Trump move to bar those in U.S. illegally from reapportionment draws criticism in Utah

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press Census count is ‘the very bedrock of political representation,’ state’s top demographer says SALT LAKE CITY — A Trump administration effort to not count undocumented U.S. residents “will disadvantage communities like West Valley City and Salt Lake City“ by reducing their representation and access...

Vote by mail: Which states allow absentee voting

The coronavirus pandemic will change how millions of Americans vote in November, as states expand access to vote-by-mail as a safer alternative to voting in person. Kate Rabinowitz Link...

10 more Utahns die of COVID-19 with another 566 positive tests

Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during the COVID-19 press conference Wednesday, July 22, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — At least another 10 Utahns have died of COVID-19, bringing the state’s death toll to 260, according to a tally reported by the Utah Department of Health...