We interview candidates for local and state elections
Utah Lieutenant Gov. Spencer Cox
Gubernatorial candidate Spencer Cox reached out to citizens of the Uintah Basin on Monday, February 17th to discuss his position on issues facing rural Utah citizens. Spencer Cox is one of 6 candidates campaigning to succeed Utah Governor Gary Herbert, who is not running for re-election. Mr. Cox addresses issues pertaining to rural Utah citizens.
Howard Wallack (R) Candidate Utah's 1st Congressional District
Howard Wallack proudly proclaims he has never held a political office. He is a former school teacher and has owned and operated a successful trucking company. He feels that due to his experience in business and the classroom he is in a better represent the hard working citizens of the Uintah Basin in Congress.
Utah Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Hughes addresses questions relevant to citizens of the Uintah Basin including, Ural Utah's shrinking legislative influence, public lands, Utah tax reform, how to address Utah's growing population with rural infrastructure expansion and much more. Mr. Hughes served in Utah House of Representatives since 2003, he served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2015 to 2018. He served as Chairman of the House Education Committee, UTA Board of Trustees. He sponsored the resolution calling on President Trump to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument declaration. He also fought to compel the federal government to honor our statehood promise to transfer title to our public lands.
Kerry Gibson Candidate Utah's 1st Congressional District
Kerry Gibson (R) Utah's 1st Congressional District visited the citizens of the Uintah Basin this week. Kerry Gibson and his wife Katrina have raised 6 children on their family farm in West Weber County. Kerry has serviced the citizens of the State of Utah as Utah Agriculture and Food Commissioner and Deputy Director at the Department of Natural Resources. He has served as Weber County Commissioner and as a Utah State Representative. Here he discusses his values and his stance on issues facing citizens of the Uintah Basin.
Tina Cannon (R) Candidate Utah Congressional District 1
Tina Cannon (R) candidate for Utah's Congressional District 1 currently held by Representative Rob Bishop. Tina is a 4th generation Utahn who has spent her life in the 1st Congressional District. She and her husband David have raised their 4 children in Davis, Weber and Morgan Counties. Tina has run an accounting firm for the past decade and her husband David is an aerospace engineer.
Katie Witt (R) Candidate for US Congress - Ut. Dist. 1 Bishop
Kaysville City Mayor Katie Witt announced she is entering the race to earn the Republican nomination to represent Utah’s first congressional district. In March of this year, Representative Rob Bishop announced he will not run for re-election in 2020.