It has been a long time since we wrote about Mia B. Love, running for Congress in Utah-04.
Jim Matheson has been the Harry Houdini of modern politics, a Democrat surviving in a heavily Republican Utah district which became even more Republican after the 2010 redistricting.
But he still beat Mia Love in 2012. By a few hundred votes. In Utah. With Romney at the top of the ticket.
Mia Love rocketed to stardom in 2012.
When she was featured here on January 9, 2012, almost no one had heard of her and she was given almost no chance of winning the Republican nomination.
I’ve been giving serious consideration to finally joining the NRA.
The people who want to take away your guns (and they would if they could) almost always are the same people who want to control every aspect of your life, from the health care you get to the sodas you drink to the pain...
After election day in Utah-04, Democrat Jim Matheson was ahead of Mia Love by 2,646 votes.
But there were approximately 72,000 provisional and absentee ballots yet to be counted. The results for the final canvass are being released today. We will update.
Operation Counterweight 2012 is over. I reported the results in an earlier post, here is my assessment.
The first thing you need to understand is that by definition we chose difficult races, not e...
Mia Love voting in Utah-04.
I certainly don’t want to get overly confident, but this is very good news, via The Salt Lake Tribune:
For 12 years, Jim Matheson has been a political escape artist, managing to wiggle free from every trap the Utah Republicans have thrown his way.
But after six successful elections, his charmed political run...
A new video from the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Features two of our Operation Counterweight candidates.
Mia Love is in a tight race in Utah-04 against Democratic incumbent Jim Matheson.
While recent polling had Love slightly ahead, the race is expected to be close.
As a Democrat in a majority Republican district, Matheson tries to keep quiet about his support of Obama. Matheson needs a lot of voters to...
October has been a month full of good news for Mia Love. The Operation Counterweight member running for Congress in Utah’s newly created 4th Congressional District has faced an uphill battle since she entered the race.
She began her campaign in the Republican primary with little name recognition or money to speak...
I’m not getting overly confident, but this is encouraging, Latest poll: Mia Love pulls ahead of Jim Matheson in 4th District race:
Love, a Republican, now...
Candidates for the 4th congressional district seat in Utah, Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love and Rep. Jim Matheson, met last night in a debate. The race for this seat has been in the national spotlight, especially after Love’s well received speech at the RNC. Love, if elected, would be the first...
One of the biggest electoral scams in the country is being run by Jim Matheson in Utah-04 against Mia B. Love.
As detailed here before, Matheson plays a Democratic moderate on TV, and strategically votes against his party on high profile votes when his vote doesn’t matter either because (as under Speaker...
Mia B. Love will be speaking at the RNC tonight with the theme “The America I Know.”
As you know from prior coverage here, she’s in a tough fight in the newly formed and heavily Republican Utah-04 district against incumbent Jim Matheson, who has family name recognition (his father was a former Governor) and a...
Not a great day.
Someone I know, an indefatigable blogger, decided to go to bed early.
Don’t focus on the bad. Think about the great candidates we have like Mia B. Love, who just rolled out this video:
Remember Operation Counterweight.
Do I have to come over and slap you?
Operation Counterweight, the electoral strategy for the rest of us, is intended to help provide a counterweight to conservatives being sold out in two ways.
First, we must elect more conservative Republicans. Second, we must hold the House majority and take back the Senate by a sufficient majority that we are not beholden to the...