convention. More information can be found at https://www.ucrp.org/april-27-2019-ucrp-organizing-convention/     Candidates for Chair: (Written by John Mulholland) Ben Stanley Ben Stanley is a lawyer that works with technology firms. He believes that clear procedure and professional behavior is needed in the party to overcome the current infighting. And as we generate more unity, we will generate more enthusiasm and participation…

How the Caucus Impacts Party Leadership and Governance

There are many great things about caucus system, such as creating an environment where money has much less of an influence and the average citizen can run for elected office without breaking the bank. But a flaw of the caucus system can be found in the reason why people are willing to give up time to interview the candidates and to go to convention meetings. This is even more interesting when you consider the central committee, which is made of precinct chairs, vice-chairs, legislative district officers, and county party leadership. They…