12 March 2020 – In-person declaration of political candidacy suspended

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: UT
Lead People/Agency: Govenor Gary R. Herbert

Overview: Executive Order 2020-2 suspends Utah Code 20A-9-407(3)(a) and 20A-9-408(3)(b) because these provisions require a potential candidate to file a declaration of candidacy in person.
Full details here: https://rules.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/Utah-Executive-Order-No.-2020-2.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat