n. Running for Utah's Senate seat against incumbent Orrin Hatch. Many have grown tired of Orrin's "politics as usual" practices. Pete Ashdown is not afraid to look this Goliath in the eye and cowboy up. Pete is also the founder of XMission Internet in Salt Lake City. This progressive pioneer sponsors literally hundreds of non-profit groups with free service. Never known to step down from a challenge or shy away from an innovative idea.