Re-election

westernpriorities.org

U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop says his 2018 re-election bid will be his last.

Bishop made the pledge not to seek another two-year term in the U.S. House on Friday while he held a town hall meeting in Layton.

kuer.org

Salt Lake County councilwoman Jenny Wilson is running to challenge Orrin Hatch for his Senate seat next year.

The Democrat serving her second six-year term on the council said Monday that it's time for a change after Hatch's 40 years in office.

kuer.org

Utah GOP chairman James Evans is up for re-election this weekend as his party's leader, but he's facing two challengers unhappy with the way he waged a legal battle with the state over a law changing how political parties nominate candidates.

Evans, Davis County GOP chair Rob Anderson and party Vice-Chair Phill Wright will face off at the party's annual convention Saturday.

UPR

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch has raised about $1.3 million in campaign donations in recent months as he prepares for a possible re-election run, something the long-serving Republican has opened the door to after pledging years ago that his current term would be his last.