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The Spectrum: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

The Spectrum: Businessman becomes second Republican in Utah governor race

Businessman Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for Utah governor Tuesday, becoming the second Republican candidate to officially enter what could become a crowded field. The technology and real estate entrepreneur from Provo pitched himself as a political outsider who would keep the state’s strong economy running smoothly and modernize the education system. “There’s a mismatch…

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Fox 13: Entrepreneur announces run for governor, promises to ‘get government out of the way’

Fox 13: Entrepreneur announces run for governor, promises to ‘get government out of the way’

SALT LAKE CITY — There’s new competition in the race for Utah’s next governor. Entrepreneur Jeff Burningham announced his candidacy for the 2020 election at the state Capitol Tuesday. He is a founder and chairman of Peak Capital Partners, a $2 billion real estate investment firm. Burningham says Utah’s government needs an “innovative outsider.” He…

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Daily Herald: Provo businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

Daily Herald: Provo businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for governor

A Provo businessman became the second officially-declared Republican candidate in the upcoming race for Utah governor Tuesday morning. Jeff Burningham announced he would be running as a Republican for the state’s highest seat, touting himself as an “innovative outsider” and a jobs-creating entrepreneur who will bring his business skills to the political arena. During an…

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ABC4: Jeff Burningham launches campaign for governor

ABC4: Jeff Burningham launches campaign for governor

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News)- Another candidate has officially jumped into the race to be Utah’s next governor. Tuesday, Jeff Burningham launched his campaign on the south steps of the Utah Capitol. The Utah County entrepreneur has been traveling the state preparing to make a run for the state’s highest office official. “We need…

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KUTV 2: Utah entrepreneur announces Republican candidacy for governor

KUTV 2: Utah entrepreneur announces Republican candidacy for governor

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Branding himself a “job-creating entrepreneur and innovative outsider,” Utah Republican Jeff Burningham says he’s running for governor. Burningham joins Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox as the only Republicans who have officially announced their gubernatorial candidacy. … Utah has a rare opportunity to shape our own destiny instead of just letting it…

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KSL.com:  GOP businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for Utah governor

KSL.com: GOP businessman Jeff Burningham announces run for Utah governor

SALT LAKE CITY — Billing himself as a “job-creating entrepreneur and innovative outsider,” Republican businessman Jeff Burningham said Tuesday he’s running for governor because it’s time to “bring new ways of thinking to government.” Burningham, a founder and chairman of Peak Capital Partners, stood on the steps of the state Capitol to announce his first…

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Deseret News: Jeff Burningham, Utah governor candidate: ‘It’s time to bring game-changing leadership to Utah’

Deseret News: Jeff Burningham, Utah governor candidate: ‘It’s time to bring game-changing leadership to Utah’

“Therefore, What?” is a podcast that breaks down the news while breaking down barriers, challenges you and the status quo, explores timely topics and timeless principles, and leaves you confident to face what’s next. I’m Boyd Matheson, opinion editor for the Deseret News, and this is “Therefore, What?” Boyd Matheson: Very excited today to be…

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Salt Lake Tribune: Jeff Burningham declares his candidacy for Utah governor

Salt Lake Tribune: Jeff Burningham declares his candidacy for Utah governor

From the steps of the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, Jeff Burningham formalized his long-gestating campaign to be the state’s next governor in a speech that pitched the Provo businessman as an innovative entrepreneur and political outsider who would eliminate regulations on the private sector, modernize public education and advocate for rural communities. As governor, Burningham…

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KTKK: Jeff Burningham on the Joe Kerry Show

KTKK: Jeff Burningham on the Joe Kerry Show

Jeff’s segment begins at 14:07. Listen to the show…

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#All29Counties

#All29Counties

I recently completed my first listening tour to all of Utah’s 29 counties. We are one Utah. Anyone running for governor must understand the issues and concerns facing each corner of our state. Each community is unique, and I intend to be a strong fighter for each one. Step one is to really listen. On…

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Burningham Listening Tour in Uintah Basin

Burningham Listening Tour in Uintah Basin

Businessman Jeff Burningham, who made a splash by raising more than twice as much money as the only officially announced candidate Spencer cox, will continue his listening tour by visiting Duchesne, Uintah, and Daggett Counties. The list of public events can be found here.

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Burningham Takes Listening Tour to Southern Utah

Burningham Takes Listening Tour to Southern Utah

Since announcing his intention to explore a run for governor of Utah, Provo businessman Jeff Burningham has been on a listening tour throughout the state of Utah. This week his tour is taking him to San Juan, Wayne, Garfield, and Kane Counties.

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