Good news for Weber County Forum political wonks this morning from the Salt Lake Tribune's Peg McEntee, who announces this morning that the Utah League of Women Voters, recently missing from Utah General Election scene, are gearing up this year to re-enter the 2012 political discussion with new resolve. Here's the lede:
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A note to candidates for state and federal offices in November: The Utah League of Women Voters is asking tough questions and it wants answers now.
After a hiatus of a few years, the nonpartisan league is resurrecting its voter’s guide, which should be available at its online site on Sept. 1. It had discontinued it because so many candidates just wouldn’t answer the questions.
This time, the gloves are off. If the candidate doesn’t respond, the league will make a point by noting it in the guide.
"A nonanswer is an answer," says Jenn Gonnelly, a co-legislative director who worked on the questions.
Go, good ladies of Utah, go!