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SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's caucus system has been in place for quite some time, but a new initiative called "Count My Vote" is working to change it while other groups fight to keep the caucus alive.

Representatives of two campaigns on opposite sides of the issue, Morgan Taylor of Count My Vote and James Humphries of Protect Our Neighborhood Elections, came to the FOX 13 News studio Friday to debate the issue. Check out the video for their remarks.

Count My Vote is pushing to get signatures for their initiative this weekend, click here for more details.

FOX 13 News' Nineveh Dinha examined the issue in more depth, see the video below for more details.

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3 comments

  • What is Democracy?

    It’s interesting to note that Mike Lee won the senate election in the primary election, not the state convention. The more moderate Bob Bennet backed Tim Bridgwater actually got more votes from the state delegates! The people of Utah voted for Mike Lee.

  • utah_1

    Sen. Hatch spent millions last year trying to make sure he didn’t get in a primary, and he failed. The delegates went to the debates and decided that Dan Liljenquist was a viable candidate and sent them both to a primary.

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