Utah Libertarian Party announces candidates; gains local media coverage

The following Press release, posted online at:


(Salt Lake City) — The Libertarian Party of Utah met today in Draper to approve and nominate its slate of candidates for the November, 2014 General Election. The nominated candidates are:

Federal Candidates:

Craig Bowden – US House 1

Jim L Vein – US House 4

Utah Constitutional Office Candidates:

W. Andrew McCullough – Attorney General

Utah Senate:

Dwight Steffner – State Senate 18

Brent Zimmerman – State Senate 22

Utah House:

Roger S. Condie – State House 7

Megan Clegg – State House 23

Chelsea Travis – State House 35

Rainer Huck – State House 40

Bret Black – State House 44

Lee Anne Walker – State House 46

Barry Evan Short – State House 72

Utah State Libertarian Party Chairman Courtney White was pleased by the results, stating,

“I’m excited about the slate of candidates we nominated today. Each of them brings something special to the table, and all are dedicated to protecting the liberty of their constituents.”

The Libertarian Party of Utah supports a government limited in scope to protecting and preserving the innate rights of all individuals against all concentrations of power, be it governmental or corporate power over the individual, and which respects the earnings of every Utahn by controlling government spending. In that light, the party is pleased to note that it has selected its candidates without resorting to an expensive primary election conducted at public expense, unlike some other parties.

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