The Campaign in the News

The Standard-Examiner endorses Eric Eliason for Congress

October 28

Read the Standard-Examiner’s endorsement of Eric Eliason and several other candidates in their races this year.


Courtesy Jeremy Harmon, the Salt Lake Tribune.

Courtesy Jeremy Harmon, the Salt Lake Tribune.

Salt Lake Tribune endorses Eric Eliason for Congress

October 21

Read the Salt Lake Tribune’s endorsement of Eric Eliason in his race for Congress in the 1st Congressional district.

United Utah Party’s Eric Eliason's Headfirst Dive Into Politics

September 11

Nicole Nixon at KUER covers what motivated Eric to run for Congress.

Courtesy KUER

Courtesy KUER

Courtesy Tim Vandenack, Standard-Examiner

Courtesy Tim Vandenack, Standard-Examiner

Eliason runs 3rd-party House bid, leery of special interest money, main parties

September 7

Read the Standard-Examiner’s front page story on Eric, his passions, and his campaign.


Eric receives joint GOP-Dem endorsement

August 20

Read Tim Vandenack's piece at the Ogden Standard Examiner about Eric receiving endorsements from Kurt Weiland and Kevin Probasco, both former candidates for Utah's CD1.

Courtesy Herald Journal News

Courtesy Herald Journal News

Frustrated voters attend Dueling Town Halls in Logan

August 16

Read Sean Dolan at the Herald Journal News write about on Rob Bishop and Eric Eliason's town halls, which were held the same night in Logan.

New York Times, Washington Post, and others cover Eric with AP News article

August 8

Utah's CD1 race is beginning to garner national attention. Follow this link to read the AP's story on Eric and the race. 

Courtesy AP

Courtesy AP

United Utah Party candidate running ads calling on voters to ‘Release the Bishop’

August 6

Ben Winslow at Fox 13 News Salt Lake City wrote about some of our new campaign messaging.

Logan congressional candidate second to Bishop in contributions

August 2

Read the Herald Journal's story on Eric and the 1st Congressional District race.


Courtesy Herald Journal

Courtesy Herald Journal


Salt Lake Tribune covers Eric and the CD1 race

July 20

Lee Davidson from the Salt Lake Tribune wrote about why Eric is running for Congress and is the best bet in CD1 to knock Rob Bishop out of office. Read more here.

Evan McMullin's former campaign manager joins Eric's campaign

July 20

Joel Searby, who was Evan McMullin's campaign manager for his independent bid for office in 2016, joins the Eric Eliason for Congress campaign as a senior advisor. Read Joel's statement. 

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Helsinki Summit Statement

July 16

Read Eric's statement on President Trump's summit in Helsinki with President Putin.