Evan McMullin's Senate campaign filed a lawsuit Tuesday against conservative super PAC Club for Growth Action and local television stations over a misleading political ad.
Driving the news: McMullin claims the ad, which began airing last week, misconstrues his comments about Republicans.
Sen. Mike Lee's re-election campaign released a video this week promoting Vice President Mike Pence's endorsement in the closely watched U.S. Senate race versus independent candidate Evan McMullin.
Between the lines: Pence's backing of Lee, who is seeking his third Senate term, could prove significant in Utah where many Republicans have shown lukewarm support for former President Donald Trump.
Utah has the 14th highest beer tax in the nation.
By the numbers: Utah's beer tax is 41 cents per gallon, an analysis by the Tax Foundation shows.
Salt Lake County Democrats are calling for the immediate resignation of Sen. Gene Davis after one of his former interns accused him of sexual harassment last month.
Driving the news: After concluding a "thorough" internal investigation, the Salt Lake County Democratic Party announced Tuesday that Davis violated the party's anti-harassment policy.
The 20 semifinal flag designs were presented in front of the Utah Capitol Thursday for an in-person look.
What they're saying: "Until now, Utahns have never had a chance to weigh in or offer their ideas for what their state flag should look like," Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson said.
Utah Republican Senate candidate Linda Paulson has a new fan.
Driving the news: Late-night host Stephen Colbert poked fun at Paulson's viral, 57-second campaign ad on The Late Show Tuesday.
Former Vice President Mike Pence wouldn't say Tuesday whether he was seeking to run against Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election.
Driving the news: After a speech at Utah Valley University in Orem, a student asked Pence during a Q&A if he was running in the next presidential election.
- "I'll keep you posted," he quipped in front of a roughly 700-member audience.
- Six debates are planned between Oct. 10–17 at universities across the state.
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