September 2015 Blog Posts (11)

Results from Legislative District 2 Leadership Elections

On Saturday September 26th, 2015 the quarterly Utah County Republican Party held elections for committees and Legislative District Leadership. We also voted and passed a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Bill Lee and former Utah County Chair Casey Voeks opposing Proposition 1, which is the proposed Fuel Tax…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 27, 2015 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Dave Lifferth elected to serve a 2 year term on State GOP Audit Committee



On Saturday September 19th, Dave Lifferth was elected by his peers on the Republican Party Central Committee to serve a 2 year term on the Audit Committee.

The top five of the 6 candidates were elected to the Audit…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 19, 2015 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Constitution Day, Survey Results, and why I don't go on Taxpayer or Lobbyist Funded trips

Since I have been asked, I wanted to make sure that you know that I DID NOT go on the Legislator Tour of Southern Utah. There are several reasons. I am very familiar with many of the sites that the visited due to my many years in Scouting. I have members that live in these areas of Southern Utah. Also, since I have to use all of my personal vacation time during the legislative session, I don’t have any spare days to take off to do a tour like…
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Added by David Lifferth on September 17, 2015 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Guest Lecturer at UVU "Politics in Utah" class

I was invited by Cameron Martin, Vice President of UVU to speak in his "Politics in Utah" class. Topics ranged from the good people of Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain, the Republican Majority in the state legislature, gun rights, separation of church and state, education funding, potential government shutdown, and funding of Planned Parenthood.…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 16, 2015 at 6:52pm — No Comments

September Survey Results

I did a follow up survey to the July voter survey to see if there has been movement in voter sentiment. The biggest change has been for Dr. Ben Carson. His support has nearly doubled from 14% to 26% while everyone else has dropped except for Carly Fiorina who has increased from 0% to 3%.  When I did the original survey, I had left Dr. Carson out, so I did that again to be consistent.

If the Republican Presidential Primary where held today who would you vote…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 15, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Early Survey Results from latest survey of voters in Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain

Early Survey Results

GOP Presidential Politics

  • Ben Carson (1st) doubles support rom 14% to 26%
  • Ted Cruz (2nd) steady from 18% to 17%
  • Donald Trump (3rd) down from 14% to 11%
  • Rand Paul (tied 4th) drops from 11% to 7%
  • Marco Rubio (tied 4th) steady at 7% in both current and previous
  • Carly Fiorina  (tied 6th) up from 0% to 3% support

Other survey Questions

  • Gov. Herbert…
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Added by David Lifferth on September 15, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

Study: 98% of Criminals get their guns though non-legal channels

In interesting study from the University of Chicago documented that 98% of criminals didn't buy their guns from legal sources such as gun stores and guns sows that require a background check.…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 13, 2015 at 5:11pm — No Comments

I learned that Politicians lie because Voters punish them when they tell the Truth

I recently read an article that explained that Politicians lie because Voters punish them when they tell the Truth: (http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/03/20/politicians-lie-because-voters-punish-them-for-telling-the-truth/)

Here is a quote:

We’re constantly being told that voters have lost trust in politicians because they…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 13, 2015 at 4:59pm — No Comments

National Trend of politcal support for Political Outsiders

I am watching the national trend of larger support for Political Outsiders. 

In current polls (http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/latest_polls/) when you add up support for Donald Trump (29%), Ben Carson (25%), and Carly Fiorina (4%) that is 58% of support for presidential candidates that have never held political office. Their wealth of experience has been in Real Estate Development,…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 13, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Fun at the Utah State Fair with my granddaughters

Despite some allergies we had a fun time at the Utah State Fair today.

The cows didn't seem to mind joining me in a selfie.…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 12, 2015 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Email from Steve Briles about State Regulation of Bee Keeping

This is a series of emails that I have discussed Steve Briles thoughts on State Regulation of Bee Keeping. I have his permission to post this on my blog site.


David:



In addition to the questions asked in the survey I want to take the position of Don't amend the beekeeping code.  Although I like less government intervention I am FOR keeping the registration requirements..  As past President and current board member of the Utah County Beekeepers…

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Added by David Lifferth on September 2, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

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