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3 PROPOSITIONS ARE APPROVED BY UTAH VOTERS

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Utah voters approved three propositions that range from moving the starting day of the Legislature to allowing the governor to appoint his own counsel.

Voters approved Proposition No. 1 and Proposition No. 2 by 70 percent to 30 percent. Proposition No. 3 passed by roughly 60 percent to 40 percent. Results are not official.Proposition No. 1 moves the starting date of the Utah Legislature from the second to the third Monday in January and clarifies that legislative terms begin Jan. 1.

It says the Legislature must consider items vetoed by the governor within 60 days and extends the period the Utah Senate may consider judicial appointments to 60 days, instead of 30.

Proposition No. 2 revises the corporations article to prohibit monopolies and mandates all common carriers provide service without discrimination. The prop-osition clarifies the ban on employment blacklisting.

Besides authorizing the governor and judicial branch to appoint legal counsel, Proposition No. 3 requires state auditor and treasurer candidates to be at least 25 years old by Election Day.

The proposition changes the name of the Board of Pardons to the Board of Pardons and Parole and clarifies its responsibilities. It also eliminates the Board of Examiners and clarifies the compensation and use of fees by public officials.