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I'm running for U.S. Senate because Utah voters deserve elected leaders and policies that will bring political balance to our fast-growing state During my 2020 campaign for Congress in Utah, I learned a lot as our team & I met many voters across 14 counties. Utahn after...

Thanks to everyone asking about the 2022 Utah Senate race. Yes, I’ve filed. Yes, I’m running. Important data: 500,000+ Utahns voted for a Democrat in the 2020 election, including 129,762 for me in CD2 & 560,282 statewide for Biden/Harris. I believe in the importance of a true marketplace of...

Davina Smith, Democratic Party candidate for House District 69 — vs. the notorious incumbent Phil Lyman — joined the Utah Women’s Democratic Club virtual luncheon today. Here’s an oped I wrote about Davina & her race, published in last Sunday’s SL Tribune. “Smith’s background has prepared her...

Dear Friends and Supporters, Salt Lake City’s welcome to Senator Harris was visible on many street corners this week, under hazy smoke-filled skies because of west coast fires. Our campaign joined other groups in a strong show of support at a local park. Utah’s increasing diversity...

Dear Friends and Supporters, Since announcing my run to represent the residents in Utah’s 2nd congressional district, there have been certain days—and paramount issues—that reinforce why I am seeking your support to flip the district. Recent reporting about Donald Trump’s disparagement of military service members and our...

Dear Friends and Supporters, Last week, campaign Tech Director Tai and I attended three of the four rural town halls that Chris Stewart held, travelling 702 miles in my old truck over two days. Green alfalfa fields blurred into red rock deserts and back again under...

Dear Friends and Supporters, Former Secretary of State and Marine veteran George Shultz likened diplomacy to gardening. I have always liked that imagery and metaphor. Politicking across Utah’s vast 2nd Congressional district is gardening too. When done well, it requires repeat visits—not a drive-by, or election...

Dear Friends and Supporters, I want to share a video by a local community activist and well-known public television professional, Mary Dickson. Mary has long been an advocate for downwinders, families exposed to nuclear testing in the 1950s. Like my dad, she is a downwinder herself....

Dear Friends and Supporters, Utah’s 2nd Congressional District was gerrymandered by Utah’s Republican-dominated state legislature so that a Democrat could never win. After the last census, its boundaries were drawn to stretch the vast district from urban Salt Lake City to rural Southern Utah, 14 counties...