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GOP hopefuls gathering signatures to get on June primary ballot



Riverton, Utah — Ahead of the Utah Republican Primary election in June, a signature-gathering is in full swing.

On Saturday Jake Hunsaker, gathered signatures at two events in Riverton and Lehi, but to get on the ballot, he needs 7,000 signatures.

He also gathered signatures for Becky Edwards, who hopes to challenge Senator Mike Lee. She needs 28,000 signatures to get on the June ballot.

“It’s a grassroots effort to get voters engaged,” said Hunsaker. “…and to get candidates on the primary in June that people can stand behind and want in congress representing them.”

The campaign is continuing today to gather signatures at Riverton City Park from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In order to sign for a candidate and vote in the primary, you must be a registered voter in the state of Utah and a full-time resident of the district where you’ll be voting.

The gathered signatures are verified by the Lt. Governor’s office.


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