Our Trumps, Ourselves

In my 60 years, I have never been aware of a candidate who has thrived upon negative attention quite as much as Donald John Trump. I have never seen a following of such a person as unwavering as we see now. My purpose of the following essay is less to analyze the personality of the man, which has been scrutinized in increasingly microscopic detail, nor to rake muck from his life and works. Rather, I will attempt to look at possible reasons for his enduring appeal, and what this might mean to us as a people.

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Candidate Profile: Charlene Albarran

Charlene McArthur Albarran was raised in Pocatello, Idaho.

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Why I am a Mormon Democrat: Claire Forste

I grew up in a household in which my mother had a PhD and worked while my father stayed home. My parents' unconventional relationship helped me to understand the importance of equality in a marriage, as well as the importance of pursuing a higher education. This upbringing encouraged me to support women's rights and gender equality.

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Why I am a Mormon Democrat: Samantha Hawkins

I am a Democrat because I believe that it is our responsibility to care for this earth that God created for us.

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Why I am a Mormon Democrat: Aubrey Klumker

To explain why I associate with Democrats is not a simple answer.

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Why I am a Mormon Democrat: Louella

I was first drawn to the Democrats because they are more inclusive in their membership. 

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Candidate Profile: Ty Markham

Ty Markham is a Wayne County resident & a local seasonal business owner since 2001. 

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Candidate Profile: Steve Hartwick

​Steve Hartwick was born in the Missouri Ozarks, and spent the first portion of his life in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Candidate Profile: Cindee Beard

A lifelong resident of Utah, Cindee currently resides in Stansbury Park with her husband and six children.

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Candidate Profile: Paul Schulte

Paul Schulte is running for the Utah State House of Representatives in District 39, representing the Taylorsville and Kearns area.
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