It's been nearly 30 years since Utah elected a Democrat as Governor, but retired Major General Peter Cooke told The Salt Lake Tribune that democracy doesn't work without a two-party system. He says it's the chance for an open discussion about the issues. General Cooke is challenging Republican incumbent Governor Gary Herbert. Wednesday, Peter Cooke joins us at the Hinckley Institute of Politics to talk about the issues he says call for new leadership.
RadioWest will speak with Governor Gary Herbert on Wednesday, October 31
For more on our 2012 Meet the Candidates series in partnership with the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics, follow the links below:
KUER is part of the VoteUtah 2012 project - a partnership of public broadcasters across the state. They hosted the third Gubernatorial debate on October 11: