Hinckley Institute of Politics explains what’s at stake for Utah’s Primary Election

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah(News4Utah) Today is Primary Election Day in Utah. Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, joined Brian Carlson, to help us better understand what’s at stake. Watch the video to find out more.

About Jason Perry

Prior to his tenure at the U, Jason served as the Chief of Staff to Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert. A graduate of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at The University of Utah, Jason began his career working for the state Attorney General. A passionate advocate for protecting children, Jason helped launch the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce and received the FBI Director’s Award for distinguished service to the law enforcement community. He also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. Following his service in the Attorney General’s office, Jason became an Administrative Judge at the state Department of Commerce where he quickly rose to the level of deputy director. While serving in this capacity, former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. appointed Jason to serve as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, a cabinet level position.

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