Monthly Archives: November 2006

Redistricting Committee 2006 Review

The Utah Legislature organized a whirlwind redistricting committee these past two weeks. The final approval by a special session is pending for next week. On the assumption that we’ll be facing a vote on Map L, let’s take a look … Continue reading

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Charlotte Turns Five

Five years ago I booked a last minute ticket to fly home (my round trip ticket couldn’t be changed) and sat in a snowstorm four hours on the runway. Eventually we departed for Salt Lake and arrived in the middle … Continue reading

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Baby Blogging Buy Nothing Day

Check out the cookie turkeys. Yes, those are chocolate chip pancakes that Charlotte and Rosalie are eating. More than a decade ago, people who were disappointed with holidays dominated by consumerism started to set aside the busiest shopping day of … Continue reading

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Results Of The General Canvass Poll

I’ve been running a poll this week on the results of the general canvass and articles predicting, among other things, a solid win for County Auditor-elect Jeff Hatch. Here are the poll results among readers here, How many of the … Continue reading

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Redistricting Liveblog For Tuesday

Chris at YDems handled the liveblogging for today. I couldn’t be at the redistricting committee, so I was happy to see another member of the Utah blogging community there to cover it. A technology note on the difference between blogging … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The General Canvass

FINAL RESULTS (two election results change): 4:42 Here we are at 4:42 in the County Council chambers as the council is about to reconvene to count ballots in its capacity as the Board Of Canvassers. Planned start time for this … Continue reading

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Vote In The General Canvass Poll

When the canvass is done today, the poll will come down.  Vote on the main page in the right hand column.  The Salt Lake County Board Of Canvassers is starting their final meeting right now.

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Liveblogging The Fourth Seat Hearings III

This is an ongoing liveblog of the speculative fourth seat drawing hearing. Earlier I posted a detailed new article (with charts!) about hopes for the final vote counting in Salt Lake now occuring just twenty-four blocks down State Street. Public … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The Fourth Seat Hearings II

The staff has handed out four proposed maps for the state. Map A is the 2001 proposed four district map. Map B District 1 is a smaller Top Of Utah District 2 is compacted into northern Salt Lake County with … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The Fourth Seat Hearings

I’m at the legislature this morning enjoying the quality facilities and wi-fi in the joint redistricting committee hearing. The committee is adopting principles to guide the redistricting. So far it’s nothing you haven’t heard but two minor things have transpired … Continue reading

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