Cox seeks Utah governorship

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor of Utah in 2020.

“After much prayer and deliberation, Abby and I are excited to announce we are running for governor of the great state of Utah in 2020,” Spencer Cox said in a video. “Serving as lieutenant governor during one of the most successful periods in state history has provided me with the knowledge and experience necessary to sustain our prosperity and take full advantage of important opportunities ahead.”

Read the rest of this story in Thursday’s edition of The Times-Independent.