Our endorsements
2012 general election
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Over the past several weeks, The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board has published editorials giving our recommendations on who should be elected to various local, state and national offices, and outlining the reasons why. The full editorials can be found on our website: www.sltrib.com/opinion

Here is a summary.

For President of the United States:

— Barack Obama

For U.S. Senate:

— Orrin Hatch

For U.S. House of Representatives:

— 1st District: Rob Bishop

— 2nd District: Jay Seegmiller

— 3rd District: Jason Chaffetz

— 4th District: Jim Matheson

For Utah Governor:

— Gary Herbert

For Utah Attorney General:

— Dee Smith

For Salt Lake County Mayor:

— Ben McAdams

For Salt Lake County Council:

— At-Large: Jim Bradley

— District 2: Michael Jensen

— District 4: Sam Granato

— District 6: Paul Recanzone

Salt Lake County Proposition 1, Parks Bond:

— For

Utah Constitutional Amendments:

— Amendment A, Severance Tax Revenue to Trust Fund: No

— Amendment B, Property Tax Break for Active Military: Yes

As always, the choice is yours.