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Robert Gehrke Utah Republicans running for governor find that gathering signatures is daunting — and for some insurmountable

Mar 04, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

About three weeks ago, Spencer Cox’s gubernatorial campaign was the first to submit about 29,000 signatures — piled six feet high in his trademark green and yellow boxes — touting his status as the first in the state to submit signatures in a bid to make the primary ballot.

It was even reported in some quarters that he was the first to qualify for the ballot, which, it turns out, he wasn’t and he may not be.

A little over a quarter of the signatures submitted were invalid, wh...