“Don Guymon, spokesman for the Utah Republican Party Constitutional Defense Committee, said in a statement released Tuesday that all of the bills associated with the legal challenge have been paid.

“This enables us to keep the principled fight for every Utah citizen’s First Amendment freedoms alive, so that every Utah neighborhood has a real and meaningful voice in Utah politics,” Guymon said.

The writ filed with the Supreme Court follows a failed attempt by backers of the Count My Vote initiative petition intended to strengthen SB54 to qualify for the November ballot.”