UTGOP Statement on Preliminary Injunction Hearing [UPH Wire]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, April 11th, 2015Contact: Julian Babbitt Phone: (435) 574-1560 UTGOP Statement on Preliminary Injunction Hearing Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans released the following statement after District Court Judge Nuffer’s ruling on the Party’s motion for a preliminary injunction against SB54 (the compromise between the state legislature and Count My Vote):”As Chair of the Utah Republican Party, I look forward to taking our legal challenge through the next phase of the litigation process,” said Chairman James Evans. “Based upon Judge Nuffer’s remarks, the Party is confident that SB54 will be…

UTGOP Applauds Favorable Recommendation of Legislative Fix to Plurality Issue [UPH Wire]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 2, 2015Contact: Julian Babbitt Phone: 435.574.1560 UTGOP Applauds Favorable Recommendation of Legislative Fix to Plurality Issue SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans released the following statement after House Government Operations Committee’s favorable recommendation on HB313 (1st Sub), which addresses the plurality issue in the primary resulting from the enactment of SB54 (the Utah Legislature/Count My Vote compromise):”As Speaker Hughes has stated, ‘plurality was always going to be an issue that the legislature would come back and address. We need to get this…

UTGOP Filed Preliminary Injunction Against SB54 [UPH Wire]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 5, 2015 Contact: Julian Babbitt Phone: 435.574.1560 MEDIA ADVISORY – UTGOP Filed Preliminary Injunction Against SB54 Salt Lake City – The Utah Republican Party filed a preliminary injunction against SB54 in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division. Filing the injunction is a key step in the Party’s legal challenge to SB54, as the law officially went into effect on Thursday, January 1st. “While I recognize that it is difficult to have this sort of relief granted, we have been able to demonstrate the…