Posts From Michael Jolley

Michael Jolley
Michael Jolley 29 posts

Michael has been active in Utah politics since 2009 and admits he still has a lot to learn. He lives in Provo with his wife Jessica and their two small children. Follow Michael on Twitter: @UTJolley

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Plurality winners in Utah primary elections coming soon thanks to SB54

One of the major problems of SB 54 is it will make it possible for a candidate to win a primary election with just 25%, 20%, or even lower percent

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To save the caucus and strengthen the party, Utah GOP will need new leadership

There’s no doubt the Utah Republican Party is at a critical time in its history. First we had the “Count My Vote” ballot initiative that sought to allow candidates to bypass

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Goblin Valley State Park (review)

(This review was written in fall 2012) I had been wanting to go back to Goblin Valley ever since I went there for a campout with my dad, brothers, and

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Thank you for supporting Jolley for Dog Catcher

I want to thank everyone who supported me in my run for Utah State Dog Catcher. My critics said it couldn’t be done, that there’s no such thing as a

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The real Mia Love

I remember my first interactions with Mia Love. It was months before she burst onto the national scene at the Republican National Convention and a couple of years before she

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Just 24% of Utah legislative candidates are women

There are only 17 women in the Utah legislature, 12 in the house and 5 in the senate. That means only 16.3%  of legislators in Utah are women. Of the

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Should the Utah Legislature Raise the Legal Age for Tobacco Use?

Senator Stuart Reid has introduced a bill (S.B. 12) to increase the age requirement to 21 years old for anyone purchasing, possessing, or even “being present at certain establishments where

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My jobs plan

Barack Obama thinks he’s pretty good at creating imaginary jobs. As you can see below, I’m a whole lot better at that game than he is.

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Should you need a government license to work in Utah?

Recently, advocates for economic liberty in Utah saw a small victory as a judge ruled in favor of African-style hairbraider Jestina Clayton. Jestina had the audacity to braid hair for