Protesters rallied outside Provo's historic courthouse Saturday, Oct. 12., in support of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. The rally, hosted by Women's March Provo, was one of hundreds across the United States held this weekend.
There are 10 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints currently serving in Congress. Despite common ties to the Church, Latter-day Saints serving in political positions have different reasons for getting involved in politics.
Political polarization is becoming a defining feature of today's America, according to reports by Pew Research Center. This trend often causes issues because legislation requires bipartisan support to pass.
The Provo municipal general election will be held on Nov 5. On top of campaigning with local community members, candidates face the task of getting more BYU students involved in this year’s elections.
With Utah’s municipal general election taking place Nov. 5 and preparation for the 2020 presidential election underway, many students at BYU will be eligible to cast a vote soon. The voting process, however, can seem daunting and confusing, especially for those students who are not native to Utah.
The Rural Utah Project and the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission collaborated to put on The First Nations Voting Rights Conference — a three day voting rights conference for indigenous people. The conference, happening in Salt Lake City on Sept. 25-27, focuses on the struggles Native Americans face when trying to exercise their voting rights.