Cache County Organizing Convention 2017

The Cache Republican Party announces its Organizing Convention March 31, 2017 at Ridgeline High School. 5:30 p.m. Registration 6:00 p.m. Convention Begins Party leadership will be elected at the convention. **Those who want to run for these positions need to send a Letter of Intent to Chair Boyd Pugmire by March 24. Email Positions to be elected are: […]

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County Council Explains Eminent Domain Decision

The Cache County Council, all of whom are Republicans, issued a press release December 7, 2016, explaining the decision to use eminent domain in a road issue. The council voted 6-1 on December 6, 2016, to condemn what is known as “Davenport Road,” south of Avon. The debate over the road has been in court […]

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Meet your new representative in the Utah Legislature: Val Potter

Come January, Cache County will have a new representative in the Utah Legislature. Val Potter was elected in November to replace Jack Draxler, who chose not to seek re-election, in Legislative District 3. And while he may be a new face in the House of Representatives,  Potter is not a newcomer to politics, having served […]

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Meet your newly elected Cache County Council Members

Two new Republicans will be sworn in in January as the newest members of the Cache County Council. Barbara Tidwell, will replace Kathy Robison in Logan Seat #2.  Karl Ward will replace Cory Yeates in Logan Seat #1. Barbara Tidwell My name is Barbara Tidwell. I have been married to Gary B. Tidwell for nearly […]

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Chair Clarifies McMullin Comments

The following statement was submitted as a press release today to CacheValleyDaily.com: “After reading the article released by the Cache Valley Daily on Friday, and discussing it with several colleagues and friends, I felt as though I needed to issue a follow-up statement. While my intent was to express that Republicans who are trying to […]

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Chair’s Message: Defeat Hillary

Chair’s Message: Defeat Hillary “We can’t vote for a third party candidate and expect to defeat Hillary. It’s time for all Republicans to rally and see to it that Hillary is not our next President. A vote for third party is a vote for Hillary”. Boyd Pugmire, Cache County Republican Party Chair

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Legislative Town Hall: Cache Water District

Come listen to a panel discuss the pros and cons of forming the Cache Water District. The issue is on November’s ballot for voters to decide. Wednesday, Oct. 26 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Cedar Ridge Middle School 65 N. 200 West, Hyde Park   PANELISTS: • Rep. Jack Draxler: Will discuss State Water Issues […]

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Utah GOP Chair: Utah Party Supports Trump

Utah GOP Reaffirms Support for Donald Trump Donald Trump’s debate performance last night reminded us of why he is the Republican nominee. While much has been made of his unacceptable comments recorded on tape eleven years ago, the choice before the American people on who will lead this country is between an agent of change, […]

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Chair’s Message: Where I Stand on the Donald Trump Issue

Dear Cache County Republicans, I feel that after the shocking news we received this weekend concerning our party’s presidential nominee, you have a right to know where I, as you party chair, stand on the issue of Donald Trump. I have supported the GOP’s nominee since the party chose him. Personally, as a husband and […]

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Opportunities for Grass-Roots Involvement

The next few weeks offer opportunities to get involved in local politics. Executive Committee Openings First, the party is looking to fill two Legislative Co-Chair seats. “Leg. Chairs” as they are referred to are members of the Cache GOP’s Executive Committee. They assist in local Republican events like the County Convention, the Lincoln Dinner, parades, […]

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Legislative Town Hall: Adequate School Funding

What’s the best way to improve K-12 education for the money? And what is the best measurement, without encumbering education with a focus on measurement? Those and other questions addressing school funding is the focus of the September Town Hall sponsored by our local Republican Legislators. The Town Hall is: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]

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Results of County Fair Straw Poll

The Cache County Republican Party conducted an informal, non-scientific straw poll during the Cache County Fair  Aug. 11-13. Participation in the poll was open to people of any political affiliation and garnered hundreds of responses. Results were as follows: 1.  Are you going to vote in the upcoming general election? YES – 94% NO – […]

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Legislative Town Hall: How is the JRI Working?

     The Justice Reinvestment Initiative  was passed by the Utah Legislature in 2015. It decreases penalties for many drug-related and non-violent crimes. In addition, it shortens sentences if those offenders complete education and treatment programs. The thinking behind this new approach is that many drug offenders may benefit more from treatment for mental illness […]

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Party to fill Executive Committee positions in October

The resignation in June of two members of the Cache Executive Committee has left vacancies in a co-chair position in both Legislative Districts 4 and 5. At their Fall meeting on October 5 , the Cache Central Committee will select two interim replacements to fill the remainder of the terms which expire in the Spring of 2017. Those interested in filling […]

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Educate yourself on the Cache Water District

When Cache County voters fill out their ballots this November, it will be more than just checking the box for president and other elected offices. Residents will also be deciding whether to create a water conservancy district. The Cache County Republican Party is not endorsing either side of this issue, but does encourage voters to educate themselves […]

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URP Chair debates Caucus Sytem

Utah Republican Party Chair James Evans debated the merits of the Caucus System on KUER radio in June (2016). Evans explained that the system of electing delegates at neighborhood caucuses, who then vet candidates and decide who goes on the ballot, is preferable to the small special interest group Count My Vote choosing candidates. There […]

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