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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Why I am a Mormon Democrat: Brian Ferguson

In politics and in government there is an essential tension between individual freedom and governmental regulation. Many Mormons presume that freedom is more important than regulation. “After all,” they say, “doesn’t the story of the War in Heaven make it clear that the Father and the Son support freedom while Lucifer is the advocate for control?” Actually, the answer to that question is, “No.” That is a common misreading of the story.

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Religious Freedom

The LDS Church's new website regarding religious freedom provides excellent guidance on becoming a positive influence in civics, politics, and culture. The site includes explanations of the rights we currently enjoy and advice on what you can do to help protect those right, as well as how to work with those you disagree with to advance public policy.

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