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Salt Lake County Democratic Party 2024 Nominating Convention Results


Salt Lake County Democratic Party 2024 Nominating Convention Results




SALT LAKE CITY, April 1st, 2024 -- The Salt Lake County Democratic Party held our 2024 Nominating Convention on Saturday, March 31. With 14 candidates running across 6 contested races, dozens more uncontested State House and SLCo candidates, and over one thousand delegates participating, our 2024 Convention was a huge success. 


“Saturday was electric!” said Jade Velazquez, Chairman of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party. “The halls were filled with delegates, candidates, and volunteers who were fired up for the 2024 election cycle. I am thrilled with the caliber of candidates we have running at all levels of federal, state, county, and local government who care about what Utahns value; good jobs, affordable housing, and a sustainable environment that we can enjoy with our families. 



Salt Lake County Council At-Large:


Natalie Pinkney - 51%

Dustin Gettel - 49%

Deondra Brown - Eliminated in the first round of ranked-choice voting


With no candidate reaching 55% of the vote Natalie Pinkney and Dustin Gettel will be facing off in the Primary election this June.


Salt Lake County District 4:


Ross Romero - 90%

Matthew Tracy - 10%


Former State Senator Ross Romero is the Democratic Party nominee for Salt Lake County Council District 4.


State House 22:


Rep. Jen Dailey-Provost - 81%

Jakey Siolo - 19%


Rep Dailey-Provost is the Democratic Party nominee for State House District 22.


State House 24:


Grant Miller - 73%

Joel Briscoe - 27%

Ramón Barthelemy - 0%


All three candidates gathered signatures and qualified for the June Primary election.


State House 30:


Jacob Fitisemanu - 85%

Sophia Hawes-Tingey - 15%


Jacob Fitisemanu is the Democratic Party nominee for State House District 30.


State House 31:


Verona Mauga - 73%

Brett Garner - 27%


Verona Mauga is the Democratic Party nominee for State House District 31.


“I congratulate the candidates who made it through the Nominating Convention and sincerely thank candidates who’s races came to an end”, said Chair Velazquez. “Running for public office takes courage and sacrifice and we offer sincere appreciation to everyone involved.”


The Utah State Democratic Party Convention is on April 27 at Cottonwood High School from 8am-5pm.



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