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  LDS Church Says DOMA Position Clear; Won't Make Nevada Statement
A local LDS Church spokesman told the Las Vegas Sun that the Church would probably not make an official statement on the Nevada's question 2, which would start the process of amending the state's constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman. William Stodddard, Las Vegas-based Church spokesman told the Sun that the Church's position on the question is already clear and contained in the 1995 Proclamation on the Family.

  Survey Says Pastors Prejudiced Against Mormon Politicians
A survey of 518 pastors by Phoenix-based Ellison Research indicates that they generally would not vote for a Mormon, but would vote for a Jew. The survey was conducted earlier this year, before Senator Joseph Lieberman was chosen as the Democratic nominee for US Vice President.

  Ads For Mormon Candidates Run Afowl of Scout Rules
-- Utah Congressional candidate Derek Smith and Utah Attorney General hopeful Mark Shurtleff are having to edit their campaign ads after learning that their use of Boy Scouts in the ads violated Boy Scout policy.

  LDS Gubernatorial Candidate Ends Fast After Debate
The LDS Candidate on a planned 40-day hunger strike to get into the Utah gubernatorial debates was able to end his fast a day early. Jeremy Friedbaum debated Republican incumbent Michael Leavitt and Democratic candidate Bill Orton at Utah Valley State College on Wednesday, and afterwards broke his 39-day fast.

  BYU senior leads College Republican National Committee down election home stretch
As someone who was reluctantly dragged by a friend to his first College Republicans club meeting, the last place Brigham Young University business student Daniel Marriott thought he'd be was on the front row of the Republican National Convention.

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