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Vice President for Diversity and Unity candidate Neftali Castañeda and Vice President of Clubs and Organizations candidate Chloe Sanow speaking to students about their goals for the student body at WSU.

It’s WSUSA election season!

Alexandrea Bonilla February 28, 2023

Voting for Weber State University Student Association elections is open Feb. 27 to March 2 through your student email. Keep your eyes open around campus for lawn signs and the candidates themselves. The...

Gov. Spencer Cox posing for a photo with a child during a reception held on Jan. 19, 2023.

Educators against the Voucher Bill

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter February 9, 2023

With a vote of 20–8, the Utah State Senate passed the controversial House Bill 215, also known as the Voucher Bill, on Jan. 25. “This bill establishes the Utah Fits All Scholarship Program and provides...

Newly elected President Ashley Potokar (left) hugs VP of Activities Colette Mortensen (right) tightly in celebration. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

New year, new leaders

Lucas Moore March 13, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced the results of the student body election during the annual Weber’s Got Talent on March 4.In between the individual talent displays, WSUSA...

Advertisements for the running senators are placed in a row in front of the W8 parking lot, located on Ogden campus.

Prepping the ballots

ezra striley-weinman February 28, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced their candidates for the 2022-23 school year student government elections on Feb. 26.All information on candidates from the 2022-23 election and...

Current voter registration statistics. (Robert Lewis/The Signpost) Photo credit: Courtesy of

How does the 2020 election compare to 2016? A side-by-side comparison

Catie Weimer November 5, 2020

These numbers are current as of 10:40 a.m. on Nov. 4.More Utah residents have officially voted in the 2020 general election than did in 2016. Utah State Elections reported at 5 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2020, that...

Image courtesy of student protestors for A Moment of Silence for American Unity

Student protestors call for unity in divided time

Kierstynn King November 5, 2020

A group of Weber State University students majoring in social work held a protest and display — called A Moment of Silence for American Unity — on the Ogden campus on Election Day, Nov. 3.The...

This combination of pictures created on October 22 shows US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22. (Brendan Smialowski and Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Biden and Trump’s possible paths to the presidency

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are locked in a heated battle for the presidency.As of Nov. 4, both nominees have plausible paths to win office. Biden currently leads with 248 electoral...

Attorney General Sean Reyes, second from right, sits with other members of the Utah State Board of Canvassers (left to right, Treasurer David Damschen, Auditor John Dougall, Lt. Governor Spencer Cox and Elections Director Justin Lee) to certify the 2018 election. Reyes won re-election to his post today. (Photo by Ben Winslow, FOX 13 News via Tribune News Service)

Sean Reyes wins hotly contested race for attorney general

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

After a close Republican primary election, Sean Reyes will hold onto his position as Utah Attorney General.Reyes defeated Democratic challenger Greg Skordas handily. With ballots still to be counted, Skordas...

State Senate: two uncontested, two not called on election night

Marisa Nelson November 3, 2020

State Senate races took place across Utah on Nov. 3. Districts across the state elected new representatives from their districts to bring important issues and policies to the governor.Many races were called...

Photograph of voter dropping in their ballot at a ballot box in Davis County. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

State auditor and treasurer election results

Breanna Hart November 3, 2020

The 2020 election season has been a tense one. Elections happening statewide this year include state auditor and treasurer.John Dougall took the auditor race with 75 percent of the vote, and it was officially...

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the library in Centerville, Utah. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

Results of the 2020 Utah House of Representatives elections

Caitlyn Nichols November 3, 2020

Nov. 3, 8 p.m. New York Times — Jen Dailey-Provost, Democrat and incumbent member of Utah's House of Representatives representing District 24, was reelected. Dailey-Provost was the only running candidate...

Spencer Cox will be Utahs next governor after a huge electoral win on Nov. 3 Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Spencer Cox is Utah’s next governor

Marisa Nelson November 3, 2020

Republican candidate Spencer Cox was elected as the new Utah governor on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m., according to the Associated Press. Cox received 69.5 percent of votes. Democratic candidate Chris Peterson took...

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