There are a lot of great candidates getting ready to face off in the primaries. It is hard to know who to vote for in a situation like this. Fortunately, there are some great tools to help you out. There have been debates to get to know the candidates but in case you missed them, some organizations have candidates fill out surveys and questionnaires to help the public understand where candidates stand on specific issues.
What can you do?
Salt Lake City is getting quite a lot of attention for their mayoral race, but many areas are having primary municipal elections. To find out what races are taking part in your area, visit the state voting website: www.vote.utah.gov and enter your address. You can read about the candidates on your ballot, find your polling locations, and even track your mail-in ballot! Select “Learn About Candidates and Issues” to view bios about each candidate.
If you are in Salt Lake:
Read the responses to the survey that Save our Canyons sent to the candidates, https://saveourcanyons.org/the-latest/candidate-questionnaire-of-salt-lake-city-mayors
Read this article from the Tribune to get to know the candidates for Salt Lake City mayor and where they are on hot issues in the city. https://www.sltrib.com/slc-mayor-race/
Of course, you can always find another reputable organization that you trust and see if they have sent out surveys to candidates on issues that matter to you!