Derek Dowsett is the Producer of the County Seat. Now entering his 11th season of the program, he has received what he considers a "Crash Course" in County Government.

The underlying tenet of our democracy is that everyone has a vote. However, fewer people are turning out to the polls. Some people are beginning to think that the process is to blame. The Count My Vote initiative was started to change Utah to a direct primary state and it has raised quite a stir.
Chad Booth brought together Taylor Morgan, Executive Director of Count My Vote, and David Miller, Iron County Commissioner, to discuss the issue.
How would changing from a caucus system to encourage more voter participation change the landscape of elections in Utah? How could the Count My Vote Initiative hurt rural communities in Utah?