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Photo credits, top from left to right: Laura Greene, The Enterprise via Associated Press; David Zalubowski, Associated Press; Andrew Harnik, Associated Press. Photo credits, bottom from left to right: courtesy of the Darrell Castle campaign; Tae-Gyun Kim via Associated Press; Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner via Associated Press.

The 2016 election season has proved to be contentious, divisive and exciting, and there is no shortage of opinions. Here we’ve compiled several different viewpoints from Utah residents and others hailing from various parties on who they think should be elected and why.

My view: From hand-wringing to highly resolved

Nathan B. Oman: Dear Utah Democrats, please cast an effective vote against Trump

My view: How wild election could end with Evan McMullin as president

My view: Why this Mormon won't vote for Donald Trump

My view: If Utah rallies around Trump, I'm going to hold a grudge

My view: What standing up means this election

My view: As a conservative Christian, I am supporting Donald Trump

My view: Utah's political leaders should endorse Evan McMullin

Kem Gardner: Why Mormons should support Hillary

My View: The moral case for Donald Trump

My View: What Mormons should know about Hillary Clinton

Exclusive: Donald Trump: Utah can help make America great again

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton: What I have in common with Utah leaders

Evan McMullin: I'm running for president to give voters someone they can support proudly

Exclusive: Gary Johnson: Clarifying my views on religious freedom, Mormons

Constitution Party nominee Darrell Castle: A promising alternative

My view: Donald Trump has a record of success

My view: Why Hillary Clinton is my choice for 2016

My view: Evan McMullin could be the most important independent candidate in history

My view: Trump's family values are Utah's values

My view: There's only one candidate for health care

My view: Vote Utah’s conscience: Evan McMullin, not Donald Trump, is the candidate worth rallying around

My view: Let's talk about Hillary from a legal, constitutional standpoint

My view: Republicans must unite behind the party’s nominee

My view: Partnership trumps domination: Why I’m voting for Hillary (even though I don’t like her)

My view: Trump is a patriot similar to the likes of the Founding Fathers

Cherilyn Eagar: Spoiler alert! Are Republicans about to repeat 1964?

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Near-final thoughts on a repulsive presidential campaign