Elections

2020 Election

2020 Election Notice

2020 Elected Officials Guide

Important dates:

  • Presidential Primary – March 3, 2020
  • Caucus – March 24, 2020 – will be RESCHEDULED (previous state & county delegates continued to serve during the 2020 conventions)
  • County Convention – April 16-18, 2020
  • State Convention – April 23-25, 2020
  • Primary Election – June 30, 2020
  • General Election – November 3, 2020

2020 Republican Candidates

The purpose of providing this list is to help delegates and voters get to know the candidates before the State/County Conventions and the Primary Election. Please visit each candidate’s website/pages to learn more about them and where they stand on the issues you care about most. The vetting process begins now! #voteinformed


Federal Candidates:

Utah participated in the Super Tuesday Presidential Primary Election for the first time on TUESDAY, March 3, 2020.

Utah Presidential Primary Election Results can be found here: https://electionresults.utah.gov/elections/federal


Federal Candidates (continued):

UTAH REPUBLICAN 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT CANDIDATES 2020
(Listed in order of highest number of votes at convention)

State delegates from every precinct voted on this race at the State Convention. View full results here.
(Candidates must receive 60% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 60% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)

Kerry Gibson – Convention candidate (received 57% of the vote during final round)
Website: https://www.gibsonforcongress.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/kerrygibsonutah/

Blake Moore – Convention candidate (received 43% of the vote during final round)
Website: https://electmoore.com/meet-blake
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ElectBlakeMoore/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/blakedmoore

Bob Stevenson – Out in Convention / Met signature requirement to be on the primary ballot
Website: https://stevenson2020.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/BobforCongress2020/

Katie Witt – Out in Convention / Met signature requirement to be on the primary ballot
Website: https://www.katiewitt.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Witt4Congress/

Watch the debate here: https://utahdebatecommission.org/live-feed/


State Candidates:

UTAH REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR CANDIDATES 2020
(Listed in order of highest number of votes at convention)

State delegates from every precinct voted on this race at the State Convention. View full results here.
(Candidates must receive 60% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 60% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)

Spencer Cox – Convention candidate (received 55% of the vote in the final round)
Lt. Governor: Deidre Henderson
Website: https://www.votecox.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/coxforgovernor/

Greg Hughes – Convention candidate (received 45% of the vote in the final round)
Lt. Governor: Victor Iverson
Website: https://greghughes.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/GregHughesUtah/

Thomas Wright – Out in Convention / Met signature requirement to be on the primary ballot
Lt. Governor: Rob Bishop
Website: https://www.wrightutah.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WrightForGovernor/

Jon Huntsman Jr. – Out in Convention / Met signature requirement to be on the primary ballot
Lt. Governor: Michelle Kaufusi
Website: http://huntsman2020.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/JonHuntsman2020/

Watch the debate here: https://utahdebatecommission.org/live-feed/


State Candidates (continued):

UTAH REPUBLICAN STATE OFFICE CANDIDATES 2020
(Listed in order of highest number of votes at convention)

State delegates from every precinct voted on this race at the State Convention. View full results here.
(Candidates must receive 60% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 60% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Sean Reyes – Convention candidate (received 57.5% of the vote in the final round)
Website: http://www.seanreyes.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/sean.d.reyes
Twitter: https://twitter.com/seanreyesut

David O. Leavitt – Convention candidate (received 42.5% of the vote in the final round)
Website: https://www.davidleavitt.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Leavitt4UtahAG/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Leavitt4UtahAG

Watch the debate here: https://utahdebatecommission.org/live-feed/

STATE AUDITOR:

John Dougall
Website: http://votefrugal.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/votefrugal/

STATE TREASURER:

David Damschen
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/TreasurerDamschen/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/damschendavid


State Candidates (continued):

UTAH REPUBLICAN STATE LEGISLATURE CANDIDATES 2020
(Listed in order of highest number of votes at convention)

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT #1 (2 year term):

The next election for this race will be the General Election in November.
Participating precincts: CLK, COR, NEW

Joel Ferry
Website: https://www.votejoelferry.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Representative-Joel-Ferry-1256360451131032/

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT #3 (2 year term):

County delegates from the precincts listed below voted on this race at the County Convention. View full results here. The next election for this race will be the Primary Election in June.
(Candidates must receive 70% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 70% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)
Participating precincts: LOG17, LOG25, LOG30, LOG31, AMA, BEN, COV, HYD01, HYD02, LEW01, LEW02, MEN01, NLG01, NLG02, NLG03, NLG04, NLG05, NLG06, RCH01, RCH02, SMI01, SMI02, SMI03, SMI04, SMI05, SMI06, SMI07, TRE01

Val Potter – Convention candidate (received 60.3% of the vote)
Announcement: Representative Val Potter to Seek Re-Election to Utah House District 3
Website: http://www.votevalpotter.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/valpotter2020/

Mike Petersen – Convention candidate (received 39.7% of the vote)
Announcement: Petersen Press Release
Website: https://voteformikepetersen.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/restoreyourvoiceutah/

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT #4 (2 year term):

The next election for this race will be the General Election in November.
Participating precincts: LOG01, LOG02, LOG03, LOG04, LOG05, LOG06, LOG07, LOG08, LOG09, LOG10, LOG11, LOG12, LOG13, LOG14, LOG15, LOG16, LOG18, LOG19, LOG20, LOG21, LOG22, LOG23, LOG24, LOG26, LOG28, LOG29, LOG33

Dan Johnson
Announcement: https://www.facebook.com/cacherepublicans/posts/10158423894095362
Website: https://www.votedanjohnson.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/danjohnson4utah/

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT #5 (2 year term):

The next election for this race will be the General Election in November.
Participating precincts: LOG27, LOG32, LOG33.5, CY, HYR01, HYR02, HYR03, HYR04, HYR05, MEN02, MIL17, MIL25, NIB01, NIB03, NIB17, NIB25, PAR, PRO01, PRO02, PRO03, PRO04, PRO05, RVH01, RVH02, WEL01, WEL02, WEL03, WEL04

Casey Snider
Announcement: https://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/archive/2020/03/15/casey-snider-announces-run-for-second-term-as-5th-district-representative/
Website: https://www.caseysnider.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Snider.Casey/

SENATE DISTRICT #17 (4 year term):

— No election until 2022 —

SENATE DISTRICT #25 (4 year term):

State delegates from the precincts listed below voted on this race at the State Convention. View full results here. The next election for this race will be the Primary Election in June.
(Candidates must receive 60% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 60% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)
Participating precincts: LOG01 THRU LOG 33.5 (except LOG27), AMA, BEN, CLK, CY, COR, COV, HYD01, HYD02, LEW01, LEW02, MEN01, MEN02, MIL25, NEW, NIB25, NLG01, NLG02, NLG03, NLG04, NLG05, NLG06, RCH01, RCH02, RVH01, RVH02, SMI01, SMI02, SMI03, SMI04, SMI05, SMI06, SMI07, TRE01

Lyle Hillyard – Convention candidate (received 57.6% of the vote)
Announcement: https://www.cachevalleydaily.com/news/archive/2020/03/24/lyle-hillyard-announces-re-election-campaign-for-senate-district-25/
Website: http://hillyard4senate.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SenLyleHillyard

Chris Wilson – Convention candidate (received 42.4% of the vote)
Announcement: https://www.chriswilsonutah.com/candidacy-announcement
Website: https://www.chriswilsonutah.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ChrisWilsonUtah/


County Candidates:

CACHE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES 2020
(Listed in order of highest number of votes at convention)

County delegates voted on these races at the County Convention in April. See the results here.
The next election for contested races will be the Primary Election in June.
The next election for uncontested races will be the General Election in November.

All precincts participate, unless otherwise indicated below.

ASSESSOR (4 year term):

Kathleen Howell
435-554-3078
kathleen.c.howell@gmail.com

RECORDER (4 year term):

(Candidates must receive 70% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 70% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)

Devron Anderson – Convention candidate (received 72.8% of the vote in the final round)
Website: https://devronandersen.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Devron-Andersen-for-Cache-County-Recorder-103053724631543/

TREASURER (4 year term):

Craig McAllister
Website: http://craigmcallister.info/  

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – LOGAN #1 (4 year term):

Participating precincts: LOG01, LOG07, LOG08, LOG09, LOG10, LOG14, LOG15, LOG16, LOG22, LOG24, LOG29, LOG32

Karl Ward
435-752-8720
k2wards@msn.com

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – LOGAN #2 (4 year term):

Participating precincts: LOG02, LOG03, LOG04, LOG05, LOG06, LOG17, LOG25, LOG27, LOG30, LOG31, LOG33, LOG33.5

Barbara Tidwell
435-757-3524
gbtidwell@comcast.net

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – LOGAN #3

— No election until 2022 —

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – NORTH (4 year term):

Participating precincts: AMA, BEN, CLK, COR, COV, LEW01, LEW02, NEW, RCH01, RCH02, SMI01, SMI02, SMI03, SMI06, SMI07, TRE01 (Please note: SMI04, SMI05 are excluded as they are in the Northeast district)

David Erickson
435-770-0283
crowmtn59@gmail.com

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – NORTHEAST

— No election until 2022 —

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – SOUTH (4 year term):

(Candidates must receive 70% or above in order to become the party’s nominee. If a candidate does not reach 70% of the vote, a primary election will be held.)

Participating precincts: HYR01, HYR02, HYR03, HYR04, HYR05, MEN01, MEN02, PAR, WEL01, WEL02, WEL03, WEL04

Marc Ensign – Convention candidate (received 65.6% of the vote in the final round)
435-881-4441
mkriley39@gmail.com
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Marc-Ensign-for-Cache-County-107948087540028/

Nolan Gunnell – Convention candidate (received 34.4% of the vote in the final round)
435-760-2902
nolangunnell@gmail.com
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Nolan-Gunnell-for-Cache-County-Council-109194254128469/

CACHE COUNTY COUNCIL – SOUTHEAST

— No election until 2022 —

See full list of county candidate filings, including non-partisan local school board and water board, here: https://www.cachecounty.org/elections/candidate-information/declarationsofcandidacy.html