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Write a letter to the editor of your local paper. You know your local issues. Make the case for Kael to local voters. Read examples from Salt Lake County and Washington County.

Check our Show Your Support page for more ideas.

Join the Team

Subscribe to our email list at the bottom of this or any page on our website. Kael is a writer, and he writes his own messages.

Volunteer to join Team Weston. We have volunteer positions open in every area of the campaign.

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Tell Your Friends

Friends don’t let friends skip elections. Reach out to your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to make sure that they are registered to vote, they know why you support Kael Weston, and they turn in their ballot.

Send handwritten postcards to your friends.

Research shows that voters are more likely to act on a voting tip from someone they trust than on a message directly from a campaign.

Get more tips on Telling a Friend about Kael Weston.

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The 2020 Election in Utah will be conducted via Vote by Mail, meaning every single person registered to vote in the election will receive a ballot in the mail. Voters who are not able to register in time to receive a mail ballot can register and vote at an early or Election Day polling location.
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Confirm Your Voter Registration

Find your voter registration info at vote.utah.gov.

Register to vote or update your registration (including your mailing address for your mailed ballot) at vote.utah.gov.

Check your voter registration status in Salt Lake County.

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Make a Plan to Vote

Have you thought about how you will be voting, by mail or in person? When you will be voting? How will you get there? Will you go by yourself or with someone else?

Making a plan to vote is the most influential factor in whether someone will vote. Knowing HOW to vote, especially when some are trying to confuse voters, is very important. Making a concrete plan keeps the voter focused on next steps.

Voting in Utah varies by county. Choose your county on our Vote Utah list to find drop boxes, polling locations, and identification that may be required.

VoterProtection (VoPro) Hotline: 833-336-8683. You can also access the hotline via https://iwillvote.com/

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Help Others Vote

Because of the current pandemic, voters should be encouraged to use mail-in ballots, if at all possible.

Some voters might be confused about their voting options. Once you understand your county’s voting options, share that information with your neighbors and friends.

Reassure voters that they can vote safely and their vote will count.

Digital Toolkit
In order to make it easier for you to share your support of Kael Weston with your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors in this year when we are reaching out to voters primarily digitally, we have gathered everything together for you in a digital toolkit.
Learn about Kael Weston, then share what you learn with other voters. Thank you for your support!

About Kael

Sharing a short biography or video can be a good way to open a conversation about voting, especially if your friend shares elements of the biography.

A native Utahn, Kael Weston served 11 years in the U.S. State Department, including seven years in Iraq and Afghanistan. Kael wrote The Mirror Test, New York Times Editors’ Choice and Military Times’ Best Book of the Year. He has taught in Utah and at Marine Corps University (Quantico), U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis). For Kael Weston’s multi-year service in Fallujah, Iraq, the State Department awarded him the Secretary of State’s Award for Heroism.

Flyer

We have had many requests for a flyer that supporters can print and give out or a PDF they can attach to an email. Download the flyer below for printing in color and black & white or for digital.

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Weston for Congress flyer

Policy Priorities

Your friends may ask where Kael Weston stands on issues. You can start with the Issue Priorities page, where you can read about Kael’s stance on issues that are made even more difficult by COVID-19: economic recovery, healthcare, government accountability and ethics, and education. As well as other issues that must not be overlooked despite the demands of our current situation: social justice & civil rights, climate change, gun violence, and public lands.

For each general issue, follow the link to a page that expands on the issues and suggests federal policies to address them.

For longer answers to specific questions, watch recordings of the policy lunches. Topics include: Healthcare, Education, Public Lands, Foreign Affairs, Civil Rights, and more.

Media

Watch and read about Kael Weston in the media. Kael tells people that they can get to know him by his own record, the words he has published in his book, The Mirror Test (Knopf 2016), and in newspapers across the country.

Kael Weston on ABC4

Share a profile of Kael Weston.

 

“The Renegade Diplomat: Kael Weston’s Afghanistan Turnaround” by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Newsweek, November 5, 2012.

 

“Reflecting on war” by Elaine Jarvik, Continuum (University of Utah), Fall 2017.

Videos

In addition to policy discussions and endorsements, the campaign’s YouTube channel includes a collection of Voices & Vistas, in which voters from across the district talk about the issues that matter to them.

Vistas, including drone footage from across the district. Watch the whole Voices & Vistas playlist.

Radio ad about Kael Weston’s State Department service in Iraq & Afghanistan. Listen to the whole Radio Ads playlist.

Endorsements

Learn more about Kael Weston from the people who know him best in many different capacities. Their stories helped motivate him to run for political office.

“Elections are too often about the size of campaign war chests funded by lobbyists with little regard or attention given to what I believe are the most important dimensions of leadership: experience, trust, judgment, honesty, accountability, transparency, and empathy. And character and perseverance.”