"Rep. Rob Bishop’s biggest challenge may come from a United Utah Party candidate — who has nearly $200k in campaign war chest

"Judging by campaign cash, GOP Rep. Rob Bishop’s only real competition in the 1st Congressional District race may not be from his Democratic opponent — but from a candidate in the new United Utah Party.

"The campaign of Logan businessman Eric Eliason of the UUP has $194,503 in the bank, compared with $561,444 for Bishop. Democrat Lee Castillo, of Layton, has just $734, disclosure forms show..."

Follow this link to read Lee Davidson's piece on Eric's candidacy in the Salt Lake Tribune on July 20.