Central Committee Passes Bylaw to Allow for Party Endorsements
On Saturday, February, 26th, the Central Committee debated and approved a new bylaw that sets forth the process for the party to choose to hold endorsing votes for non-partisan races, initiatives and referendums within Utah County. This new bylaw outlines that County Delegates would be those that would vote on party endorsements.
Utah County Republican Party to hold Endorsing Votes for Local School Board Candidates
In that same meeting, the Central Committee also debated and approved a proposal to hold endorsing votes for Local School Board races in the 2022 and 2024 election cycles. This means county delegates, that will be elected at their Neighborhood Caucus Meetings on March 8th, 2022, will vote at the upcoming County Nominating Convention on which local school board candidates the party should endorse for the upcoming 2022 elections.
Questions and Answers
How do Party Endorsements Work?
All the county delegates that live within a local school board district will have a special breakout meeting at convention will they will vote on the local school board candidates.
- There will be a “No Endorsement” option that delegates can vote for.
- Up to two candidates can be endorsed from each district.
- A candidate must receive at least 60% of the vote to earn an endorsement.
How will a Party Endorsement help a candidate?
Endorsed candidates will be listed on the party website, we be able to use the “Endorsed” seal from the party on campaign materials, and will have access to party resources while running their campaigns.