The Utah Democratic Party Closes Filing Period

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact – Lauren Littlefield | 801-809-0929 | lauren@utdem.org

Salt Lake City, Friday March 24, 2017 – The Utah Democratic Party closed its filing period for state executive offices today at 5 pm.  For the first time in the party history, the Utah Democratic Party has 9 candidates for chair, 6 candidates for vice chair, 7 candidates for secretary, and 2 candidates for treasurer.   Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon issued the following statement:

“One year out from the 2016 Neighborhood Caucuses, we are still seeing new interest and new blood in our Utah Democratic Party.  It is exciting to see the ambition and engagement of so many Democrats.  Never has there been this much excitement around our party leadership elections. These record filings show that Utah Democrats are ready to continue our fight for working families, young people, women, and work toward a more balanced Utah.”

The State Convention will take place on Saturday June 17, 2017 at Weber State University.  More details will be released soon.