Posts From Richard Jaussi

Richard Jaussi
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Richard is a political junkie. He teaches Political Science and US Constitution courses at a University. Richard can be found reading books on American history and politics. He resides in Utah County with his wife, 4 kids, and Frodo (their dog). You can reach him at fortyfivepolitics@gmail.com.

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Utah County Commissioner switches party affiliation

**UPDATE – Commissioner Graves has switched his affiliation back to Republican after this story was published and he returned later that day to the County offices. He told people he

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Meet the Candidates for Utah Republican Party Secretary

The Utah Rural Republican Alliance recently sent out a survey to the candidates for Utah GOP Leadership. Here are the candidates for Party Secretary. The answers are unaltered and in

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Meet the Candidates for Utah Republican Party Vice-Chair

The Utah Rural Republican Alliance recently sent out a survey to the candidates for Utah GOP Leadership. Here are the candidates for Party Vice-Chair. The answers are unaltered and in

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Meet the candidates for Utah Republican Party Chair

The Utah Rural Republican Alliance recently sent out a survey to the candidates for Utah GOP Leadership. Here are the candidates for Party Chair. The answers are unaltered and in

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2016 Predictions

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” This was written by Thomas Paine in 1776. The quote applies today. The Presidential election has been chaotic. Utah was a potential

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Why I am voting for Gary Herbert

I love sports.  Probably more than politics.   Imagine being a fan of a winning team with a long track record of success (if you are a Cleveland Browns fan

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45 Politics Podcast episode 10. Interview with Lt Gov Spencer Cox

In episode 10 we spoke with Lt Gov Spencer Cox. Find out a little more about why he still lives in Fairview, the truth behind common core, and the real side

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Meet the candidates – Utah Senate 13

Editor note: This is the final in a series of posts introducing the candidates.  All candidates were offered to respond.  I am only posting responses received by the deadline.  Today’s post

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Meet the Candidates – House 6

Editor note: This is the fifth in a series of posts introducing the candidates. All candidates were offered to respond. I am only posting responses received by the deadline. Today’s

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Meet the candidates for Utah County Commissioner

Editor note: This is the forth in a series of posts introducing the candidates. All candidates were offered to respond. I am only posting responses received by the deadline. Today’s post