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Peter Cooke

Gary Herbert Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is projected to win reelection, the AP reports. The Republican incumbent defeated Democratic challenger Peter Cooke....

John Celock

Dem Attacks GOP Gov For Backing Idea Too 'Crazy' For Brewer | John Celock | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

The Democratic nominee for governor of Utah is attacking the Republican incumbent's decision to enter the state into a health care compact for Medicar...

Democrat Aims To Be Utah's 'Gourmet Cook'

Jake Rush | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Jake Rush

Utah has not had a Democratic governor since 1985. The Republican incumbency advantage there is formidable to say the least. However, this year's Democratic challenger to Republican Gov. Gary Herbert, Gen. Peter Stryker Cooke, wants to change that, and has the chops to do it. Progress in Utah Already In the neighborhoods surrounding the Salt Lake City Country Club, Cooke signs dot the streets. They feature two stars, symbolizing the General's 39-year career in the Army Reserves. Their colors: red and white. 'COOKE' is emblazoned in the middle in bold, blue font. They resemble an American Flag.