First Utah Gubernatorial Candidate Signs Elections Pledge
March 2, 2020
Christopher Peterson, a Democratic candidate for Utah Governor, became the first candidate to sign the Pledge for Election Integrity on March 2, 2020. Peterson signed the Pledge on the same day he filed his candidacy with the State Elections Office. Peterson is a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and is a nationally known expert on consumer law. He previously served in Washington as Senior Counsel for Enforcement Policy and Strategy in the Consumer Financial Bureau’s Office of Enforcement.
Utah gubernatorial candidate endorsement update:
March 19, 2020
Three more candidates have signed the Pledge for Election Integrity:
Amy Winder Newton
Mark Smith (has since withdrawn from the election)
If you think the remaining Utah gubernatorial candidates should sign the Pledge for Election Integrity, reach out to them! Email and call your future representative and let them know you believe it is of extreme importance to the people of Utah that their candidate pledges to combat misinformation in their campaign for governor.
March 23, 2020
Three more candidates have signed the pledge, bringing the total to seven. Congratulate these candidates and email the remaining candidates and ask why they have not agreed to not engage in disinformation tactics in their campaigns.