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Utah County GOP sets schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine

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Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem. The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. Valentine.

Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem. The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. Valentine.

Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

OREM — The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem.

The candidate filing period starts Oct. 7 and ends Oct. 14. The party will have two meet-the-candidate nights and a debate before holding a convention of delegates in Senate District 14 on Nov. 15. The district covers areas in Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork and Alpine.

Delegates will choose a nominee to fill the remaining 14 months of Valentine's term. Valentine resigned to head the Utah Tax Commission.

— Dennis Romboy