RQN has substantial breadth and depth of experience in the area of political and election law. From US Presidential candidates to a small group of citizens seeking political change, RQN has advised a large and varied collection of clients coming into contact with the laws governing the political process. No matter the client, the firm prides itself in providing quality advice based on a wealth of experience and connections. RQN attorneys have provided legal services to a politically diverse group of local, state and national candidates, varied non-profit and non-partisan groups, as well as numerous other private entities and citizens engaging in the political arena. Some of the services provided by this practice group include the following:

  • Advising and representing candidates and campaigns in federal, state, and local elections and across the political spectrum;
  • Advising clients in connection with state and local initiatives and referenda;
  • Assisting clients in their interactions with state and federal agencies, including the submission of reports and other filings and campaign finance law;
  • Advising governmental bodies on compliance with election laws, such as the canvassing process and sign/billboard ordinances;
  • Litigating election and/or political issues falling under the Utah Election Code, the Utah Constitution, federal law, and the United States Constitution;
  • Advising boards, commissions, authorities, and other bodies fulfilling legislative mandates or interacting with local, state, and national governments;
  • Advice concerning the formation, governance, and compliance of political action committees (PACs) and political issue committees (PICs).

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Matthew M. Cannon, Chair

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