Logan election challengers raise concerns over district-based voting, endorsements from officials
With ballots on their way and Logan’s general election in two weeks, issues surrounding district voting and endorsements have been discussed and debated in both the council and mayoral races.
“Having geographic boundaries would ensure representation is more broad,” said challenger to the Municipal Council Keegan Garrity, an issue he ran for council on in 2019.
Although district-based voting has been one of his main points throughout this election as well, he was not the first person to bring it up. Former Logan councilman and current Cache County Clerk Jess Bradfield proposed a switch from at-large to district-based voting. Prior to 2008, the council was a “declared seats” system, meaning challengers had to declare which of the incumbent seats up for reelection they wanted to run for. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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