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WASHINGTON COUNTY BALLOT INCUMBENTS DEMOCRATS
COMMISSION SEAT A GIL ALMQUIST ROBERT FORD
COMMISSION SEAT B VICTOR IVERSON CHUCK GOODE
COMMISSION SEAT C ADAM SNOW REBECCA WINDOR
DIST 72 - HURRICANE BRAD LAST- NOT RUNNING ILA FICA
DIST 73 - WASHINGTON TRAVIS SEEGMILLER Unopposed
DIST 74 - IVINS TO SUN LOWRY SNOW-NOT RUNNING Unopposed
DIST 75 - ST GEORGE WALT BROOKS Unopposed
SENATE DISTRICT 28 EVAN VICKERS Unopposed
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CANDIDATES ON YOUR 2022 BALLOT IN WASHINGTON COUNTY
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ST. GEORGE — Candidates for public office, from the county to the federal level, are plentiful moving into the 2022 midterm election season after filings that took place last week.
All three Washington County Commission seats are up for grabs in 2022. L-R: Commissioners Adam Snow, Gil Almquist and Victor Iverson, St. George, Utah, Nov. 1, 2021 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
In Washington County, all three County Commission seats are up for grabs and have the incumbents facing at least one challenger for each. Other county positions, like the clerk/auditor and sheriff, are unopposed.
Four seats on the Washington County School Board are also up this year with three of them facing challengers. Unlike other county races, where a candidate may file as a Democrat, Republican or other party, school board races are nonpartisan.
On the state-level, the field is full of contenders for particular state House and Senate races representing Washington County. Of these, multiple candidates have filed to run for House 72, 73, and 74.
Rep. Walt Brooks of St. George is running unopposed for reelection in House 75.
Recent redistricting of the legislative districts has also changed some of the district boundaries in Washington County.
District 62 no longer exists in the county and has been replaced with District 73, for which Rep. Travis Seegmiller faces four other challengers in his reelection bid.
In this file photo, Sen. Mike Lee speaks at the Lincoln Day Dinner in St. George, Utah, Feb. 26, 2022 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News
District 71 is also no longer in Washington County, having been moved northward into Iron County. It has been replaced with District 72, which is currently represented by Rep. Brad Last. Last did not file to run for reelection and leaves the seat open to three contenders.
Like Last, Rep. Lowry Snow, who currently represents House 74, will not be running for another term. He announced in December he would be leaving the Legislature at the end of his current term. Five people have filed to run for House 74.
Senate District 28, which covers a part of Washington County, is also packed with candidates seeking to unseat Sen. Evan Vickers who has also filed for reelection. Four others have also filed to run for Senate 28.
On the federal level, Rep. Chris Stewart is facing five contenders for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. Among them is a fellow Republican, a Democrat, members of third parties and an unaffiliated candidate.
Sen. Mike Lee is facing six challengers from within the Republican Party for his seat. This includes former legislator Becky Edwards and Ally Isom, an aide of former Gov. Gary Herbert and a former spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Other challengers include Democrat Kael Weston, who ran against Stewart in 2020, and former presidential candidate Evan McMullin.
In all, Lee faces 11 challengers for his Senate seat.
What follows is a breakdown of who is running for each position and whether or not they are gathering signatures to secure a place on the November ballot in addition to going through the caucus-convention process.
Senate Party Signature gathering?
Mike Lee (Incumbent)RepublicanYes
Laird Fetzer HamblinRepublicanYes
Evan McMullinUnaffiliatedNot available
James Arthur HansenLibertarianNo
Tommy WilliamsIndependent AmericanNo
Congress – Utah 2nd District
Chris Stewart (Incumbent)RepublicanNo
JayMac McFarlandUtah UnitedNo
OFFICE Candidate Party Signature gathering?
Utah Treasurer – Special two-year seat
Mario M. Oaks Republican No
Joseph Geddes Buchmann Libertarian No
Warren T. Rogers Independent American No
Thomas Alan Short Utah United No
Evan Vickers (Incumbent) Republican Yes
Russell Sias Republican No
Patrick Larson Republican No
Patricia BradfordUtah UnitedNo
Barry Even ShortLibertarianNo
Travis Seegmiller (Incumbent)RepublicanNo
R. Quinn DinningRepublicanNo
R. Neil WalterRepublicanNo
Kevin Ray HadlockRepublicanNo
Dee C. SaldlerRepublicanNo
Walt Brooks (Incumbent)RepublicanNo
Washington County Races
OFFICE CANDIDATE PARTY SIGNATURE GATHERING?
Commission Seat A Gil Almquist (Incumbent) Republican Yes
Allen J. Davis Republican No
Robert Ford Democrat No
Commission Seat B
Victor Iverson (Incumbent) Republican No
Kristen Isham Republican Yes
Chuck Goode Democrat No
Commission Seat C – Special two-year seat
Adam Snow (Incumbent) Republican No
Rebecca Winsor Democrat No
Eric Clarke (Incumbent) Republican Yes
J. Robert Latham Libertarian No
Susan Lewis (Incumbent) Republican No
Nate Brooksby (Incumbent) Republican No
Washington County School Board – Nonpartisan
School Board Seat 4
LeRene Cox (Incumbent) Not Available
Juli MadsenNot Available
School Board Seat 5
David Stirland (Incumbent) Not Available
Edyth Lang Not Available
School Board Seat 6
Kelly Blake (Incumbent) Not Available
Burke Staheli Not Available
Susan Gilman-Hasenwinkel Not Available
School Board Seat 7
Nannette Simmons Not Available