Your Voice in State GovernmentYour Voice in State GovernmentUtah’s rare write-in campaignDeseret News Article By: Steve Handy, Contributor As Utahns begin reviewing their choices on the ballot, voters in District 16 may want to remember a cold, snowy Tuesday night last March to understand why their current state representative’s name is not on the ballot. The…
Salt Lake Tribune | Can Steve Handy win a seat in the Utah Legislature with a write-in campaign? It’s only been done once before.
Successful write-in campaigns are exceedingly rare. It takes a massive effort to inform voters that a candidate is running, then voters must remember their name and then write it on the ballot. Steve Handy, who lost the Republican nomination to Trevor Lee in March, is hoping he will be able to buck the odds with his write-in campaign.
SALT LAKE CITY — If you plan to vote for any write-in candidates in Utah’s November election you might have questions about how to make sure your vote counts.
Layton Rep. Steve Handy, who lost his reelection bid to Trevor Lee at the Davis County Republican convention in March, kicked off a long-shot write-in campaign to keep his seat in the Utah Legislature on Tuesday evening.
LAYTON — It’ll be Republican versus Republican versus Libertarian in the race for the District 16 Utah House seat.As he had previously said was a possibility, Rep. Stephen Handy — the six-term incumbent defeated by Trevor Lee in the Davis County Republican Party convention last March — will wage a write-in bid to hold onto the Davis County post. That makes the race a three-way contest heading to Nov. 8 — Handy, Lee and Libertarian Brent Zimmerman duking it out.
LAYTON — Utah state Rep. Steve Handy, R-Layton, is launching a write-in campaign to win his seat back.Handy told KSL NewsRadio he believes he can win, despite losing to GOP conservative Trevor Lee at the Davis County Convention in April. At that time, county GOP delegates picked Lee as the party nominee.
LAYTON, Utah — Rep. Steve Handy is launching a write-in campaign for his re-election, he confirmed to FOX 13 News ahead of a campaign kickoff event.